June 24, 1961
60 years old
6 ft 1 in | 185.5 cm
74 kg | 163 lbs
10 US | 43 EU
Iain Glen was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, on June 24, 1961, is a Scottish actor.
Young Iain Glen first started performing during his years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
He got his television debut in Scottish detective fiction series Taggart (1986) in episode "Knife Edge", in role as Scott Adair.
He made his big screen debut in drama film Gorillas in the Mist: The Adventure of Dian Fossey (1988) in role as Brendan.
Iain's breakthrough performance came as Carl Galton in television drama series The Fear (1988).
What About Love (2021) drama romance in role as American Ambassador, opposite Sharon Stone and Andy Garcia
The Windermere Children (2020) biographical drama in role as Jock Lawrence, with Romola Garai and Thomas Kretschmann
Black Beauty (2020) drama in role as John Manly, opposite Mackenzie Foy and Kate Winslet
The Racer (2020) comedy drama in role as 'Sonny' McElhone, with Louis Talpe, Matteo Simoni and Tara Lee
He played Dr. Alexander Isaacs/Tyrant in Resident Evil film series (2004–2016):
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
He won the Silver Bear for Best Actor for his role as Larry Winters in biopic movie Silent Scream (1990).
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) tragicomedy opposite Gary Oldman, Tim Roth and Richard Dreyfuss
Harry Brown (2009) action thriller with Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer and Jack O'Connell
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) action adventure opposite Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight and Noah Taylor
Mountains of the Moon (1990) biographical with Patrick Bergin and Fiona Shaw
The Iron Lady (2011) biographical drama opposite Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent and Richard E. Grant
Darkness (2002) supernatural horror with Anna Paquin, Lena Olin and Giancarlo Giannini
Beautiful Creatures (2001) comedy drama opposite Rachel Weisz and Susan Lynch
The Last Legion (2007) historical action adventure with Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Into the Storm (2009) biographical opposite Brendan Gleeson, Clive Mantle and Adrian Scarborough
The Young Americans (1993) crime drama with Viggo Mortensen, Harvey Keitel and Thandie Newton
Paris by Night (1988) thriller opposite Charlotte Rampling and Michael Gambon
Fools of Fortune (1990) romantic drama with Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Sean T. McClory
Paranoid (2000) thriller opposite Jessica Alba and Mischa Barton
My Cousin Rachel (2017) romantic drama with Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, and Holliday Grainger
He played Ser Jorah Mormont in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2011-2019).
Screen Two (1986-1989) BBC anthology drama series in role as Allan Innes / Sailor / Ray
Frankie's House (1992) miniseries in role as Tim Page
Painted Lady (1997) mystery miniseries in role as Sebastian Stafford
Trial & Retribution (1998) police procedural television drama series in role as Damon Morton
Wives and Daughters (1999) BBC serial in role as Mr. Preston
Kidnapped (2005) BBC miniseries in role as Alan Breck
City of Vice (2008) historical crime drama television series in role as John Fielding
The Diary of Anne Frank (2009) BBC miniseries in role as Otto Frank
Doctor Who (2010) science fiction television programme in role as Father Octavian
Spooks (2010) BBC One spy drama series in role as Vaughn Edwards
Strike Back: Project Dawn (2011) action television serial in role as Crawford
Downton Abbey (2011) historical drama television series in role as Sir Richard Carlisle
Prisoners' Wives (2012-2013) BBC drama series in role as Paul
Borgia (2013) historical drama series in role as Girolamo Savonarola
Breathless (2013) period drama series in role as Inspector Ronald Mulligan
The Red Tent (2014) Lifetime miniseries in role as Jacob
Cleverman (2016-2017) drama series in role as Jarrod Slade
Delicious (2016-2019) Sky 1 drama series in role as Leo
Mrs Wilson (2018) historical drama miniseries in role as Alexander "Alec" Wilson
Titans (2019) action fiction web television series in role as Bruce Wayne
Attended the Edinburgh Academy and the University of Aberdeen.
Graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Has older brother, Hamish.
He was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for the "The Blue Room" (1999) and The Crucible (2007).
He was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for "Martin Guerre" (1997).
Lives in London, England, United Kingdom.
He was married to Susannah Harker (1993-2004), they have one son, Finlay.
He started dating Charlotte Emmerson in 2005, the couple got married in 2017, they have two daughters, Mary and Juliet.