|Iain Glen Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||June 24, 1961|
Iain Glen is a Scottish actor who is most popularly known as Ser Jorah Mormont from the fantasy drama series, Game of Thrones. He has worked with many notable actors and actresses including Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie, and Orlando Bloom in various TV shows and movies like Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Song for a Raggy Boy, The Iron Lady, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, Law & Order: UK, The Diary of Anne Frank, Cleverman, and Delicious.
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
He went to Edinburgh Academy. Later, he enrolled at the University of Aberdeen. Glen also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), where he was awarded the Bancroft Gold Medal.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Hamish Glen (Older Brother) (Director)
- Others – Caroline Harker (Ex-Sister-In-Law) (Actress), Anthony Calf (Ex-Brother-In-Law), (Actor), Richard Owens (Ex-Father-In-Law) (Actor), Polly Adams (Ex-Mother-In-Law) (Actress)
He is represented by Independent Talent Group Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Iain Glen has dated –
- Susannah Harker (1993-2004) – Glen got married to film, television, and theatre actress, Susannah Harker, in 1993. They also have a son named Finlay (born 1994). However, after being married for over a decade, the couple decided to part ways and divorced in 2004.
- Charlotte Emmerson (2005-Present) – Glen started going out with actress Charlotte Emmerson in 2005. The couple parents 2 daughters, one of whom is named Mary and was born in September 2007.
Race / Ethnicity
- Sparkling blue eyes
- Deep voice
Iain Glen did a voiceover for a Vauxhall Mokka commercial in 2015.
Best Known For
- Having been cast in a variety of TV shows like Taggart (1986) as Scott Adair, Screen Two (1986-1989) as Allan Innes /Sailor /Ray, The Fear (1988) as Carl Galton, Painted Lady (1997) as Sebastian Stafford, Wives and Daughters (1999) as Mr. Preston, The Diary of Anne Frank (2008) as Otto Frank, Doctor Who (2010) as Father Octavian, Strike Back: Project Dawn (2011) as Crawford, Downton Abbey (2011) as Sir Richard Carlisle, Game of Thrones (from 2011) as Ser Jorah Mormont, Prisoners’ Wives (2012-2013) as Paul, Autopsy: The Last Hours Of (2014-2015) as the narrator, Cleverman (from 2016) as Jarrod Slade, and Mrs Wilson (2018) as Alexander Wilson
- Appearing in various movies like Mountains of the Moon (1990) as John Hanning Speke, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) as Hamlet, The Young Americans (1993) as Edward Foster, The Soul Keeper (2002) as Dr. Carl Gustav Jung, Spy Sorge (2003) as Richard Sorge, Kingdom of Heaven (2005) as Richard Cœur de Lion, Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) as Dr. Alexander Isaacs /Tyrant, The Case of Unfaithful Klara (2009) as Denis, The Iron Lady (2011) as Alfred Roberts, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) as Dr. Alexander Isaacs, and My Cousin Rachel (2017) as Nick Kendall
- Winning Evening Standard British Film Awards in 1991 in the Best Actor category for Mountains of the Moon, Fools of Fortune, and Silent Scream; and Screen Actors Guild Award in the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series category for Downton Abbey in 2013
He made his theatrical film debut as Brendan in the drama film, Gorillas in the Mist, in 1988.
First TV Show
He made his first TV show appearance as Scott Adair in an episode of the crime mystery drama series, Taggart, in 1986.
He stays fit by cycling around London.
Iain Glen Facts
- He often plays intense characters.
- He enjoys doing simpler activities that further help simplify life as a whole.
- He discovered his inclination towards acting while he was in university.
- When his 2nd child was born, he got the umbilical cord confused for a p*nis and claimed that the earlier reported sex of the baby was wrong.
- In 1998, he was cast alongside Nicole Kidman in a production of the play, The Blue Room. His excellent performance got him nominated for an Olivier Award.
- He likes to roam naked in his house unless needed otherwise.
- He enjoys playing the guitar during his free time.
- Glen has worked with the likes of Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie, Orlando Bloom, Colin Firth, and Aishwarya Rai.
- Iain Glen is not active on social media.
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