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Sir Ian McKellen urges for more roles for mature actresses

June 7, 2009 at 2:20 pm by xoanon  - 

London, June 6 : ‘Lord of the Rings’ star Sir Ian McKellen has called for playwrights to create more stage and screen roles for older actresses. McKellen backed a campaign by actors’ union Equity, which called on broadcasters to change their attitudes towards actresses aged over 45, in a bid to revive the British theatre and television. Over 4,000 people, including Julie Walters and Harry Potter actress Imelda Staunton, have signed a petition supporting the cause. Sir Ian McKellen urges for more roles for mature actresses

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