Glen, Iain 1961–

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GLEN, Iain 1961


Born June 24, 1961, in Edinburgh, Scotland; married Susannah Harker (an actress), 1992 (separated, 2002); children: Finlay. Education: Studied English at the University of Aberdeen; trained for the stage at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Addresses: Agent International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actor.

Member: Actors' Equity Association.

Awards, Honors: Silver Berlin Bear, best acting performance, Berlin International Film Festival, Scottish Academy Award, Film Award, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and Michael Powell Award, 1990, all for Silent Scream; Evening Standard Award, best actor, 1990, for Mountains of the Moon; Laurence Olivier Award nomination, best actor, 1999, for The Blue Room; TV Award nomination, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, for Death of a Salesman; Laurence Olivier Award nomination, best actor in a musical, for Martin Guerre; Mayfest Award, best actor, for Macbeth; Ian Charles Award, for Hamlet; Bancroft Gold Medal.


Film Appearances:

Sailor, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, 1987.

Wallace Sharp, Paris by Night, 1988.

Brendan, Gorillas in the Mist (also known as The Adventure of Dian Fossey and Gorilla in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey ), Universal, 1988.

Larry Winters, Silent Scream, 1990.

Willie Quinton, Fools of Fortune, Laurenfilm, 1990.

John Hanning Speke, Mountains of the Moon, Carolco Pictures, 1990.

Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildernstern Are Dead, Cinecom International, 1991.

Joey, Ferdydurke (also known as 30 Door Key ), 1992.

Edward Foster, The Young Americans, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1993.

Bertrand, Mararia, Aiete Films, 1998.

Stan, Paranoid, Sky Pictures, 2000.

Tony, Beautiful Creatures, Universal Focus, 2000.

Manfred Powell, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (also known as Tomb Raider ), Paramount, 2001.

Dad, Gabriel & Me, 2001.

Mark, Darkness, Miramax, 2002.

Dr. Jung, Prendimi l'anima (also known as The Soul Keeper ), 2003.

Brother John, Song for a Raggy Boy, 2003.

Richard Sorge, Spy Sorge, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Carl Galton, The Fear, Euston Films, 1988.

Stuart Morrison, Glasgow Kiss, BBC America, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Charles Fairfield, The Wyvern Mystery, PBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Title role, "Adam Bede," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1991.

Tim Page, Frankie's House, Arts and Entertainment, 1992.

Sebastian Stafford, Painted Lady, PBS, 1997.

Damon Morton, Trial & Retribution II, 1998.

Mr. Preston, Wives and Daughters, PBS and BBC, 1999.

Nathan Carter, Anchor Me, ITV, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Commander Powell, Black and Blue, 1992.

Biff, Death of a Salesman, 1996.

Television Appearances; Other:

Also appeared in Blood Hunt, The Picnic, Will You Love Me Tomorrow?,

Stage Appearances:

Title role, Henry V, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, StratforduponAvon, England, 1994.

Arnaud Du Thil, Martin Guerre, Prince Edward Theatre, London, 19961997.

Cab driver, politician, student, playwright, and aristocrat, The Blue Room, Donmar Warehouse, London, 1998, then Cort Theatre, New York City, 19981999.

Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire, Royal National Theatre, Lyttelton, London, 2002.

Also appeared as the title role, Macbeth, Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee, Scotland; title role, Hamlet, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, England; in Accidental Death of an Anarchist and The Recruiting Officer, both Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, England; Coriolanus and She Stoops to Conquer, both Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, England; Edward II, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, England; Hapgood, Aldwych Theatre, London; Here, Donmar Warehouse; King Lear and Road, both Royal Court Theatre, London; The Man Who Had All the Luck, Young Vic Theatre, London, then Bristol Old Vic Theatre; The Broken Heart, with the Royal Shakespeare Company.



People Weekly, January 18, 1999, p. 11.