The award-winning actors are known for the variety of roles that they have played, as well as for their striking personalities off-screen. People were charmed to see the duo, known to many as powerful magic wielders Minerva McGonagall from Harry Potter and Gandalf Greyhame from Lord of the Rings, out together.
The actors have only performed together a few times, but their friendship has been charming fans for years. This delightful interview on the Graham Norton Show showcases their unique relationship, and seeing the two of them so engrossed in the game together was just the mid-week pick me up people needed.
Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Ian McKellen doing a 🙌🏽 pic.twitter.com/uLn2yfLh68— monika (@fedology) July 12, 2017
Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Ian McKellan enjoying watching the #Wimbledon Centre Ct matches together make this a better day.— Lina Srivastava (@lksriv) July 12, 2017
Tennis may seem boring next to Quidditch or Hobbit-pleasing fireworks displays, but the two certainly seemed to enjoy themselves.