Iain Glen

Iain Glen (born 24 June 1961) is a Scottish film and stage actor. Glen was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He trained at RADA where he won the Bancroft Gold Medal. He was married to Susannah Harker from 1993 to 2004. They have one son, Finlay (born 1994). He is now married to Charlotte Emmerson and they have a daughter Mary (born September 2007). It 1990, he 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 A Game of Thrones, based on George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels. On February 18th, 2011, it was revealed that Glen had joined the cast of Downton Abbey for its second series, appearing as Sir Richard Carlisle. Description above from the Wikipedia Iain Glen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Darkness (2002)

A teenage girl moves into a remote countryside house with her family, only to discover that their gloomy new home has a horrifying past that threatens to destroy the family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaume Balagueró
CAST:  Anna Paquin  •  Lena Olin  •  Iain Glen  •  Giancarlo Giannini

A teenage girl moves into a remote countryside house with her family, only to discover that their gloomy new home has a horrifying past that threatens to destroy the family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaume Balagueró
CAST:  Anna Paquin  •  Lena Olin  •  Iain Glen  •  Giancarlo Giannini

Gorillas in the Mist (1988)

The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Bryan Brown  •  Julie Harris  •  John Omirah Miluwi

The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Bryan Brown  •  Julie Harris  •  John Omirah Miluwi

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

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After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Orlando Bloom  •  Eva Green  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Marton Csokas

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Orlando Bloom  •  Eva Green  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Marton Csokas

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's in search of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Jon Voight  •  Iain Glen  •  Noah Taylor

English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's in search of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon West
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Jon Voight  •  Iain Glen  •  Noah Taylor

Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

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As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice finds out that the people that died from the previous incident at the Umbrella Corporation have turned into zombies. She then joins a small band of elite soldiers, who are enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Witt
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Oded Fehr  •  Thomas Kretschmann

As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice finds out that the people that died from the previous incident at the Umbrella Corporation have turned into zombies. She then joins a small band of elite soldiers, who are enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Witt
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Oded Fehr  •  Thomas Kretschmann

Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)

Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Oded Fehr  •  Ali Larter  •  Iain Glen

Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Oded Fehr  •  Ali Larter  •  Iain Glen

Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)

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William Franklin is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his leftist political views cause him to lose his job. Franklin becomes the first non-cleric instructor at St. Jude's, a school for wayward boys ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Aidan Quinn  •  Iain Glen  •  Marc Warren  •  Dudley Sutton

William Franklin is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his leftist political views cause him to lose his job. Franklin becomes the first non-cleric instructor at St. Jude's, a school for wayward boys ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Aidan Quinn  •  Iain Glen  •  Marc Warren  •  Dudley Sutton

Mountains of the Moon (1990)

The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship emerging amidst hardship, and then ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Patrick Bergin  •  Richard E. Grant  •  John Savident  •  Bernard Hill

The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship emerging amidst hardship, and then ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Rafelson
CAST:  Patrick Bergin  •  Richard E. Grant  •  John Savident  •  Bernard Hill

The Last Legion (2007)

As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Lefler
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  •  Peter Mullan

As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Lefler
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  •  Peter Mullan

Beautiful Creatures (2000)

When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Eagles
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Susan Lynch  •  Iain Glen  •  Jake D'Arcy

When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Eagles
CAST:  Rachel Weisz  •  Susan Lynch  •  Iain Glen  •  Jake D'Arcy

Paris by Night (1988)

Clara Bell is a busy Euro MP with a husband and child at home and a high powered career - but on a trip to Paris her ordered existence is overturned by a murder and a chance encounter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Hare
CAST:  Charlotte Rampling  •  Michael Gambon  •  Iain Glen  •  Robert Hardy

Clara Bell is a busy Euro MP with a husband and child at home and a high powered career - but on a trip to Paris her ordered existence is overturned by a murder and a chance encounter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Hare
CAST:  Charlotte Rampling  •  Michael Gambon  •  Iain Glen  •  Robert Hardy

Small Engine Repair (2006)

Doug, an aspiring country singer, has spent his life as a loser in a non-descript small town with nobody believing in his heartbreaking voice and talent as a musician. His wife has left him and only his best friend believes in him. But he has one last chance to make it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niall Heery
CAST:  Iain Glen  •  Steven Mackintosh  •  Stuart Graham  •  Laurence Kinlan

