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  1. Ian McKellen Responds to "Abhorrent" Orlando Shooting

    6:51 pm 6/12/2016

    The celebrated British actor and LGBT activist commented while attending the Shanghai Film Festival, where he is taking part in a Shakespeare Lives cultural program. Read more

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  2. 'The Dresser': TV Review

    3:55 pm 5/30/2016

    A terrific and touching little gem about acting, aging, love and devotion.Read more

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  3. Ian McKellen Slams India's "Repressive" Anti-Gay Law

    1:30 am 5/25/2016

    The actor on his visit also tells Bollywood star Aamir Khan at a Shakespeare on Film event about how being gay affected his career. Read more

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  4. Ian McKellen Explains Why He Returned $1.4M Memoir Advance

    5:30 am 4/4/2016

    "It was a bit painful — I didn't want to go back into my life and imagine things that I hadn't understood so far."Read more

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  5. Oscars: Ian McKellen Says Gay Actors Have Also Been "Disregarded"

    7:53 am 1/26/2016

    "No openly gay man has ever won the Oscar. I wonder if that is prejudice or chance," the British thespian told 'The Guardian.'Read more

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  6. Anthony Hopkins Revisits "Uneasy Relationship" With Theater in 'The Dresser'

    10:58 am 1/8/2016

    "Everyday I think about quitting [acting]," the actor said at TCA, when he also discussed the "insecurity" that drove him to leave his theater career behind.Read more

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  7. Voila! How to Turn Johnny Depp Into a Bald, Mean Gangster

    11:00 am 11/25/2015

    Prosthetics, wigs and hours of preparation transformed Depp into 'Black Mass' subject James "Whitey" Bulger and Eddie Redmayne into transgender pioneer Lili Elbe.Read more

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  8. Ian McKellen Takes Trip Down Memory Lane With "Women I've Filmed With"

    5:46 pm 11/20/2015

    Ava Gardner, Meryl Streep, Ellen Page and Maggie Smith are included. Read more

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  9. 'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Ian McKellen ('Mr. Holmes')

    7:00 am 10/21/2015

    The stage and screen legend talks with THR about his life, career and unprecedented depiction of the world's greatest detective as an old man. Read more

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  10. London Film Festival Closes With 'Steve Jobs'

    4:17 am 10/19/2015

    Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin provided the star power on the closing night.Read more

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