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Ian McKellen is brilliant with research. I paid really close attention to the sources he goes to. He's a very, very intelligent man.
Brendan Fraser

Meaning of "McKellen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MCKELLEN

McKellen  [məˈkɛlən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MCKELLEN

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determiner
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Mckellen is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MCKELLEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

McKellen

McKellen is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: ▪ Gordon McKellen, American figure skater ▪ Ian McKellen, English actor...

Definition of McKellen in the English dictionary

The definition of McKellen in the dictionary is Sir Ian. born 1939, British actor, noted esp for his Shakespearean roles; films include The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MCKELLEN


Alan
ˈælən
Allen
ˈælən
Babylon
ˈbæbɪlən
belon
ˈbɛlən
colon
ˈkəʊlən
Dylan
ˈdɪlən
fallen
ˈfɔːlən
felon
ˈfɛlən
fluellen
flʊˈɛlən
gallon
ˈɡælən
Magellan
məˈɡɛlən
matfelon
ˈmætˌfɛlən
melon
ˈmɛlən
muskmelon
ˈmʌskˌmɛlən
paddymelon
ˈpædɪˌmɛlən
pademelon
ˈpædɪˌmɛlən
stolen
ˈstəʊlən
Venezuelan
ˌvɛnɪˈzweɪlən
watermelon
ˈwɔːtəˌmɛlən
Westfalen
vɛstˈfaːlən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MCKELLEN

McGregor
McGuffin
McGuinness
McGwire
MCh
McIndoe
McIntosh
McIntosh red
McJob
McKean
McKenna
McKinley
McKinnon
McLuhan
McMahon
McMansion
McMillan
McMurdo Sound
McNaghten Rules
McNaughten Rules

WORDS THAT END LIKE MCKELLEN

befallen
Bog of Allen
chapfallen
chopfallen
crestfallen
Cullen
downfallen
Enniskillen
Hellen
Llangollen
Lough Allen
mullen
pollen
Sankt Gallen
stollen
sullen
swollen
unfallen
Van Allen
woollen

Synonyms and antonyms of McKellen in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «McKellen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MCKELLEN

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Translator English - Chinese

麦凯伦
1,325 millions of speakers

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McKellen
570 millions of speakers

English

McKellen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मैककेलेन
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

ماكيلين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

МакКеллен
278 millions of speakers

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McKellen
270 millions of speakers

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McKellen
260 millions of speakers

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McKellen
220 millions of speakers

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McKellen
190 millions of speakers

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McKellen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

マッケラン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

맥켈런
85 millions of speakers

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McKellen
85 millions of speakers
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McKellen
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மெக்கெல்லனும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मॅककेलेन
75 millions of speakers

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McKellen
70 millions of speakers

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McKellen
65 millions of speakers

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McKellen
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Маккеллен
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

McKellen
30 millions of speakers
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McKellen
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

McKellen
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

McKellen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

McKellen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of McKellen

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MCKELLEN»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about McKellen

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5 QUOTES WITH «MCKELLEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word McKellen.
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Shawn Ashmore
I think Ian McKellen made it all happen, because he used to throw dinner parties and invite everyone over.
2
Adam Brown
It was just really odd to be in a room with Ian McKellen sharing cucumber sandwiches.
3
Brendan Fraser
I've been grateful enough, smart enough to take the work with Ian McKellen in Gods And Monsters.
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Brendan Fraser
Ian McKellen is brilliant with research. I paid really close attention to the sources he goes to. He's a very, very intelligent man.
5
William Kircher
It's great to work with people who are jobbing actors at different stages of their career, and learning from them, and getting over being star-struck by somebody like Ian McKellen because he has such a long prestigious history in the business, but then seeing how he works on the camera; you never stop learning.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MCKELLEN»

