Who Won the 1981
Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Play

Ian McKellen

("Amadeus")

1980 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Play Winner
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Sir Ian McKellen Reflects on his Youth as a Closeted Gay Man in this Heartbreaking Short Film

The Good Men Project (blog)
“Gay people, homosexuals, conducted their lives as secretly as possible,” Sir Ian McKellen recounts in a powerful new short film. “There was nobody who was out. Nobody.” The four-minute film was directed by filmmaker Joe Stephenson for Tate Britain's ...

1981 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Play Winner Ian McKellen News

“It's in playing we become ourselves”: Ian McKellen charms Istanbul

TRT World
“Shakespeare knew us all,” said Sir Ian McKellen, to the rapt audience at Istanbul's Zorlu Performance Centre, telling the crowd what particularly he likes about the playwright. The small theatre felt intimate as the great stage and film actor filled ...

1981 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Play Winner Ian McKellen News

To Sir Ian McKellen, life as a closeted gay man was 'a terrible oppression'

LGBTQ Nation
Audiences familiar with Ian McKellen's many iconic appearances on stage and screen know the actor from roles in Beauty and the Beast, the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies, the X-Men series and dozens of other roles, but they've never seen him ...

1981 Tony Awards Best Leading Actor Play Winner Ian McKellen News

Ian McKellen Looks Back On His Closeted Gay Youth In New Short ...

Huffington Post
Ian McKellen opened up about the challenges of growing up gay in a poignant short film. The 77-year-old actor, who can currently be seen as Cogsworth in ...

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