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Iain Glen

Iain Glen is a Scottish actor, he was born on June 24, 1961 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, an independent school for boys (now co-educational), followed by the University of Aberdeen. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where he was the winner of the Bancroft Gold Medal. He has appeared onstage as "Macbeth" (Tron Theatre), "Henry V" (Royal Shakespeare Company), starred in "Martin Guerre" and in "The Blue Room" with Nicole Kidman. He also received much acclaim for his role in "Silent Scream". He and his wife, Susannah Harker (Castillo de naipes (1990), Orgullo y prejuicio (1995), Ultraviolet (1998)) have a son, Finlay. - IMDb Mini Biography By: msboyd

Susannah Harker (1993 - 2004) (divorced) (1 child) 

Trade Mark 
Often plays serious, intense characters

Gravelly voice

Educated at Edinburgh Academy and University of Aberdeen

Trained at RADA, London

He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1999 (1998 season) for Best Actor for his performance in "The Blue Room".

He was nominated for a 1997 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor in a Musical of 1996 for his performance in "Martin Guerre".

An Associate Member of RADA.

Partner of Charlotte Emmerson.

Has a brother called Hamish who is artistic director of the Belgrade theatre in Coventry, England.

2007 Laurence Olivier nomination for Best Actor in a Play for "The Crucible".

Baby girl named Mary, born September 2007 with longtime partner, Charlotte Emmerson.

2007 Nomination Whatsonstage Theatre Goers Choice Award, Best Actor in a Play, "The Crucible".

Has played villains in two movies based on video games: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Resident Evil.

Son Finlay was born in 1994.

Ex-brother-in-law of Caroline Harker and Anthony Calf.

Ex-son-in-law of Richard Owens and Polly Adams.

Starring as John Proctor in Arthur Miller's, "The Crucible", for RSC after completing a limited run in Stratford-upon-Avon and it transferred to the Gielgud Theatre, London for April to June. [June 2006]

Duchess Theatre, West End, London; starring and making his directorial debut in Henrik Ibsen's "Ghosts". [February 2010]

Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh; Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull". [August 2003]

National Theatre, Lyttelton; "A Streetcar Named Desire" with Glenn Close.

At the Chichester Festival, Chichester; starring in Terence Rattigan's "Separate Tables". [September 2009]

Playing the title role in the world premier of the play "Wallenstein" at the Chichester Festival, Chichester, UK [June 2009]

RSC Stratford with West End transfer 1995; "The Broken Heart"

Nominated for Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Play for "The Crucible". [January 2007]

Appearing in "Hedda Gabler" at the Duke of York's Theatre, London [July 2005]

Nominated for Whatsonstage Theatre Goers Choice Award, Best Actor in a Play for "The Crucible" [December 2006]

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, UK, starring in "Scenes from a Marriage", directed by Trevor Nunn. [January 2008]

Personal Quotes
You really are being quite foolish to smoke.

As an actor, I'm familiar with having bursts of energy, where you're giving things a try, and then you have down time.

A bicycle has transformed my experience of London.

A big budget studio film is slower, they've got so much to create around you. Everything is more complicated.

With a woman of sophistication, class and modesty and refinement, I become a totally tongue-tied buffoon. I can't even look her straight in the face.

I don't crave Hollywood.

I'm not sure I'm the sort of actor people are hugely interested in finding out an awful lot about.

I'm too much of a big kid.

I don't know anyone who's suffered lung cancer.

I'm happiest when I can just be a director and watch.

I've been aware of the work I do as an actor being directorial in feel.

My first priority is to my wife, as hers is to me, and to our child.

You're spoilt as an actor if you are in that small percentage that works regularly.

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