Iain Glen is noticeable actors in the world of film industry. He is a television, film, and stage actor who is widely-renowned by his roles as Dr. Alexander Issacs in the movie named, Resident Evil. Similarly, he is also one of the leading characters of the HBO fantasy series, Game of Thrones. There he portrayed a role of Ser Jorah Mormont.

Iain Glen Early Life and Education

Iain Glen was born on 24 June 1961, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He grew up along with a brother named, Hemish Glen who is artistic director of the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry, England. Regarding his nationality, Iain is British-Scottish and he belongs to white ethnicity.

Handsome Game of Thrones actor, Iain Glen during his early age. Handsome Game of Thrones actor, Iain Glen during his early age.

Iain Glen first enrolled at the Edinburg Academy which is an independent school for boys. After completing his education there, he then learned Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London in order to pursue his acting career. At that time, he won the Bancroft Gold Medal by his incredible acting skills.

Iain Acting Career

Iain started his acting career, in the year of 1988 as a role of Wallace Sharp in the movie named Paris by the Night in 1988. He started gaining fame in 1990 after winning the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 40th Berlin International Film Festival for his leading roles in Silent Scream.

Subsequently, he appeared in several movies and as well as television series. As of now, he has played in many series and movie with different roles. Some of them which are notable are listed below.


  • 30 Door Key- 1992
  • Beautiful Creatures- 2000
  • Resident Evil: Apocalypse- 2004
  • Resident Evil: Extinction- 2007
  • Kick-Ass 2- 2013
  • The Bad Education Movie- 2015

Television series

  • Taggart- 1986
  • The Fear- 1988
  • Missus- 1993
  • Wives and Daughters- 1999
  • Game of Thrones- 2011
  • Autopsy: The Last Hours of- 2014 and so on

The handsome and talented, Iain began gaining huge appreciation from his fans after appearing in the movie Resident Evil and television series, Game of Thrones. At GOT, he played with several talented actors such as Rory McCann, John Bradley-West, Kit Harington, Michelle Fairley, Maisie Williams, Emilia Clarke, and so on.

Currently, Iain has appeared in the movies such as Dusty and Me, What About Love, and My Cousin Rachel. Similarly, he is still working on the series Game of Thrones and his upcoming movies named, the Flood.

Iain Personal Life

Iain is a married man. He first got married to a beautiful woman named Susannah Harker in 1993. The couple remained together for approximately, eleven years and they got divorced. They have a son from their relationship named, Finlay.

Former husband and wife, Iain Glen and Susannah Harker. Former husband and wife, Iain Glen and Susannah Harker.

After getting a divorce from his first wife, Iain got second married to an actress, Charlotte Emmerson. The husband and wife have two daughters from their relationships called Mary and Juliet born on 2007 and 2012 respectively.

Game of Thrones actor, Iain Glen and his spouse,  Charlotte Emmerson Game of Thrones actor, Iain Glen and his spouse,  Charlotte Emmerson

Currently, the husband and wife are living a happy life along with their beautiful children. Similarly, they have maintained an amazing relationship with each other. Besides their love life, they have not engaged in other love affairs and neither till the date there has been any serious conflict between them which would lead to their divorce.

Iain Net Worth

Talented Iain makes a decent amount of money from his acting professions. In the same way, he successfully boosted his net worth from that earnings. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated at around $3 million.