"I would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone."
Garry O'Connor explores the fascinating friendship in his new book, Ian McKellen: A Biography. Read an exclusive excerpt below.
"If they had been able to be open about themselves and their desires, they wouldn’t have started abusing people in the way they’ve been accused."
The gay actor marked the 30th anniversary of his coming-out with an empowering message for others.
For the Advocate's 50th Anniversary, Outfest executive director Christopher Racster honors Lord of the Rings and X-Men actor Sir Ian McKellen.
The legendary out actor commented on the sexual orientation of the character LeFou, and the lack of gay characters in general: "Why should they be excluded?"
The legendary out actor turned down $1.5 million to officiate at the wedding of the founder of Napster and a pop singer, because he'd have to appear as his character from The Hobbit films.