Ian McShane

Actor · Executive Producer · Director
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Ian David McShane is an English actor and voice actor. He is known for his television performances, particularly the title role in the BBC series Lovejoy (1986–1994) and as Al Swearengen on the HBO series Deadwood (2004–2006) and its 2019 film continuation, the original series garnering him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series... read more

Ian David McShane is an English actor and voice actor. He is known for his television performances, particularly the title role in the BBC series Lovejoy (1986–1994) and as Al Swearengen on the HBO series Deadwood (2004–2006) and its 2019 film continuation, the original series garnering him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama and a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. He currently portrays Mr. Wednesday in the Starz series American Gods (2017–).

Born

Tuesday, 29 September 1942

Actor Filmography

Tales of the Wild Hunt: Hellboy Reborn Himself / Self 2019
Deadwood: The Movie Al Swearengen 2019
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum Winston 2019
Bolden Judge Perry 2019
Master of Dark Shadows Narrator 2019
Hellboy Professor Broom / Trevor "Broom" Bruttenholm 2019
A Wizard's Tale The Grump 2018
Pottersville Bart 2017
Jawbone Joe Padgett 2017
American Gods Mr. Wednesday, Mr. Wednesday (credit only) 2017
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Tales of the Wild Hunt: Hellboy Reborn Himself / Self 2019
Deadwood: The Movie Al Swearengen 2019
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum Winston 2019
Bolden Judge Perry 2019
Master of Dark Shadows Narrator 2019
Hellboy Professor Broom / Trevor "Broom" Bruttenholm 2019
A Wizard's Tale The Grump 2018
Pottersville Bart 2017
Jawbone Joe Padgett 2017
American Gods Mr. Wednesday, Mr. Wednesday (credit only) 2017
John Wick: Chapter 2 Winston 2017
The Hollow Point Leland 2016
Bilal: A New Breed of Hero Umayya 2016
Doctor Thorne Sir Roger Scatcherd 2016
The Brothers Grimsby MI6 Spy Boss 2016
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
John Wick Winston 2014
El niño Inglés 2014
Hercules Amphiaraus 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
Cuban Fury Ron Parfitt 2014
Off Camera with Sam Jones Self 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Ray Donovan Andrew Finney 2013
Jack The Giant Slayer King Brahmwell 2013
Snow White And The Huntsman Beith 2012
American Horror Story Leigh Emerson 2011
The Jonathan Ross Show Self 2011
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Blackbeard 2011
Game of Thrones Brother Ray 2011
The Pillars of the Earth Waleran Bigod 2010
The Sorcerer's Apprentice Narrator 2010
44 Inch Chest Meredith 2009
Case 39 Detective Barron 2009
Kings King Silas Benjamin 2009
Coraline Other Bobinsky (voice) 2009
Death Race Coach 2008
Kung Fu Panda Tai Lung (voice) 2008
The Golden Compass Ragnar Sturlusson 2007
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising Merriman Lyon 2007
Hot Rod Frank Powell 2007
Shrek the Third Captain Hook (voice) 2007
The Dame Edna Treatment Himself - Special Guest 2007
We Are Marshall Paul Griffen 2006
Fuse Celebrity Playlist Himself - Guest 2006
Scoop Joe Strombel 2006
Cattle Drive Himself 2006
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Himself 2005
Nine Lives Larry 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself 2005
Deadwood Al Swearengen 2004
Nemesis Game Jeff Novak 2003
Terror in Moscow Narrator 2003
Agent Cody Banks Brinkman 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Self 2003
Trust Alan Cooper-Fozzard 2003
The Twilight Zone Chandler 2002
The Wire Al Swearengen 2002
Bollywood Queen Frank 2002
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Himself 2001
Thieves Jack 2001
In Deep Jamie Lamb 2001
Sexy Beast Teddy Bass 2001
Sir John Mills' Moving Memories Himself (archive footage) 2000
D.R.E.A.M. Team Oliver Maxwell 1999
The West Wing Russian Negotiator Nikolai Ivanovich 1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Sir Tobias Moore 1999
SpongeBob SquarePants Gordon (voice) 1999
Babylon 5: The River of Souls Robert Bryson, Ph.D. 1998
Theater Talk Self 1996
The Daily Show Self - 'John McCain: Reformed Maverick' Narrator (voice), Self 1996
The Naked Truth Leland Banks, Leland 1995
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage) 1994
HBO First Look Himself 1992
Chillers Steven Castle 1990
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception Andre Marchand 1990
Wonderworks: Young Charlie Chaplin Charles Chaplin Snr 1989
War and Remembrance Philip Rule 1988
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story Roger Bushell 1988
The Dirty Dozen Lindberger 1988
Going Live! Himself 1987
CBS Summer Playhouse Marbury 1987
The Murders in the Rue Morgue Prefect of Police 1986
Lovejoy Lovejoy 1986
A.D. Sejanus 1985
Evergreen Paul Lerner 1985
Torchlight Sidney 1985
Too Scared to Scream Vincent Hardwick 1985
Miami Vice Esteban Montoya, Gen. Manuel Borbon 1984
Natural World Himself - Narrator (voice), Self - Narrator (voice) 1983
Exposed Greg Miller 1983
Grace Kelly Prince Rainier of Monaco 1983
Bare Essence Niko Theophilus 1983
The Letter Geoff 1982
American Playhouse Willy Wax 1981
Cheaper to Keep Her Dr. Alfred Sunshine 1981
Magnum, P.I. David Norman, Edwin Clutterbuck 1980
Minder Jack Last 1979
Yesterday's Hero Rod Turner 1979
The Fifth Musketeer Fouquet 1979
The Great Riviera Bank Robbery The Brain 1979
The Pirate Rashid 1978
Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic Benjamin Disraeli 1978
Will Shakespeare Christopher Marlowe 1978
Dallas Don Lockwood 1978
Armchair Thriller Curtis 1978
Code Name: Diamond Head Sean Donovan / Father Horton / Colonel Millard Butler 1977
The Fantastic Journey Sir James Camden 1977
Roots Sir Eric Russell 1977
Jesus of Nazareth Judas Iscariot 1977
Space: 1999 Anton Zoref 1975
Journey Into Fear Banat 1975
The Terrorists Petrie 1975
Police Woman Dan Markson 1974
The Last Of Sheila Anthony 1973
Sitting Target Birdy Williams 1972
Villain Wolfe Lissner 1971
Columbo Leland St. John 1971
Freelance Mitch 1971
Tam Lin Tom Lynn 1970
Performance Noel - Black Musican 1970
Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You Fred C. Dobbs 1970
Battle of Britain Sgt. Pilot Andy 1969
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium Charlie Cartwright 1969
ITV Saturday Night Theatre David Garrick, Ken Harrison 1969
Rogues' Gallery David Garrick 1968
Gypsy Girl Roibin 1965
The Pleasure Girls Keith Dexter 1965
Redcap Sapper Russell 1964
The Wednesday Play Frank 1964
Young and Willing Harry Brown 1962
Armchair Theatre Geoffrey, Roddy Cain 1956
Disraeli 1929

Director Filmography

Lovejoy 1986

Producer Filmography

2019 Emmy Outstanding Television Movie Nominated
2011 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2005 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Won
2005 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
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