(From Contactmusic.com, May 6.)

Sir Ian McKellen was given a dollar by a passer-by who assumed he was a beggar after seeing him in his 'Waiting for Godot' costume outside an Australian theatre.

Sir Ian McKellen was mistaken for a beggar by a passer-by.

The veteran actor was amazed to be given money after he stepped outside a theatre in Melbourne, Australia, where he was taking a break from rehearsing his role of Estragon in 'Waiting for Godot'.

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http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/story/beggar-ian-mckellen_1141611

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