Iain Glen


Date Of Birth

June 24, 1961


Iain Glen is Scottish actor who has become a familiar face in United Kingdom's TV scene. He is most famous for his roles on The Fear, Wives and Daughters, Glasgow Kiss, City of Vice, The Diary of Anne Frank, MI-5 and Prisoners Wives. Most recently, though, he gained worldwide popularity as he joined the cast of Downton Abbey as Sir Richard Carlisle, as well as the HBO award-winning series Game of Thrones as Ser Jorah Mormont.

Glen is currently married to Charlotte Emmerson, with whom he shares a daughter.

Place of Birth

Edinburgh, Scotland

Birth Name

Iain Glen



Fun Facts

- He has one child with ex-wife Susannah Harker.

- He played a villain in video games like Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, and Resident Evil.




2011 - present Game of Thrones (TV series)
2012 Prisoners Wives (TV series)
2011 The Iron Lady
2011 Downton Abbey (TV series)
2011 Strike Back (TV series)
2011 Jack Taylor: The Pikemen (TV movie)
2010 MI-5 (TV series)
2010 Doctor Who (TV series)
2010 Masterpiece (TV series)
2010/II The Guards (TV movie)
2009 Pope Joan
2009 Harry Brown
2009 Eadar-Chluich (TV series)
2009 Into the Storm (TV movie)
2009 The Case of Unfaithful Klara
2009 Law & Order: UK (TV series)
2009 The Diary of Anne Frank (TV mini-series)
2008 Slapper (short)
2008 City of Vice (TV series)
2007 Starting Over (TV movie)
2007 The Relief of Belsen (TV movie)
2007 Resident Evil: Extinction
2007 Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution
2007 The Last Legion
2006 Small Engine Repair
2005 Vagabond Shoes (short)
2005 Tara Road
2005 Kingdom of Heaven
2005 Kidnapped (TV movie)
2005 Man to Man
2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse
2003 Carla (TV movie)
2003 Spy Sorge
2003 Song for a Raggy Boy
2002 Darkness
2002 The Soul Keeper
2002 Impact (TV movie)
2001 Gabriel & Me
2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
2000 Anchor Me (TV movie)
2000 Glasgow Kiss (TV series)
2000 Beautiful Creatures
2000/I Paranoid
2000 The Wyvern Mystery (TV movie)
1999 Wives and Daughters (TV mini-series)
1998 Marar?a
1998 Trial & Retribution (TV series)
1997 Painted Lady (TV movie)
1996 Death of a Salesman (TV movie)
1993 The Young Americans
1993 Missus (TV movie)
1992 Screen One (TV series)
1992 Frankie's House (TV movie)
1992 Adam Bede (TV movie)
1991 30 Door Key
1990 Silent Scream
1990 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
1990 Fools of Fortune
1990 Mountains of the Moon
1986-1989 Screen Two (TV series)
1988 Paris by Night
1988 Gorillas in the Mist
1988 The Fear (TV series)




6' 1" (1.85 m)



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