RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER
Scottish screen and stage actor IAIN GLEN (Dr. Isaacs) is best
known for his roles in the Resident Evil films and for portraying Ser Jorah
Mormont in Game of Thrones. Glen 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. Glen is also Associate Member of RADA.
Leaving the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1985, Iain immediately rose to
prominence with his acclaimed performance as a charismatic gang leader in The
Fear for Euston Films. Followed by his multi award winning tour de force as
imprisoned Scottish poet Larry Winters in Silent Scream he was set for a rich
and varied career. Few actors have managed to maintain a balance between stage
and screen and achieved such success in both. In Theater Iain has starred in The
Crucible, and Uncle Vanya in London's West End that have both won a host of
Glen's body of work in Theater includes Hendrik Ibsen's Ghosts in which he
starred an made his directorial debut; Anton Checkhov's The Seagull at the
Edinburgh Festival; at the National Theatre, Lyttelton he performed in A
Streetcar Named Desire with Glenn Close; and at the Chichester Festival he
starred in Terrence Rattigan's Separate Tables; King Lear; and Edward II.
Glen played the lead in Longing, and title role in the world premier of
Wallenstein at the Chichester Festival, and at RSC Stratford with West End
transfer, The Broken Heart. He has also appeared onstage as Macbeth (Tron
Theatre), Henry V (Royal Shakespeare Company); starred in Martin Guerre, and in
The Blue Room with Nicole Kidman for he garnered a Broadway Drama League Award
for Best Actor. He appeared in Hedda Gabler at the Duke of York's Theatre,
London, and at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, UK, and starred in Scenes from a
Marriage, directed by Trevor Nunn.
Glen's multiple nominations for the prestigious Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards
include 2007 Best Actor in a Play for The Crucible, for which he also received a
Best Actor in a Play nomination for a Whatsonstage Theatre Goers Choice Award;
Best Actor for his performance in The Blue Room (1999); and in 1996 Best Actor
in a Musical for his performance in Martin Guerre. In 1995 he received an
Evening Standard Award nomination for Best Actor for his role in Henry V.
In 1990, Glen garnered the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 40th Berlin
International Film Festival for his role in Silent Scream. In the same year he
was cast as Hamlet, Prince of Denmark in Tom Stoppard's film adaptation of his
play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, which won the Golden Lion at the
Venice Film Festival.
Glen's Film credits include Eye in the Sky; Lara Croft: Tomb Raider; Kick-Ass 2;
The Iron Lady; Dusty and Me; What About Love; Kingdom of Heaven; The Bad
Education Movie; Pope Joan; Harry Brown; Resident Evil: Apocalypse; Resident
Evil: Extinction as Doctor Isaacs; Tara Road; The Last Legion; Man to Man;
Gabriel and Me; The Case of Unfaithful Klara; Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution; and
In Television, Glen played the role of Father Octavian in The Time of Angels;
and Flesh and Stone, a two-episode story which formed part of the fifth season
of the revived television series Doctor Who. He appeared in the second series of
Downton Abbey, as Sir Richard Carlisle.
In Television Series Glen's work includes The Red Tent; Breathless; Agatha
Christie: Poirot; Borgia; Prisoners Wives; Ripper Street; Haven; The Hollow
Crown; Wives & Daughters; Strike Back: Project Dawn; MI-5; Dr. Who; Masterpiece
Classic; Law & Order: UK; The Fear; and The Diary of Anne Frank as Otto Frank.
His Television Movies include Autopsy: The Last Hours Of; Masterpiece Mystery;
Into the Storm; and the titular role of Jack Taylor in Shot Down; Priest; The
Pikemen; The Dramatist; The Guards; and The Magdalen Martyrs.
Others include Impact; Death of a Salesman; Henry IV, Part II; Taggart; and
Glen also narrated the Documentaries Monsters Behind the Iron Curtain, and Guy
Martin's Spitfire. In the 2012 he starred in a 4-part BBC Radio 4 adaptation of
The Count of Monte Cristo, directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Sasha Yevtushenko.
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