Archived from the original on 23 May I am examined regularly and the cancer is contained. Retrieved 28 November USA Today. Lord of the Rings actor appears on final track of Scissor Sisters' long-awaited third album, Night Work". Lawrence in Priest of Love but it was not until the s that he became more widely recognised in this medium after several roles in blockbuster Hollywood films. McKellen was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Birthday Honourswas knighted in the New Year Honours for services to the performing arts, and made a Companion of Honour for services to drama and to equality in the New Year Honours.
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The openly gay actor was so irritated to discover homosexuality is illegal in the state he decided to speak out. Top Stories. The film was a critical success. British Council.
In the s and s McKellen became a well-known figure in British theatre, performing frequently at the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatrewhere he played several leading Shakespearean roles, including the title role in Macbeth which he had first played for Trevor Nunn in a "gripping