Know About GOT Iain Glen; Age, Wife, Height, Net Worth, Movies

Published Date: 18 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 18 Mar, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Whether for his secret crush for mother of dragons in the HBO fantasy series, Game of Thrones, or his role as Dr. Alexander Isaacs/ Tyrant in the Resident Evil film series, Iain Glen is always a fan favorite. The 57-years-of-age Scottish actor has been so since a very long time.

Iain Glen is a film, television, and stage actor, who entered the stage of acting more than three decades ago. While he kept rolling with his professional ethics, Iain tasted both sweet and sour flavors of relationship life.

Short Bio: Age, Height, Education

Ian Glen, age 57, was born on 24 June 1961 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is the second son of his Scottish parents and shares a sibling bond with his older brother, Hamish Glen. Hamish is professionally known as the artistic director of the Belgrade Theatre who previously had the same designation at the Dundee Repertory Theatre.

Ian, who stands tall at a height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 m), received the first part of his education from the Edinburgh Academy, an independent school for boys. Subsequently, he joined the University of Aberdeen only to later train at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

Career In TV And Movies

Starting off as a stage actor, the Scottish talent entered the professional acting business with a short role on Scottish detective series Taggart in 1986. Two years later, he had his big screen debut with British thriller Paris by Night.

Following some applauding performances on several TV series and movies including The Fear (1988), Trial & Retribution (1998), Paranoid (2000), and The Soul Keeper (2002), Iain’s big break came as Dr. Alexander Isaacs/Tyrant in the Resident Evil film series from 2004 to 2016.


Iain Glen as Ser Jorah Mormont on Game of Thrones (Picture: The Independent)

Meantime, he joined the talented team of epic fantasy series Game of Thrones as Ser Jorah Mormont in 2011. As the historical series is nearing to its end, Iain aka Jorah has a big part to play as he is the only son of the honorable lord commander of the Nights Watch of the Kingdom of Westeros.

Net Worth

With over 30 years in the acting business, Iain certainly has earned a distinctive amount of fortune. The veteran actor reportedly bags a commanding net worth of $3 Million. While Game of Thrones plays a significant part in his earnings, he too received some fortune starring as Sir Richard Carlisle on British historical drama series Downton Abbey.

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Finds Love After Divorce With Wife

Iain Glen has tasted both sweet and sour flavors of relationship life coming to this stage of his life. Iain shared wedding vows with the House of Cards actress Susannah Harker in the year 1993. After welcoming their son, Finlay Glen a year later, Iain and his wife decided to part ways with divorce in 2004.


Iain Glen and wife Charlotte Emmerson at the UK premiere of Eye In The Sky at the Curzon Mayfair on 11 April 2016 (Picture: Zimbio)

Following that, Iain found love again after meeting English actress Charlotte Emmerson in 2005. The actor couple dated for 12 years and finally tied the wedding knots in the summer of 2017. They share two daughters together: Mary Glen (born 2007) and Juliet Glen (born 2012).

Some Interesting Facts About Iain Glen

  • While at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), Iain bagged the Bancroft Gold Medal.
  • He describes oneself as lunatic when it comes to cooking meals; however, he is quite the opposite when it comes to eating.
  • Iain is addicted to cycling and also shows love for guitar.  
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