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Iain Glen is a Scottish actor, who was born on June 24, 1961 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, an independent school for boys (now co-educational), followed by the University of Aberdeen. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where he was the winner of the Bancroft Gold Medal. He has appeared onstage ... See full bio »

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Known For

Resident Evil: Extinction
(2007)
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Manfred Powell
(2001)
Kingdom of Heaven
Kingdom of Heaven Richard Coeur de Lion
(2005)

Filmography

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 2018 The Flood (post-production)
Philip
 2017 What About Love (post-production)
American Ambassador
 2016-2018 Delicious (TV Series)
Leo Vincent
- Episode #2.4 (2018) ... Leo Vincent
- Episode #2.3 (2018) ... Leo Vincent
- Episode #2.2 (2018) ... Leo Vincent
- Episode #2.1 (2017) ... Leo Vincent
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Leo Vincent
 2011-2017 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Jorah Mormont
- The Dragon and the Wolf (2017) ... Jorah Mormont
- Beyond the Wall (2017) ... Jorah Mormont
- Eastwatch (2017) ... Jorah Mormont
- The Queen's Justice (2017) ... Jorah Mormont
- Stormborn (2017) ... Jorah Mormont
 2016-2017 Cleverman (TV Series)
Jarrod Slade
- Borrowed Time (2017) ... Jarrod Slade
- Skin (2017) ... Jarrod Slade
- Muya (2017) ... Jarrod Slade
- Dark Clouds (2017) ... Jarrod Slade
- Bindawu (2017) ... Jarrod Slade
 2017 My Cousin Rachel
Kendall
 2016 Jack Taylor: Purgatory
Jack Taylor
 2016 Jack Taylor: Nemesis
Jack Taylor
 2016 Jack Taylor: Cross (TV Movie)
Jack Taylor
 2016 Dusty and Me
Mickey the Bubble
 2015 Eye in the Sky
James Willett
 2015 Air Ambulance ER (TV Series)
Narrator (2015-)
 2014 The Red Tent (TV Mini-Series)
Jacob
- Part 2 (2014) ... Jacob
- Part 1 (2014) ... Jacob
 2014 Masterpiece Mystery (TV Series)
 2013 Jack Taylor: Shot Down (TV Movie)
Jack Taylor
 2013 Breathless (TV Series)
Inspector Ronald Mulligan
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Inspector Ronald Mulligan
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Inspector Ronald Mulligan
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Inspector Ronald Mulligan
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Inspector Ronald Mulligan
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Inspector Ronald Mulligan
 2013 Kick-Ass 2
Uncle Ralph
 2013 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Doctor Willoughby
- Elephants Can Remember (2013) ... Doctor Willoughby
 2012-2013 Prisoners Wives (TV Series)
Paul
- Episode #2.4 (2013) ... Paul
- Episode #2.3 (2013) ... Paul
- Episode #2.2 (2013) ... Paul
- Episode #2.1 (2013) ... Paul
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... Paul
 2013 Borgia (TV Series)
Girolamo Savonarola
- Pax Vobiscum (2013) ... Girolamo Savonarola
- Palm Sunday (2013) ... Girolamo Savonarola
 2013 Jack Taylor: Priest (TV Movie)
Jack Taylor
 2013 Jack Taylor: The Dramatist (TV Movie)
Jack Taylor
 2013 Ripper Street (TV Series)
Madoc Faulkner
- The Weight of One Man's Heart (2013) ... Madoc Faulkner
 2012 Haven (TV Series)
Roland Holloway
- Real Estate (2012) ... Roland Holloway
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Series)
Warwick
- Henry IV, Part 2 (2012) ... Warwick
 2011 The Iron Lady
Alfred Roberts
 2011 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Sir Richard Carlisle
- Christmas at Downton Abbey (2011) ... Sir Richard Carlisle
- Episode #2.8 (2011) ... Sir Richard Carlisle
- Episode #2.7 (2011) ... Sir Richard Carlisle
- Episode #2.6 (2011) ... Sir Richard Carlisle
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... Sir Richard Carlisle
 2011 Strike Back (TV Series)
Gerald Crawford
- Project Dawn #6 (2011) ... Gerald Crawford
- Project Dawn #5 (2011) ... Gerald Crawford
 2011 Jack Taylor: The Pikemen (TV Movie)
Jack Taylor
 2011 Jack Taylor: The Magdalen Martyrs (TV Movie)
Jack Taylor
 2010 MI-5 (TV Series)
Vaughan Edwards
- Episode #9.7 (2010) ... Vaughan Edwards
- Episode #9.6 (2010) ... Vaughan Edwards
- Episode #9.5 (2010) ... Vaughan Edwards
- Episode #9.4 (2010) ... Vaughan Edwards
- Episode #9.3 (2010) ... Vaughan Edwards
 2010 Jack Taylor: The Guards (TV Movie)
Jack Taylor
 2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Octavian
- Flesh and Stone (2010) ... Octavian
- The Time of Angels (2010) ... Octavian
 2010 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series)
Otto Frank
- The Diary of Anne Frank (2010) ... Otto Frank
