Gandalf (also known as Gandalf the Grey and Gandalf the White, known to the Elves as Mithrandir) is a major character in both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings film series, portrayed by Sir Ian McKellen
Gandalf was created as Olórin, a messenger of the Valar. He was chosen to go to Middle-earth, evne though he was scared of Sauron. However, his mentor had convinced him to leave. When he came to Middle-earth, he was given the Narya, the Ring of Fire
An Unexpected JourneyEdit
The Desolation of SmaugEdit
The Battle of the Five ArmiesEdit
The Lord of the RingsEdit
The Fellowship of the RingEdit
The Two TowersEdit
The Return of the KingEdit
- Radagast the Brown (wizard)
- Saruman the White (wizard)
- Alatar the Blue (wizard)
- Pallando the Blue (wizard)
- Gandalf is the one who manipulated events for Bilbo and Thorin to meet which inadvertently caused Bilbo to find the One Ring and cause the War of the Ring.
- Gandalf could not remember the names of the Blue Wizards. This was because Peter Jackson didn't have rights to their name while making An Unexpected Journey.