Iain Glen

  • Birth Place: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Became an actor only when his university friends coerced him into joining the drama society.
  • Attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts along with Ralph Fiennes.
  • At the Royal Academy he earned their coveted Bancroft Gold Medal.
  • Made his film debut in Gorillas in the Mist (1988).
  • Also musically gifted, he took the lead in the musical Martin Guerre opposite Nicole Kidman.
  • Plays the piano and the guitar.

Awards

  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1990, Berlin Film Festival — Silver Bear for Best Actor: Winner
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner

Relationships

  • Charlotte Emmerson — Significant Other
  • Mary — Daughter
  • Finlay — Son
  • Susannah Harker — Ex-wife

College

  • Attended the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland

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