Ian McShane Height Weight Age Net Worth

Ian McShane

Ian McShane
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Birth Date

September 29, 1942


81 years old


United Kingdom

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 7½ in | 171 cm

Net Worth

$10 Million


72 kg | 159 lbs

Shoe size

9 US | 42 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Ian David McShane was born in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, on September 29, 1942, is an English actor.

Young Ian McShane first started performing as a member of the National Youth Theatre.

He made his big screen debut in romantic drama film The Wild and the Willing (1962) in role as Harry Brown.

He got his television debut in ITV series Redcap (1964) in episode "Epitaph for a Sweat", in role as Sapper Russell.

Ian's breakthrough performance came as Lovejoy in BBC1 comedy drama mystery series Lovejoy (1986, 1991–1994).

He landed his Broadway debut in a production of "The Promise" (1967) in role as Marat.

Ian McShane Height and Weight

How tall is Ian McShane and what is his weight? Ian McShane's height is 5' 7½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 171 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 159 іn pоunds or 72 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Ian McShane Age

Ian McShane is 81 years old.

Ian McShane Net Worth

Ian McShane net worth is around 10 million dollars.

Best Movies

He played Winston in John Wick film series:

John Wick (2014)

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)

John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023)

He was nominated for the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast for his role as Larry in drama film Nine Lives (2005).

He was nominated for the Annie Award for Best Voice Acting in an Animated Featured Production for his voice role as Tai Lung in animated action comedy film Kung Fu Panda (2008).

He won the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble for his role as Meredith in crime comedy drama film 44 Inch Chest (2009).

He was nominated for the Fright Meter Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Detective Mike Barron in supernatural horror movie Case 39 (2009).

He was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Villain for his role as Blackbeard in fantasy swashbuckler film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011).

He co-produced and starred as Al Swearengen in HBO Western television film Deadwood: The Movie (2019), for which was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie.

Se*y Beast (2000) psychological black comedy crime as Teddy Bass

We Are Marshall (2006) biographical sports drama as Paul Griffen

Scoop (2006) romantic crime comedy as Joe Strombel

Hot Rod (2007) comedy as Frank Powell

He voiced Captain Hook in animated comedy film Shrek the Third (2007).

He voiced Ragnar Sturlusson in fantasy adventure movie The Golden Compass (2007).

Death Race (2008) dystopian action thriller as Coach

He voiced Mr. Bobinsky in stop-motion horror film Coraline (2009).

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) fantasy adventure as Beith

Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) fantasy adventure as King Brahmwell

He voiced Umayya in animated action adventure film Bilal (2015).

He voiced The Grump in animated movie Here Comes the Grump (2018).

Hellboy (2019) superhero as Trevor Bruttenholm

He voiced Saiwa the Gorilla in animated fantasy adventure film My Father's Dragon (2022).

Best TV Shows

He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama also was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Al Swearengen in HBO Western television series Deadwood (2004-2006).

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film and the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Waleran Bigod in miniseries The Pillars of the Earth (2010).

He was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Mr. Wednesday in Starz fantasy drama series American Gods (2017-2021).

He was nominated for the Gold Derby TV Award for Drama Guest Actor for his role as Brother Ray in HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones (2016) in episode "The Broken Man".

You Can't Win (1966) ITV series as Joe Lunn

Wuthering Heights (1967) BBC 2 series as Heathcliff

Marco Polo (1982) NBC miniseries as Ali Ben Yussouf

Bare Essence (1983) NBC soap opera as Niko Theophilus

War and Remembrance (1988) war miniseries as Philip Rule

Dallas (1989) CBS soap opera as Don Lockwood

Madson (1996) BBC1 crime drama series as John Madson

Trust (2003) BBC One legal drama series as Alan Cooper-Fozzard

Kings (2009) NBC drama series as King Silas Benjamin

American Horror Story: Asylum (2012) FX horror anthology series as Leigh Emerson

Ray Donovan (2015) Showtime crime drama series as Andrew Finney

Doctor Thorne (2016) ITV drama series as Sir Roger Scatcherd


Attended Stretford Grammar School.

Studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

He is the only child.

Has Scottish, Irish and English ancestry.

Good friends with Charles Dance and Stephen Dillane.

He voiced Winston in video game John Wick Hex (2019).

Lives in Venice, California.


He dated Dutch actress and model Sylvia Kristel (1977-1980).

He was married to:

Ruth Post (1970-1976) they have a daughter, Kate McShane and a son Morgan McShane

Suzan Farmer (1965-1968)

He married Gwen Humble in 1980.