Harry Potter 'fans' have taken to Twitter to mourn the death of Ian McKellen, AKA Gandalf, after confusing him for Sir Christopher Lee, who passed away on Sunday.
McKellen played the Good Wizard in the 'Lord of the Rings' films, alongside Lee who was cast as the villain, Saruman.
rip in peece gandalf :'(— Fuchsia Blix (@fuchsiablix) June 11, 2015
RIP Gandalf 😢 pic.twitter.com/7gPNXbBJGW— DerVierVater (@RosendahlJohan) June 11, 2015
Loved you as Gandalf.— HighburyN5 (@Ashburtondave) June 11, 2015
RIP GANDALF or in real life Christopher Lee— Destroyer (@KissMeTaemin) June 11, 2015
christopher lee is gandalf??? FUKING GANDALF???? ARE YOU SERIOUS?? OH MY GOD 😭😭😭😭— maddie (@handsdowntotay) June 11, 2015
RIP Christopher Lee, AKA Gandalf 😩😭 pic.twitter.com/fm5mCRMmzO— ozzy (@OzzyIsADuck) June 11, 2015
RIP Gandalf 😢😢😢— Alyssa Mae (@Asdfghjklysss) June 11, 2015
RIP Gandalf #ChristopherLee 😪— Maxime Vinsot (@Maximevinsot) June 11, 2015
The news of Lee's death was announced on Thursday morning. He died at the age of 92 at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where he'd been for several weeks.
The veteran actor's work spanned seven decades, including roles in 'James Bond' and 'Lord Of The Rings'.