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Actor Ian McKellen, from “The Lord of the Rings”, was hospitalized after falling from a stage

Actor Ian McKellen, from “The Lord of the Rings”, was hospitalized after falling from a stage
Actor Ian McKellen, from “The Lord of the Rings”, was hospitalized after falling from a stage

McKellen lost his balance and fell off the stage while performing in the play “Player Kings” at a London theater.

British actor Ian McKellen85 years old, famous for his participation in the film trilogy “The Lord of the rings”suffered a fall on Monday in a London theater, without serious consequences, the British press reported on Tuesday.

Ian McKellen lost his balance and fell off the stage while performing in the play “Player Kings”an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry IV, witnesses told British media.

In their statements to the British press, witnesses stated that the actor was screaming in pain after his accident, before being treated by the staff of the Noël Coward Theater and taken by ambulance to a hospital.

A regular actor in Shakespeare’s plays on stage, Ian McKellen became a global star in the 2000s for his role as Magneto, a mutant capable of manipulating metal in the film saga. “X Men”and later for being the bearded wizard Gandalf in the trilogy “The Lord of the rings”.

How is Ian McKellen’s health after falling off the stage?

A theater spokesman said Ian McKellen was in “good morale” and that doctors who examined him said he was “he will recover quickly”.

This Tuesday’s performance was also canceled but the actor, also known for his commitment to defending the LGBT+ movement in the United Kingdom, is expected to return to the stage today, Wednesday.

Source: Ambito

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