ByMark Newton, writer at
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Mark Newton

Ian McKellen might be 74-years old, but he's still up-to-date with all the social media tomfoolery that goes on nowadays. For example. he recently Tweeted a picture of himself at the fresh young age of 30 as part of Twitter's 'Throwback Thursday'.

The picture, which shows him backstage the Grand Theatre in 1970, has been going crazy on Twitter, and one thing's for sure: If he looked like that nowadays, he'd no doubt have been a favorite to play Doctor Who, don't you think? Check out the picture below:

What do you think? Can you think of any other roles you'd love to see the young Ian McKellen play? Let us know below.


Young Ian McKellen looks...


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