Stories for January 20, 1996
- Jan. 20, 1996
- By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
You could say that Sir Ian McKellen is an actor who lives and breaths Shakespeare. Introduced to the Bard when he was only eight, McKellen says that he was riveted by the idea of people standing up on a platform speaking other people's words and weaving magic out of it all. infected with the acting bug, McKellen went to Cambridge where the example set by fellow students Trevor Nunn and David Frost helped convince him to pursue a career in the arts.