Iain Glen – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Iain Glen Scottish, British Actor

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 38-12-32 Inches
Bodytype Athletic
Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.85 m)
Weight 74 kg (163 lbs)
Hair Color Red
Eye Color Blue

Nickname Iain
Gender Male
Age 63 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth June 24, 1961
Full Name Iain Glen
Profession Actor
Nationality Scottish-British
Birthplace Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Religion Christianity
Published on September 24, 2019 on 09:40 AM
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Iain Glen was born on 24th June 1961 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a Scottish Television and Film actor. Iain Glen taught at a free school for young men, named the Edinburgh Academy and then admitted to the University of Aberdeen for higher education. He at that point in London, took extensive training from RADA.

Hamish Glen, who was the former director of Dundee Repertory Theater and as of now is the creative director of the Belgrade Theater is Iain’s elder brother. Iain Glen’s outstanding portrayal in the show Silent Scream earned him the Silver Bear at the 40th Berlin International Film Festival for the for Best Actor category in 1990.

Around the same time, he has given a lead role in Tom Stoppard’s movie adaptation of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, as Hamlet, who was the Prince of Denmark. At the Venice Film Festival, this play earned the Golden Lion title. Iain Glen depiction in the film The Blue Room was selected for the nominations of an Olivier Award along with Nicole Kidman.

Iain Glen co-featured in the Italian sentimental movie The Soul Keeper alongside Emilia Fox that was coordinated by Roberto Faenza in 2002. Iain Glen performed the lead character of Father Octavian, who was the pioneer of ministers on an objective against Weeping Angels in the Television drama series Doctor Who in its 2 episodes Flesh and Stone, and The Time of Angels in 2010.

Iain Glen showed up as Richard Carlisle, who was a publisher and a suitor in the Television drama arrangement Downton Abbey. He has starred as Paul who was the spouse of Francesca, and was detained for a medication dealing in the BBC drama arrangement Prisoners’ Wives, in 2012. Additionally, Iain Glen featured in another BBC drama series The Count of Monte Cristo, that was coordinated by Sasha Yevtushenko, and composed by Sebastian Baczkiewicz in late 2012.

Iain Glen featured in the Television series Fortune’s Fool along with renowned actor Richard McCabe which was coordinated by Lucy Bailey from 2013 to 2014. In December 2006, he was designated for Whatsonstage Choice Award, for his outstanding depiction in the theatre show The Crucible for the Best Actor category.




Iain Glen Education

Qualification: University of Aberdeen, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

School: The Edinburgh Academy

Iain Glen Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Game of Thrones (2011–2019), Resident Evil film series (2004–2016)


Film Debut: Paris by Night (1988)

Paris by Night (1988)
movie poster

TV Show: Wives and Daughters (1999)

Wives and Daughters (1999)
TV show poster

Net Worth: USD $3 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Brother: Hamish Glen

Hamish Glen
Iain’s brother

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Charlotte Emmerson (m. 2017)

Charlotte Emmerson
Iain Glen with his wife

No. of Children: 3

Son: Finlay Glen

Finlay Glen
Iain Glen with his son

Daughter: Juliet Glen

Juliet Glen
Iain Glen with his daughter

Mary Glen

Mary Glen
Iain Glen with his daughter

Past Relationships:

Susannah Harker (m. 1993; div. 2004)

Susannah Harker
Iain’s ex-wife

Facts You Never Knew About Iain Glen

  • Iain Glen turned out to be the winner of Bancroft Gold Medal during his training at the RADA in London.
  • In 1988, Iain Glen quickly rose to popularity with his acclaimed presentation as a magnetic posse pioneer in Euston Films.
  • In 2009, it was reported that Iain would depict the character role of Ser Jorah Mormont in the HBO TV serial Game of Thrones.
  • Iain Glen lends his voice for the promotional advertisement of Vauxhall Mokka in 2015.
  • Iain Glen portrayed the role of Bruce Wayne on the drama series Titans premiered by DC Universe in 2019.
  • In the Television drama series Fortune’s Fool, Iain Glen character was replaced by Willian Houston so he could recoup from sickness.


Who is Iain Glen?

Iain Glen is a Scottish, British actor, born on 24 June, 1961 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

How old is Iain Glen?

Iain Glen is 63 years old as of July 2024.

How tall is Iain Glen?

Iain Glen is 6 feet 0 inches (1.85 m).

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