Image of Ian McShane

Ian McShane

Ian David McShane (born 29 September 1942) is an English actor. Although he has appeared in numerous films, it is by his television roles that he is generally known, starting with the BBC's Lovejoy (1986–94) and particularly in the HBO Western drama Deadwood (2004–06). He starred as King Silas Benjamin in NBC series Kings and as Blackbeard in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ian McShane, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Sep 29, 1942 In Blackburn, Lancashire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Highlander
Latest Project:
Movie Jawbone 2017-05-12
Known For
Poster of American Gods
Poster of Redcap
Movie Highlander Gregor MacLeod 2018
tv American Gods Mr. Wednesday 2017-04-30
Movie Jawbone Joe Padgett 2017-05-12
Movie John Wick: Chapter 2 Winston 2017-02-08
Movie The Hollow Point Leland 2016-12-16
Movie Bilal: A New Breed of Hero Umayya (voice) 2016-09-08
Movie Grimsby MI6 Spy Boss 2016-02-24
tv Doctor Thorne Sir Roger Scatcherd 2016-03-06
Movie El niño El Ingl├ęs 2014-08-29
Movie Hercules Amphiarus 2014-07-23
Movie Cuban Fury Ron Parfitt 2014-02-14
Movie John Wick Winston 2014-10-22
tv Ray Donovan Malcolm Finney 2013-06-30
Movie Jack the Giant Slayer King Brahmwell 2013-02-27
Movie Snow White and the Huntsman Beith 2012-05-30
tv American Horror Story Leigh Emerson 2011-10-05
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Captain Edward "Blackbeard" Teach 2011-05-14
tv Game of Thrones Brother Ray 2011-04-17
Movie The Pillars of the Earth Waleran Bigod 2010-07-23
tv The Pillars of the Earth Waleran Bigod 2010-07-23
Movie Coraline Mr. Sergei Alexander Bobinsky / Other Bobinsky 2009-02-05
tv Kings King Silas Benjamin 2009-03-15
Movie Case 39 Detective Mike Barron 2009-08-13
Movie 44 Inch Chest Meredith 2009-10-08
Movie Death Race Coach 2008-08-22
Movie Kung Fu Panda Tai Lung (voice) 2008-06-04
Movie The Golden Compass Ragnar Sturlusson (voice) 2007-12-04
Movie The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising Merriman Lyon 2007-10-05
Movie Hot Rod Frank Powell 2007-08-03
Movie Shrek the Third Captain Hook (voice) 2007-05-17
tv The Dame Edna Treatment Unknown 2007-03-17
Movie We Are Marshall Paul Griffen 2006-12-12
Movie Scoop Joe Strombel 2006-07-27
Movie Nine Lives Larry 2005-01-24
tv Deadwood Al Swearengen 2004-03-21
Movie Terror in Moscow Narrator 2003-05-12
Movie Agent Cody Banks Brinkman 2003-03-14
tv Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
tv Trust Alan Cooper-Fozzard 2003-01-09
Movie Nemesis Game Jeff Novak 2003-01-01
Movie Bollywood Queen Frank 2002-01-01
Movie Man and Boy Marty Mann 2002-03-30
tv The Twilight Zone Unknown 2002-09-18
tv Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
tv In Deep Unknown 2001-02-19
Movie Sexy Beast Teddy Bass 2000-09-13
Movie D.R.E.A.M. Team Oliver Maxwell 1999-09-25
tv The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie The Murders in the Rue Morgue Prefet de police 1986-12-07
tv Lovejoy Lovejoy 1986-01-10
Movie A.D. Sejanus 1985-03-31
Movie Evergreen Paul Lerner 1985-02-24
Movie Ordeal by Innocence Philip Durant 1985-02-01
Movie Too Scared to Scream Vincent Hardwick 1985-01-04
Movie Exposed Greg Miller 1983-04-22
Movie Grace Kelly Prince Rainier of Monaco 1983-02-21
tv Marco Polo Ali Ben Yussouf 1982-12-05
Movie Marco Polo Ali Ben Yussouf 1982-05-16
Movie The Letter Geoff 1982-05-03
Movie The Great Riviera Bank Robbery The Brain (Bert) 1980-05-13
Movie High Tide 1980-03-11
Movie The Fifth Musketeer Fouquet 1979-04-06
Movie Yesterday's Hero 1979-04-24
Movie The Pirate Rashid 1978-11-21
tv Disraeli Benjamin Disraeli 1978-09-05
Movie Disraeli Benjamin Disraeli 1978-09-05
tv Jesus of Nazareth Judas Iscariot 1977-01-06
Movie Journey Into Fear Banat 1975-08-08
Movie Ransom Ray Petrie 1975-03-13
Movie The Last of Sheila Anthony 1973-06-14
Movie Sitting Target Birdy Williams 1972-06-19
Movie Villain Wolfe Lissner 1971-05-26
Movie Freelance Mitch 1971-01-01
Movie Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You Fred C. Dobbs 1970-03-25
Movie The Devil's Widow Tom Lynn 1970-12-01
Movie Battle of Britain Sgt. Pilot Andy 1969-09-15
Movie If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium Charlie Cartwright 1969-04-24
Movie Wuthering Heights Heathcliff 1967-01-01
Movie The Pleasure Girls Keith Dexter 1965-12-03
Movie Sky West and Crooked Roibin 1965-08-31
tv Redcap Sapper Russell 1964-10-17
Movie The Wild and the Willing Harry Brown 1962-10-16