Doug, an aspiring country singer, has spent his life as a loser in a non-descript small town with nobody believing in his heartbreaking voice and talent as a musician. His wife has left him and only his best friend believes in him. But he has one last chance to make it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niall Heery
CAST:  Iain Glen  •  Steven Mackintosh  •  Stuart Graham  •  Laurence Kinlan

The Iron Lady (2011)

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anthony Stewart Head  •  Harry Lloyd  •  Jim Broadbent

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phyllida Lloyd
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Anthony Stewart Head  •  Harry Lloyd  •  Jim Broadbent

Painted Lady (1998)

From the Irish countryside to London to New York and back again, Maggie reenters the world as a countess and shady art dealer. With her panache and charisma, she finds more than an auction, a rekindled interracial love affair, helpful relatives and a painting of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Iain Glen

From the Irish countryside to London to New York and back again, Maggie reenters the world as a countess and shady art dealer. With her panache and charisma, she finds more than an auction, a rekindled interracial love affair, helpful relatives and a painting of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Iain Glen

Frankie's House (1992)

In 1964 in Laos, young Tim Page discovers his vocation as a photojournalist and is given a job, a camera, and a trip to Vietnam. There, he learns the ropes, learns about the war first in Saigon, and then "in country" on patrol with troops. He and his colleagues, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Fisk
CAST:  Iain Glen  •  Kevin Dillon  •  Steven Vidler  •  Alan David Lee

In 1964 in Laos, young Tim Page discovers his vocation as a photojournalist and is given a job, a camera, and a trip to Vietnam. There, he learns the ropes, learns about the war first in Saigon, and then "in country" on patrol with troops. He and his colleagues, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Fisk
CAST:  Iain Glen  •  Kevin Dillon  •  Steven Vidler  •  Alan David Lee

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

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After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the blade-wielding Hit-Girl can ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Wadlow
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Claudia Lee

After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the blade-wielding Hit-Girl can ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Wadlow
CAST:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Morris Chestnut  •  Claudia Lee

The Case of Unfaithful Klara (2009)

In contemporary Prague a young musician is obsessed by jealousy for his beautiful girlfriend Klara. He engages a private detective to spy on Klara but this starts an uncontrollable series of accidents, misunderstandings and traps culminating in an unusual Venice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Faenza
CAST:  Claudio Santamaria  •  Laura Chiatti  •  Kierston Wareing  •  Paulina Němcová

In contemporary Prague a young musician is obsessed by jealousy for his beautiful girlfriend Klara. He engages a private detective to spy on Klara but this starts an uncontrollable series of accidents, misunderstandings and traps culminating in an unusual Venice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Faenza
CAST:  Claudio Santamaria  •  Laura Chiatti  •  Kierston Wareing  •  Paulina Němcová

Adam Bede (1992)

Rich and languorous, this adaptation of George Eliot's classic tale perfectly evokes rural England in the 18th Century. But beneath the tranquil surface of this pastoral idyll run deep passions and the bitter gall of betrayal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giles Foster
CAST:  Iain Glen  •  Patsy Kensit  •  Susannah Harker  •  James Wilby

Rich and languorous, this adaptation of George Eliot's classic tale perfectly evokes rural England in the 18th Century. But beneath the tranquil surface of this pastoral idyll run deep passions and the bitter gall of betrayal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giles Foster
CAST:  Iain Glen  •  Patsy Kensit  •  Susannah Harker  •  James Wilby

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most clandestine operations facility ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Kevin Durand

The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most clandestine operations facility ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Sienna Guillory  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Kevin Durand

30 Door Key (1991)

A young writer in 1939 Warsaw faces the conflict of acting his age or relapsing into childhood during the brink of World War II. Based on the famous novel Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerzy Skolimowski
CAST:  Crispin Glover  •  Iain Glen  •  Robert Stephens  •  Judith Godrèche

A young writer in 1939 Warsaw faces the conflict of acting his age or relapsing into childhood during the brink of World War II. Based on the famous novel Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerzy Skolimowski
CAST:  Crispin Glover  •  Iain Glen  •  Robert Stephens  •  Judith Godrèche
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