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Aliases: Incanus, Olorin, Tharkun, LathSpell, Grey Pilgrim, Grey Wanderer, Stormcrow, Greyhame, Mithrandir, Grey Fool, The White Rider
Date of Birth: ?
Race: Maia
Height: Described as rather tall, but bent
Date of Death: ?
Alignment: Good
Parents: N/A
Spouse: None
Date of Marriage: N/A
Children: none

Physical description: Appeared as an old man with a wise face. Immensely long grey beard, and bushy eyebrows. He was dressed in grey robes throughout much of LotR, but after his fall in Moria, he was dressed in shining white.

Biography: Gandalf entered into Middle Earth as one of the Istari, and was deemed the wisest of the order by Galadriel. He has been said to be the person most responsible for Sauron's downfall, laboring nonstop for roughly 2000 years to put an end to his reign. Gandalf was the bearer of Narya, the Ring of Fire, given to him by Cirdan when he arrived in Middle Earth. Gandalf always held Hobbits near to his heart, and he also held their race in high regard. When Bilbo found the Ring, Gandalf immediately suspected that it was the One Ring, but allowed Bilbo to keep it, for he knew Bilbo to be strong, and innocent: plus he knew no safer place for it, and he dare not be tempted with it himself. In the year 3001, Gandalf persuaded Bilbo to leave the Ring to Frodo, and shortly thereafter, Gandalf set in motion the Quest of Mount Doom. Gandalf was one of the most important people at the Council of Elrond, because he alone knew the full history of Sauron and the Ring. Although he fell battling the Balrog in Moria, he was sent back to Middle Earth as Gandalf the White to complete his errand. Aside from aiding Frodo in his journey, Gandalf did many other chief deeds during the War of the Ring, including freeing Theoden from the evil spells of Saruman and Wormtongue, and casting Saruman out and taking over as the head of the White Council. After the War of the Ring Gandalf sailed from the Grey Havens with Elrond, Bilbo, and Frodo. It is believed that he also took his beloved horse, Shadowfax.

MOvie Notes

Cast in this role is Ian Mckellen
Ian Mckellen as Gandalf

Favorite Quotes

"You cannot pass."..."I am a servant of the Secret Fire, Wielder of the Flame of Anor, You cannot pass. The dark fire will not avail you, Flame of Udun. Go Back to the Shadow! You cannot pass."

Movie Images

Official Site - Gandalf Cast Image
New Line Calendar
Official Teaser Trailer - Gandalf on bridge
Official Teaser Trailer - Gandalf on bridge II
Official Teaser Trailer - Gandalf on bridge III
Official Teaser Trailer - Gandalf on bridge IV
Official Teaser Trailer - Gandalf and Saruman
Official Teaser Trailer - Gandalf closeup
Official Teaser Trailer - Gandalf
Empire Magazine UK
Magazine Spread
Official Image - Gandalf in Thought
Official Image - Council of Elrond
Official Image - Council of Elrond 2
Official Internet Preview - Image 1
Official Site Image
Vanity Fair Image - 1
Vanity Fair Image - 2
German Magazine

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