Ian McShane Biography

Published On May 24, 2016
Facts of Ian McShane
Date of Birth: 1942 , September-29
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Ian McShane
Father Harry McShane
Mother Irene McShane
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Blackburn, Lancashire
Ethnicity Irish and English descent
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 11.5 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 50 KG
Married Not Yet
Awards San Diego Film Critics Society Awards, Golden Globe Awards
TV Show African American Lives
Siblings Shane Blanchard, Carmen Blanchard
Nick Name Christopher Tucker
Working For Disney Channel
Body Measurements N/A
Famous for Deadwood
Boyfriend Christian Martyn
Education Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Movies Kung Fu Panda, 44 Inch Chest, Nine Lives
Birth Name Ian David McShane
Salary $10 million
Girlfriend India Arie
Face Color Fair
Married to Gwen Humble
Children Kate McShane and Morgan McShane
Divorce Suzan Farmer, Sylvia Kristel
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In 1964, Ian got married to Suzan Farmer. Suzan Farmer is an actress and she is famous for her appearance in the movies like Young and Willing, Rasputin: The Mad Monk and Monster of Terror. This married was ended in 1968.

Within few months after he dissolved his first married life, Ian tied his married knot with Ruth V. Post. Ruth V. Post is a former fashion model. They welcomed two children from this married life. They got divorced a decade later in 1977.

It is revealed that his extra affair with a Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel was the main reason that dissolved his long lasting married life. He met her for the first time on the set of The Fifth Musketeer. They dated each other for about two years and they broke up in 1979.

On 30th of August 1980, Ian got married for the third time in his life and that was with Gwen Humble. Gwen Humble is an actress and she is also a model. They are still strongly bonded into this married life and there is no any sign of them getting divorced. His nationality is English and he is of white ethnicity.

Ian was raised in Davyhulme, Lancashire where he was enrolled at Stretford Grammar School. Later on he joined Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and he also began his acting career from there. He has been active as an actor since 1962. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Harry Brown in a British romantic drama film The Wild and the Willing. Three years later, he appeared in the movie The Pleasure Girls where he portrayed the role of Keith Dexter. Two decades later, he began playing the lead role of Lovejoy in a British TV comedy-crime-drama series Lovejoy and this role gave him critical acclaim and praise. He is also well known for starring the main role of Al Swearengen in an American western television series Deadwood. His net worth is $10 million dollars. He is also famous for his role in the movies like Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Sexy Beast, Too Scared to Scream and so on. He is now aged 73 years old.

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Born in Blackburn, Lancashire, England

September 29 , 1942

Talented and sedulous, Ian McShane was born as Ian David McShane at the end of 1942 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom to Harry McShane and Irene McShane. His father was a footballer and played for Manchester United. He is of Scottish, English and Irish descent.

Began his acting career

1962

After he attended Stretford Grammar School, he joined Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and he also began his acting career from there. He has been active as an actor since 1962. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Harry Brown in a British romantic drama film The Wild and the Willing. 

Appeared in the television series, You Can't Win

1966

In the mid 1960s, he appeared in a British television series You Can't Win. He starred the role of Joe Lunn in about series episodes in this TV series. Two years later in 1967, he was seen in the TV series Wuthering Heights. 

Appeared in the movie, Snow White & the Huntsman

2012

Ian McShane is an actor and voice artist from United Kingdom. Besides his popularity for his appearance in several TV series, he is also known for his appearance in the movies. He is famous for his role in the movies like Snow White & the Huntsman, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Sexy Beast, Too Scared to Scream and so on

Married to Suzan Farmer

1964

In 1964, Ian got married to Suzan Farmer. Suzan Farmer is an actress and she is famous for her appearance in the movies like Young and Willing, Rasputin: The Mad Monk and Monster of Terror. This married was ended in 1968.

Married to Ruth V Post

1968

Within few months after he dissolved his first married life, Ian tied his married knot with Ruth V. Post. Ruth V. Post is a former fashion model. They welcomed two children from this married life. They got divorced a decade later in 1977.

First child, Kate McShane

1971

He became father for the first time in his life in the early 1970s. He and his second wife a former model Suzan Farmer welcomed their first child together that year and that time it was a daughter and they named her Kate McShane.

Second child, Morgan McShane

1975

He became father for the second time in his life in the mid 1970s. He and his second wife a former model Suzan Farmer welcomed their second child together that year and that time it was a son and they named him Morgan McShane.

Began dating Sylvia Kristel

1977

It is revealed that his extra affair with a Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel was the main reason that dissolved his long lasting married life. He met her for the first time on the set of The Fifth Musketeer. They dated each other for about two years and they broke up in 1979.

Married to Gwen Humble

1980

On 30th of August 1980, Ian got married for the third time in his life and that was with Gwen Humble. Gwen Humble is an actress and she is also a model. They are still strongly bonded into this married life and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.

Won Golden Globes, USA

2005

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if any one wins this award. He has also once been honored with this award and that was in 2005 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama. 

Won Online Film & Television Association

2004

He is popular for starring the role of Al Swearengen in an American western television series Deadwood. For this role, he earned his first nomination in Online Film & Television Association in 2004 and he was also honored with this award that year for Best Actor in a Drama Series. 

Won Television Critics Association Awards

2004

In 2004, he got nominated in Television Critics Association Awards for the first time in his life and he was also honored with this award that year for Individual Achievement in Drama. He has also once been honored with San Diego Film Critics Society Awards.