Ian McShane

Actor + Director + Producer + Voice Artist + Comedian
Born Sep 29, 1942

Ian David McShane is an English actor, director, producer and voice artist. Despite appearing in numerous films, McShane is best known for his television roles, particularly the BBC's Lovejoy (1986–94) and HBO's Western drama Deadwood (2004–06). McShane starred as King Silas Benjamin in NBC series Kings, Bishop Waleran in The Pillars of the Earth, Tai Lung in Kung Fu Panda, and as Blackbeard in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.… Read More

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1942 Birth Born on September 29, 1942.


1977 34 Years Old In 1977, he began a relationship with Sylvia Kristel after meeting her on the set of The Fifth Musketeer. … Read More
1980 37 Years Old On 30 August 1980, McShane married Gwen Humble (born 4 December 1953). … Read More


2005 62 Years Old 1 More Event
In the United States, he is perhaps best known for the role of historical figure Al Swearengen in the HBO series Deadwood, for which he won the 2005 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Drama.
2007 64 Years Old During 2007–08, he starred as Max in the 40th anniversary Broadway revival of Harold Pinter's The Homecoming, co-starring Eve Best, Raúl Esparza, and Michael McKean, and directed by Daniel Sullivan, at the Cort Theatre (16 December 2007 – 13 April 2008).
2009 66 Years Old In 2009, McShane appeared in Kings, which was based on the biblical story of David. … Read More
2010 67 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, McShane starred in The Pillars of the Earth as Bishop Waleran Bigod. … Read More
2012 69 Years Old In 2012, McShane had a guest role for two episodes as Murder Santa, a sadistic serial killer in the 1960s in the second season of American Horror Story.
2016 73 Years Old In 2016 he joined the cast of Game of Thrones in Season 6 as Ray. … Read More
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