Discover the use of McKellen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to McKellen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Covering McKellen: An Understudy's Tale
Punctuated with hilarious celebtiry anecdotes, insightful travelling tales, and lessons for any aspiring thespian, David Weston deftly lifts the curtain on the Royal Shakepeare Company's King Lear tour and reveals the chaos underneath.
David Weston, 2011
2
Ian McKellen: an unofficial biography
Hailed at Broadway's 1992 Tony Awards as 'the world's greatest classical actor', Sir Ian McKellen has been a leading theatre actor since the 1960s.
Mark Barratt, 2005
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Shakespeare and the Middle Ages: Essays on the Performance ...
But feelings for Richard have not been warm, and Freedman declares, “ McKellen's confidence regarding a fixed audience response to his character underlines his innocence regarding the control of the camera over performance.” 107 Yet, as ...
Martha W. Driver, Sid Ray, 2009
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Brave Journeys: Profiles in Gay and Lesbian Courage
But by the time he was twenty-five, McKellen was outgrowing Ipswich, and with Chetwyn's blessing he moved up one more rung, to the Playhouse Theatre in Nottingham. Although he received slightly less money than at Ipswich, the Playhouse ...
David Mixner, Dennis Bailey, 2011
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Out
, Front ICON In 1981 he received Broadways highest honor, the Tony Award, for his performance as Salieri in Amadeus. McKellen came out publicly in 1988, when he joined the Arts Lobby to fight Section 28, legislation prohibiting U.K. schools ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Film
But that popularity has had its costs, as evidenced in the account by Ian McKellen of his role in the 1996 film Richard III, written in collaboration with film director Richard Loncraine. Like Olivier, McKellen's major impetus in making a film of ...
Russell Jackson, 2007
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New York Magazine
The latest to try is the 42-year-old British actor Ian McKellen. In Amadeus he dazzled Broadway audiences with his portrayal of the embittered composer Antonio Salieri. He offered us further proof that he is one of the theater's most exciting ...
8
The Advocate
Both McKellen and Cruz appear this year in science-fiction films, playing roles in which their sexual orientation is a nonissue: McKellen in X-Men (left), Cruz in Supernova. IF03^7 IDS TOBACCO CO TURKISHfn QOLDj Enjoy the mellow rlavor ...
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The Advocate
C O V E R S T O R Y THE KNIGHT'S MKfilH Playing the wizard Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings may make Sir Ian McKellen the world's best-known gay man. And he's armed and ready to carry the fight for equality along with him By Emm C.
10
The Wiz
THE CITY OBSERVED vegging out with Ian McKellen by Ed Leibowitz SINCE ITS GRAND OPENING IN 1919, Musso & Frank Grill has weathered generations of movie stars promoting their latest Cecil B. DeMille or William Wyler or George ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MCKELLEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term McKellen is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mr Holmes review: Ian McKellen magnificent as Sherlock in close to …
It is 1947 and Holmes (Ian McKellen​) is 93, living in obscurity on the Sussex coast. Dr Watson has long since left to marry. The stout ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
2
Sir Ian McKellen reveals how Tom Cruise almost stopped him …
Sir Ian McKellen has revealed how he turned down the chance to work with Tom Cruise, because it would have clashed with Lord Of The Rings ... «South Wales Argus, Jul 15»
3
Ian McKellen almost didn't star in the 'Lord of the Rings' or 'X-Men …
The 2000s were a great decade for British actor Sir Ian McKellen. He led two huge blockbuster franchises. In "X-Men," he played archnemesis ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
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At 76, Actor Ian McKellen Embodies An Older Sherlock In 'Mr. Holmes'
Ian McKellen spoke with FRESH AIR contributor Dave Davies about his career and his latest movie, in which he plays an aging Sherlock ... «NPR, Jul 15»
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How coming out made Ian McKellen a better actor
Actors often rely on real life experiences to help them in their craft and for Sir Ian McKellen, those experiences were deeply personal. «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
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McKellen takes on yet another iconic movie role in 'Mr. Holmes'
Ian McKellen — excuse me, Sir Ian McKellen — is one of the finest Shakespearen actors alive, with a stage career that spans Romeo to King ... «Stars and Stripes, Jul 15»
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Get That Passport Ready: Here's What's on Ian McKellen's Bucket List
"I'd like to find out how the computer works," says McKellen. "I just can't use it. I can send an email but when they come back to me, they go ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»
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Hedelt review: McKellen masterful, the reason to see 'Mr. Holmes'
Watching the smart and accomplished McKellen give life to Holmes, and capture his frustration over an encroaching senility, it's impossible to ... «Fredericksburg.com, Jul 15»
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11 Moments Sir Ian McKellen Was Too Witty For His Own Good
So, we decided to compile a list of several fantastic “Ian-isms” (totally just made that up) for your viewing pleasure. You're welcome in advance. «MTV.com, Jul 15»
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Ian McKellen Is a Fine, Complicated Mr. Holmes
In Bill Condon's Mr. Holmes, Ian McKellen gives one of his finest performances, as an aging Holmes reflecting on the past and contending with ... «Vulture, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mckellen [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mckellen>. Sep 2019 ».
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