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Why Sir Ian McKellen And Sir Patrick Stewart Rule The Internet
The very best online moments of the selfie-loving thesps

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THE COMIC MUSE

The two sirs aren’t liable to take themselves too seriously, and have proved their comedy chops repeatedly over the years. They’ve both done the SNL monologue, online skits, and even the odd song and dance…

30) Sir Patrick famously appeared in Extras, where he saw everything. Though having seen the final result, he wasn’t too happy:

31) Sir Ian isn’t averse to showing the odd bit of skin, and it was a lucky audience who got a glimpse of his very special pants last year.

32) No matter the time of year, Jean Luc Picard can always help you get in the Christmas spirit with the Enterprise’s rendition of Let It Snow, “Make It So”:

33) However, Sir Patrick doesn’t need fancy editing to sing his heart out – this clip proves he makes a glorious song and dance man, complete with hat and cane:

34) Making the most of his great big bushy beard, Sir Ian got mistaken for a tramp in Melbourne, and took the chance to gather up some change:

35) In 2012, Sir Patrick starred in an utterly bizarre Olympic-themed sketch on Funny Or Die, playing a cockney ticket touter. He’s joined by Simon Pegg, Ryan Lochte and Maisie Williams:

36) Individually, the two Sirs have each had the uniquely American honour of hosting Saturday Night Live, and each gave the requisite monologue to an adoring audience:

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1 Great article
...seem like such decent chaps More

Posted by spideed2 on Friday May 9, 2014, 12:44

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Thanks for this - cheered me up no end! :) More

Posted by callaghan_h on Friday May 9, 2014, 12:14

3 Bromancs
Why can't two guys have fun together? Doesn't mean they are fooling around ! I think it's sweet to see two such great actors who command the respect of most of their peers have such a great bromance More

Posted by kittybinks on Friday May 9, 2014, 06:54

4 wow
Empire JUST turned from a movie magazine into a celebrity magazine like that! More

Posted by Darren47 on Thursday May 8, 2014, 19:52

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So why are those two geezers together all the time? Are they fucking? More

Posted by Pelle on Thursday May 8, 2014, 14:32

6 Sweeties!
The pair always make my day when I see their photos or clips! I am so looking forward to X-Men Days of Future Past! More

Posted by lfrost on Wednesday May 7, 2014, 22:14


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