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Ian McKellen : a biography / Garry O'Connor.

O'Connor, Garry, (author.).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250223883
  • ISBN: 1250223881
  • Physical Description: xii, 356 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The brown god -- The clatter of clogs -- Unfinished business -- The mafia -- Undeclared but hidden passion -- Encounter with a giant -- We can't match him -- Jeunesse Dorée in dour Edinburgh -- Travels with my peers -- Wolfitting down Hamlet -- Actors seize power! -- One step forward, two back--or one back, two forward? -- The matching of equals -- Enter Ganymede -- Validation -- The robot factory -- Body and soul -- The other strong yearning -- Pay-off performance -- Not so much in the cupboard but in the safe -- Self-awakening to spirit -- Who was Olivier's true heir? -- Underneath all the tolerance -- Shining a light through celluloid -- New labour interlude -- Hollywood god hubris -- Your double goes before you -- A footfall of memory interlude -- Saturnalia time -- Tergiversator -- Double standards -- The McKellen banterland -- It's a mad, mad world, my masters -- Small men locked in a big space -- What do we do now we're happy? Vicious old queens -- Corporate caretaking -- Gandalf doesn't do weddings--neither does Lear -- Finale.
Summary, etc.:
"The definitive biography of Sir Ian McKellen. In 2001, Ian McKellen put on the robe and pointed hat of a wizard named Gandalf and won a place in the hearts of Tolkien fans worldwide. Though his role in the film adaptation of Lord of the Rings introduced him to a new audience, McKellen had a thriving career a lifetime before his visit to Middle Earth. He made his West End acting debut in 1964 in James Saunders's A Scent of Flowers, but it was in 1980 that he took Broadway by storm when he played Antonio Salieri in Peter Shaffer's Tony-Award-winning play Amadeus. He has starred in over four hundred plays and films and he is that rare character: a celebrity whose distinguished political and social service has transcended his international fame to reach beyond the stage and screen. His life story has been a constantly developing drama and this biography is the next chapter."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Theater.
Performing arts.
McKellen, Ian.
Actors > Great Britain > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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