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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.

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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 Game of Thrones
Poster of The West Wing
Movie Highlander Gregor MacLeod 2018
Movie Jawbone Joe Padgett 2017-05-12
Movie Country Crush Fred C. Dobbs 2017-01-01
Series American Gods Mr. Wednesday 2017-04-30
Movie John Wick: Chapter 2 Winston 2017-02-08
Series ERASED Waleran Bigod 2016-01-08
Movie Americano Ali Ben Yussouf 2016-01-29
Series Doctor Thorne Sir Roger Scatcherd 2016-03-06
Movie Grimsby MI6 Spy Boss 2016-02-24
Movie The Hollow Point Leland 2016-12-16
Movie Bilal: A New Breed of Hero Umayya (voice) 2016-09-08
Movie The Appendices Part 11: The Gathering Storm Roibin 2015-11-17
Movie Hercules Amphiarus 2014-07-23
Movie Cuban Fury Ron Parfitt 2014-02-14
Movie Speed Walking Prefet de police 2014-08-28
Movie John Wick Winston 2014-10-22
Movie El niño El Ingl├ęs 2014-08-29
Movie Jack the Giant Slayer King Brahmwell 2013-02-27
Series Ray Donovan Malcolm Finney 2013-06-30
Movie Eve of Destruction Paul Lerner 2013-04-11
Movie The Doors: Mr. Mojo Risin' - The Story of LA Woman Brinkman 2012-01-24
Movie Snow White and the Huntsman Beith 2012-05-30
Series Game of Thrones Brother Ray 2011-04-17
Movie Crazy, Stupid, Love. Meredith 2011-07-29
Series American Horror Story Leigh Emerson 2011-10-05
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Captain Edward "Blackbeard" Teach 2011-05-14
Movie The Pillars of the Earth Waleran Bigod 2010-07-23
Series The Pillars of the Earth Waleran Bigod 2010-07-23
Movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Sgt. Pilot Andy 2010-07-27
Series Kings King Silas Benjamin 2009-03-15
Movie Coraline Mr. Sergei Alexander Bobinsky / Other Bobinsky 2009-02-05
Movie Prison Break: The Final Break Banat 2009-05-26
Movie Case 39 Detective Mike Barron 2009-08-13
Movie 44 Inch Chest Meredith 2009-10-08
Movie WWE: The Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin Ron Parfitt 2008-02-12
Movie Death Race Coach 2008-08-22
Movie Kung Fu Panda Tai Lung (voice) 2008-06-04
Movie Shrek the Third Captain Hook (voice) 2007-05-17
Series The Dame Edna Treatment Unknown 2007-03-17
Movie Hot Rod Frank Powell 2007-08-03
Movie The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising Merriman Lyon 2007-10-05
Movie The Golden Compass Ragnar Sturlusson (voice) 2007-12-04
Movie The Lavender List Marty Mann 2006-03-01
Movie Scoop Joe Strombel 2006-07-27
Movie We Are Marshall Paul Griffen 2006-12-12
Movie Nine Lives Larry 2005-01-24
Series Deadwood Al Swearengen 2004-03-21
Movie Five Children and It Waleran Bigod 2004-10-15
Movie Nemesis Game Jeff Novak 2003-01-01
Movie Terror in Moscow Narrator 2003-05-12
Series Musashi Philip Rule 2003-01-05
Series Trust Alan Cooper-Fozzard 2003-01-09
Movie Agent Cody Banks Brinkman 2003-03-14
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Bollywood Queen Frank 2002-01-01
Movie Dark Blue Larry 2002-12-14
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 2002-09-18
Movie Man and Boy Marty Mann 2002-03-30
Series In Deep Unknown 2001-02-19
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie Sexy Beast Teddy Bass 2000-09-13
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie D.R.E.A.M. Team Oliver Maxwell 1999-09-25
Movie Babylon 5: The River of Souls Robert Bryson 1998-11-08
Movie Saving Private Ryan Charlie Cartwright 1998-07-24
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series The Naked Truth Leland Banks 1995-09-13
Movie Soul Survivors Otis Cooke 1995-09-10
Movie Once Upon a Time in China IV Fouquet 1993-06-10
Movie Now You See Love... Now You Don't Waleran Bigod 1992-02-01
Movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception Andre Marchand 1990-03-11
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sidney 1990-03-30
Series War and Remembrance Philip Rule 1988-11-13
Movie The Great Escape II: The Untold Story Roger Bushell 1988-11-05
Movie Sammy and Rosie Get Laid Wolfe Lissner 1987-10-30
Movie The Murders in the Rue Morgue Prefet de police 1986-12-07
Series Lovejoy Lovejoy 1986-01-10
Movie Too Scared to Scream Vincent Hardwick 1985-01-04
Movie Torchlight Sidney 1985-02-01
Movie Evergreen Paul Lerner 1985-02-24
Movie A.D. Sejanus 1985-03-31
Movie Ordeal by Innocence Philip Durant 1985-02-01
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Exposed Greg Miller 1983-04-22
Movie Grace Kelly Prince Rainier of Monaco 1983-02-21
Movie The Letter Geoff 1982-05-03
Movie Marco Polo Ali Ben Yussouf 1982-05-16
Movie Liar's Moon Keith Dexter 1982-09-01
Series Marco Polo Ali Ben Yussouf 1982-12-05
Movie High Tide 1980-03-11
Movie The Great Riviera Bank Robbery The Brain (Bert) 1980-05-13
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Movie The Fifth Musketeer Fouquet 1979-04-06
Movie Yesterday's Hero 1979-04-24
Series Minder Unknown 1979-10-29
Movie The Pirate Rashid 1978-11-21
Series Armchair Thriller Curtis 1978-02-21
Series Disraeli Benjamin Disraeli 1978-09-05
Movie Disraeli Benjamin Disraeli 1978-09-05
Series Roots Unknown 1977-01-23
Series Jesus of Nazareth Judas Iscariot 1977-01-06
Series The Fantastic Journey Unknown 1977-02-03
Movie Code Name: Diamond Head Sean Donovan / Father Horton / Colonel Millard Butler 1977-05-03
Movie Journey Into Fear Banat 1975-08-08
Movie Ransom Ray Petrie 1975-03-13
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie The Last of Sheila Anthony 1973-06-14
Movie Sitting Target Birdy Williams 1972-06-19
Movie Freelance Mitch 1971-01-01
Movie Villain Wolfe Lissner 1971-05-26
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-09-15
Movie The Devil's Widow Tom Lynn 1970-12-01
Movie Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You Fred C. Dobbs 1970-03-25
Movie If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium Charlie Cartwright 1969-04-24
Movie Battle of Britain Sgt. Pilot Andy 1969-09-15
Movie Me, Natalie Waleran Bigod 1969-07-13
Movie Wuthering Heights Heathcliff 1967-01-01
Series Natural World Narrator 1967-12-10
Movie The Pleasure Girls Keith Dexter 1965-12-03
Movie Sky West and Crooked Roibin 1965-08-31
Series Redcap Sapper Russell 1964-10-17
Movie The Wild and the Willing Harry Brown 1962-10-16
Series Armchair Theatre Geoffrey 1956-07-08