Ian Mcshane – Biography, Facts & Life Story
|Age||80 years old (in 2023)|
|Date of Birth||September 29, 1942|
|Real Name||Ian David McShane|
|Birthplace||Blackburn, United Kingdom|
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 7½ inches (1.71 m)|
|Weight||70 kg (154.3 lbs)|
Ian McShane (born on 29 September 1942) in Blackburn, England. He is an English actor. He is best known for his TV performances, especially as the lead role in the BBC series Lovejoy (1986–1994). From 2004 to 2006, he played the lead role of Al Swearengen in the series Deadwood. Later, he reprises his role in the film Deadwood (2019).
He starred as Mr. Wednesday in the series American Gods (2017–2021). McShane won the Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Actor – TV series for the original series of Deadwood. He received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Ian McShane was nominated for the film “Deadwood” for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding TV Movie as a producer.
McShane joined the film industry in 1962. He made his first film debut as Harry Brown in “The Wild and the Willing” (1962). In 1969, he played the role of Charlie Cartwright in “If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium”.
He starred as Wolfe Lissner in Villain (1971) and acted as Teddy Bass in Sexy Beast (2000). After that, he played Frank Powell in Hot Rod (2007). In the same year, Ian McShane acted as Captain Hook in Shrek the Third. Later, he performed as Tai Lung in Kung Fu Panda (2008). He starred as Blackbeard in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). In 2014, McShane played the role of Winston in the John Wick film series.
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Ian McShane Education
School: Stretford Grammar School
Ian McShane Career
Known For: his television performances, particularly the title role in the BBC series Lovejoy (1986–1994) and as Al Swearengen on the HBO series Deadwood (2004–2006) and its 2019 film continuation.
Movie: The Wild and the Willing
TV Show: Spanner in the Grass Works
Net Worth: USD $10 million approx.
Family & Relatives
Father: Harry McShane
Mother: Irene Cowley
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Gwen Humble (m. 1980), Ruth Post (m. 1970–1976), Suzan Farmer (m. 1965–1968)
No. of Children: 2 (Two)
Son: Morgan McShane
Daughter: Kate McShane
Sylvia Kristel (1977 – 1980)