Sir Ian McKellen mistaken for a tramp as he rehearses for play

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Whether he's playing Gandalf, Magneto or King Lear, Sir Ian McKellen is known for his character roles.

But his latest performance was perhaps his most impressive yet – he was mistaken for a genuine tramp as he sat outside a theatre.

The 70-year-old X-Men star was wearing his threadbare costume during a break from rehearsing for Waiting For Godot in Melbourne, Australia, when a passer-by gave him an Australian dollar.

via Sir Ian McKellen mistaken for a tramp as he rehearses for play | Mail Online.

3 thoughts on “Sir Ian McKellen mistaken for a tramp as he rehearses for play

    1. lol I don’t know. Maybe you just don’t expect to run into Gandalf, in disguise as a homeless, smelly, disheveled and ancient looking, sitting in a chair on a sidewalk in Melbourne. Most people don’t actually look at the bums they walk past.

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