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Coronation Street

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Sir Ian McKellen

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Real name:Ian Murray McKellen Born: May 25, 1939 Burnley, Lancashire, UK Current partner: Sean Mathias
Parents: Denis and Margery
Siblings:sister, Jean Played: Mel Hutchwright (2005)

Born in Burnley, he was raised in nearby Wigan. His parents took him to the theatre and encouraged his interest in the theatre and in acting. He performed in many school plays and began attending theatre festivals in places such as Stratford. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1961 and began his career in the theatre. His career has focussed mainly in theatre but he has become well known in films and has done many television appearances over the years. His is most recently famed for his role as Gandalf the White in the Lord of the Rings trilogy but his Shakespearean performances are a wonder to behold. Early in his career, he came out and became open about his homosexuality, very courageous at the time, and has been active in gay rights organizations ever since.

He has now fulfilled another dream by appearing on Coronation Street. 

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Marvel Database

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Real Name
Current Alias

Erik Magnus, Eric Lehnsherr, Eric M. Lehnsherr, Eric Magnus Lensherr



Brotherhood of Evil Mutants (Earth-10005)

Unnamed parents (deceased)

Polaris (presumed daughter)
Scarlet Witch (presumed daughter)

Quicksilver (presumed son)






Marital Status

Magneto is a mutant born with his special powers into a jewish, sometime in the late 1920s (possibly 1928)

Place of Birth
Somewhere in Poland

First appearance



Magneto in X-Men: The Last Stand

Magneto was played by two-time Academy Award-nominee Sir Ian McKellen in the movie X-Men and its sequels, X2: X-Men United and X-Men: The Last Stand. In the first and third film, he is the main villain. In all of these films, he wishes for mutant prosperity, but is not above fighting the X-Men or killing innocents to do so. He attempts to mutate the world leaders in the first film, though he is unaware of its lethality. In the second film he escapes from prison and becomes more ruthless, manipulating Xavier into killing humans (just after foiling William Stryker's plan of vice versa). At the end of the third film, after attempting to destroy a mutant cure facility, Magneto is injected with the "cure" that strips him of his powers. However, the final scene of the movie indicates that either the cure may have not have fully effected him or that it is wearing off. In the X-Men films Magneto's resistance to mental attack does not stem from his own natural powers but is technological in nature; his helmet contains some kind of a psychic shielding component, able to completely negate both the telepathic abilities of Charles Xavier, and also the illusion-casting abilities of Mastermind. In these films Magneto is credited with helping Xavier to built Cerebro; it would seem that in the process of building a machine designed to amplify telepathy, Magneto learned enough to develop a means of shielding himself from it.

Powers and Abilities


See Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr) (Earth-616)#Powers


See Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr) (Earth-616)#Abilities

Strength level

Normal human male


If he is in an area with no metal, Magneto is almost completely helpless



His helmet protects him from psychic mutants


A movie entitled Magneto was announced after X-Men: The Last Stand, planned for 2009, it reveales more about him and how he became Magneto. 20th Century Fox has registered giving belief that the Magneto spin-off film may be called Origins: Magneto or Magneto Origins. There has been no official confirmation of the film title from the studio.


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