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Retrieved 2 February Rowling, but we will never know for certain about Gandalf, the wise, white-bearded wizard from The H obbit and The Lord of the Rings. In April and Mayhe played the role of Mel Hutchwright in Granada Television 's long running British soap opera, Coronation Streetfulfilling a lifelong ambition.