10 Celebs Who Are Gay That You Probably Didn’t Know About

Sir Ian McKellen – Magneto

Sir Ian McKellen has had a prolific career, but most fans know him for his role as Magneto in the “X-Men” films.

McKellen grew up in Northern England in the 1930s, when it was actually a crime to be gay. He told his story in the docuseries “It Got Better.” While McKellen grew up in a rough place for gay men, our next entry had to pretend to be someone completely different.