Iain Glen

Last updated 09 January 2020

Iain Glen
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Iain Glen

Born: Saturday 24th June 1961 (age: 62)

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Iain Glen is a Scottish film, television and stage actor.

Iain Glen was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and educated at the Edinburgh Academy, an independent school for boys (now co-educational) in Edinburgh, followed by the University of Aberdeen. He then trained at RADA in London, where he won the Bancroft Gold Medal.

In 1990, Glen won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 40th Berlin International Film Festival for his role in Silent Scream.

It was announced on August 20, 2009 that Glen would star as Ser Jorah Mormont in the HBO series Game of Thrones. He appeared in the second series of Downton Abbey as Sir Richard Carlisle, a tabloid publisher who is a suitor to and subsequently engaged to Lady Mary.

In the 2012 BBC drama series Prisoners' Wives he plays Paul the husband of Francesca whose comfortable life comes crashing down when he is imprisoned for drug trafficking.

Has also appeared in Henry IV, Part 2Game of ThronesPrisoners WivesThe Iron Lady, Strike BackJack Taylor: The PikemenJack Taylor: The Magdalen MartyrsSpooksMasterpiece TheatreThe GuardsPope JoanHarry BrownEadar-ChluichInto the StormThe Case of Unfaithful KlaraLaw & Order: UKThe Diary of Anne FrankSlapperCity of ViceStarting OverThe Relief of BelsenResident Evil: ExtinctionMrs. Ratcliffe's RevolutionThe Last LegionSmall Engine RepairVagabond ShoesTara RoadKingdom of HeavenKidnappedMan to ManResident Evil: ApocalypseCarlaSpy SorgeSong for a Raggy BoyDarknessThe Soul KeeperImpactGabriel & MeLara Croft: Tomb RaiderAnchor MeGlasgow KissBeautiful CreaturesParanoidThe Wyvern MysteryWives and DaughtersMarar´┐ŻaTrial & RetributionPainted LadyDeath of a SalesmanThe Young AmericansMissusScreen OneFrankie's HouseAdam Bede30 Door KeySilent ScreamRosencrantz & Guildenstern Are DeadFools of FortuneMountains of the MoonScreen TwoParis by NightGorillas in the MistThe FearTaggart