 2009 Pope Joan
Village Priest
 2009 Harry Brown
S.I. Childs
 2009 Eadar-Chluich (TV Series)
 2009 Into the Storm (TV Movie)
King George VI
 2009 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Luke Slade
- Unsafe (2009) ... Luke Slade
 2009 The Diary of Anne Frank (TV Mini-Series)
Otto Frank
- May 1944 (2009) ... Otto Frank
- June 1943 (2009) ... Otto Frank
- November 1942 (2009) ... Otto Frank
- October 1942 (2009) ... Otto Frank
- Amsterdam 6th July 1942 (2009) ... Otto Frank
 2008 Slapper (Short)
Red / Michael Simmons
 2008 City of Vice (TV Series)
John Fielding
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... John Fielding
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... John Fielding
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... John Fielding
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... John Fielding
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... John Fielding
 2007 Starting Over (TV Movie)
Gregor Dewhurst
 2007 The Relief of Belsen (TV Movie)
James Johnston
 2007 Resident Evil: Extinction
Dr. Isaacs
 2007 Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution
Frank Ratcliffe
 2007 The Last Legion
Orestes
 2006 Small Engine Repair
Doug
 2005 Vagabond Shoes (Short)
Alec Murray
 2005 Tara Road
Danny Lynch
 2005 Kingdom of Heaven
Richard Coeur de Lion
 2005 Kidnapped (TV Movie)
Alan Breck
 2005 Man to Man
Alexander Auchinleck
 2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Dr. Isaacs
 2003 Carla (TV Movie)
Daniel
 2003 Spy Sorge
Richard Sorge
 2003 Song for a Raggy Boy
Brother John
 2002 Darkness
Mark
 2002 The Soul Keeper
Dr. Carl Gustav Jung
 2002 Impact (TV Movie)
Marcus Hodge
 2001 Gabriel & Me
Dad
 2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Manfred Powell
 2000 Anchor Me (TV Movie)
Nathan Carter
 2000 Glasgow Kiss (TV Series)
Stuart Morrison
- Confirmation (2000) ... Stuart Morrison
- Collapse (2000) ... Stuart Morrison
- Contrast (2000) ... Stuart Morrison
- Collusion (2000) ... Stuart Morrison
- Co-Operation (2000) ... Stuart Morrison
 2000 Beautiful Creatures
Tony
 2000/I Paranoid
Stan
 2000 The Wyvern Mystery (TV Movie)
Charles Fairfield
 1999 Wives and Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Preston
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Mr. Preston
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Mr. Preston
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Mr. Preston
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Mr. Preston
 1998 Mararía
Bertrand
 1998 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Damon Morton
- Episode #2.2 (1998) ... Damon Morton
- Episode #2.1 (1998) ... Damon Morton
 1997 Painted Lady (TV Movie)
Sebastian Stafford
 1996 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie)
Biff
 1994 Missus (TV Movie)
Father Pietro Salviati, Missus
 1993 The Young Americans
Edward Foster
 1992 Screen One (TV Series)
Commander Powell / Adam Bede
- Black and Blue (1992) ... Commander Powell
- Adam Bede (1992) ... Adam Bede
 1992 Frankie's House (TV Movie)
Tim Page
 1991 30 Door Key
Joey
 1990 Silent Scream
Larry Winters - Special Unit Inmate
 1990 Fools of Fortune
Willie Quinton
 1990 Mountains of the Moon
John Hanning Speke
 1986-1989 Screen Two (TV Series)
Ray / Sailor / Allan Innes
- The Picnic (1989) ... Ray
- Will You Love Me Tomorrow (1987) ... Sailor
- Blood Hunt (1986) ... Allan Innes
 1988 Paris by Night
Wallace Sharp
 1988 Gorillas in the Mist
Brendan
 1988 The Fear (TV Series)
Carl Galton
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Carl Galton
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Carl Galton
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Carl Galton
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Carl Galton
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Carl Galton
 1986 Taggart (TV Series)
Scott Adair
- Knife Edge (1986) ... Scott Adair
 1983 Ring of Keys (TV Movie)
Student
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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Tony Britton, Ewan Hooper, Clive Wood, Joanna McCallum, Linal Haft, Steven Elliot, Liam O'Callaghan, Kevin Doyle, Nigel Cooke and Monica Dolan in the cast. Matthew Warchus was the director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ian Glen

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't know anyone who's suffered lung cancer. See more »

Trivia:

Nominated for Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Play for "The Crucible". See more »

Trademark:

Gravelly voice See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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