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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 series Armchair Theatre 1956-07-08
Latest Project:
Movie Tales of the Wild Hunt: Hellboy Reborn 2019-07-23
Known For
Poster of Hellboy
Poster of John Wick: Chapter 2
Poster of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Poster of In Deep
Movie Hellboy Trevor "Broom" Bruttenholm 2019-04-10
Movie Tales of the Wild Hunt: Hellboy Reborn Himself 2019-07-23
Movie Master of Dark Shadows Narrator 2019-04-16
Movie Bolden Judge Perry 2019-05-03
Movie Deadwood: The Movie Al Swearengen 2019-05-31
Movie John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum Winston 2019-05-15
Movie A Wizard's Tale The Grump (voice) 2018-03-01
Movie Age of Sail William Avery (voice) 2018-08-29
Movie John Wick: Chapter 2 Winston 2017-02-08
Movie Pottersville Bart 2017-11-10
Series American Gods Mr. Wednesday 2017-04-30
Movie Jawbone Joe Padgett 2017-05-12
Series Doctor Thorne Sir Roger Scatcherd 2016-03-06
Movie Grimsby MI6 Spy Boss (uncredited) 2016-02-24
Movie The Hollow Point Leland 2016-12-16
Movie Bilal: A New Breed of Hero Umayya (voice) 2015-12-09
Series Off Camera with Sam Jones Himself 2014-02-06
Movie Cuban Fury Ron Parfitt 2014-02-14
Movie El Niño Inglés 2014-08-29
Movie Hercules Amphiarus 2014-07-23
Movie John Wick Winston 2014-10-22
Movie Jack the Giant Slayer King Brahmwell 2013-02-27
Series Ray Donovan Malcolm Finney 2013-06-30
Movie Snow White and the Huntsman Beith 2012-05-30
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Blackbeard 2011-05-14
Series Game of Thrones Brother Ray 2011-04-17
Series American Horror Story Leigh Emerson 2011-10-05
Movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice Narrator (voice) 2010-07-13
Series The Pillars of the Earth Waleran Bigod 2010-07-23
Movie Coraline Mr. Sergei Alexander Bobinsky / Other Bobinsky (voice) 2009-02-05
Series 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 Kung Fu Panda Tai Lung (voice) 2008-06-04
Movie Death Race Coach 2008-08-22
Movie Hot Rod Frank Powell 2007-08-03
Series The Dame Edna Treatment Unknown 2007-03-17
Movie Shrek the Third Captain Hook (voice) 2007-05-17
Movie The Golden Compass Ragnar Sturlusson (voice) 2007-12-04
Movie The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising Merriman Lyon 2007-10-05
Movie Scoop Joe Strombel 2006-07-27
Movie We Are Marshall Paul Griffen 2006-12-12
Movie Nine Lives Larry 2005-09-02
Series Deadwood Al Swearengen 2004-03-21
Series Trust Alan Cooper-Fozzard 2003-01-09
Movie Nemesis Game Jeff Novak 2003-01-01
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Self 2003-02-21
Movie Agent Cody Banks Brinkman 2003-03-14
Movie Terror in Moscow Narrator 2003-05-12
Movie Bollywood Queen Frank 2002-01-01
Series The Twilight Zone Professeur Chandler 2002-09-18
Movie Man and Boy Marty Mann 2002-03-30
Series In Deep Unknown 2001-02-19
Movie Sexy Beast Teddy Bass 2001-01-12
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Toby Moore 1999-09-20
Movie D.R.E.A.M. Team Oliver Maxwell 1999-09-25
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Babylon 5: The River of Souls Robert Bryson 1998-12-20
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Soul Survivors Otis Cooke 1995-09-10
Series The Naked Truth Leland Banks 1995-09-13
Movie White Goods Ian Deegan 1994-01-01
Series GMTV Himself 1993-01-01
Series Chillers Steven Castle 1990-04-14
Movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception Andre Marchand 1990-03-11
Series Young Charlie Chaplin Charles Chaplin Snr 1989-01-25
Movie Dick Francis: Twice Shy David Cleveland 1989-12-14
Series The Great Escape II: The Untold Story Roger Bushell 1988-11-06
Movie The Great Escape II: The Untold Story Roger Bushell 1988-11-05
Series War and Remembrance Philip Rule 1988-11-13
Series Going Live! Unknown 1987-09-26
Series Lovejoy Lovejoy 1986-01-10
Movie The Murders in the Rue Morgue Prefet de police 1986-12-07
Movie Too Scared to Scream Vincent Hardwick 1985-01-04
Movie Torchlight Sidney 1985-02-01
Series Evergreen Paul Lerner 1985-02-24
Series A.D. Sejanus 1985-03-31
Movie Ordeal by Innocence Philip Durant 1984-01-01
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Grace Kelly Prince Rainier of Monaco 1983-02-21
Series Bare Essence Niko Theophilus 1983-04-15
Movie Exposed Greg Miller 1983-04-22
Series Natural World Narrator 1983-10-30
Movie The Letter Geoff 1982-05-03
Series American Playhouse Willy Wax 1982-01-12
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Series Marco Polo Ali Ben Yussouf 1982-12-05
Movie Sewers of Gold The Brain (Bert) 1980-05-13
Movie High Tide 1980-03-11
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Movie The Fifth Musketeer Fouquet 1979-04-06
Movie Yesterday's Hero Rod Turner 1979-04-24
Series Minder Unknown 1979-10-29
Series Life of Shakespeare Christopher Marlowe 1978-06-13
Series Armchair Thriller Curtis 1978-02-21
Movie Disraeli Benjamin Disraeli 1978-09-05
Series Disraeli Benjamin Disraeli 1978-09-05
Movie The Pirate Rashid 1978-11-21
Movie The Real Jesus of Nazareth 1977-01-03
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
Series Space: 1999 Anton Zoref 1975-09-04
Series Matt Helm Paul 1975-09-20
Movie The Lives of Jenny Dolan Saunders 1975-10-27
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie Ransom Ray Petrie 1974-12-06
Movie The Last of Sheila Anthony 1973-06-14
Movie Sitting Target Birdy Williams 1972-06-19
Movie Villain Wolfe Lissner 1971-05-26
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-09-15
Movie The Ballad of Tam Lin Tom Lynn 1970-12-01
Movie Freelance Mitch 1970-01-01
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
Series Rog Unknown 1969-05-10
Movie Wuthering Heights Heathcliff 1967-10-28
Movie Sky West and Crooked Roibin 1965-08-31
Movie The Pleasure Girls Keith Dexter 1965-12-03
Series The Wednesday Play Unknown 1964-09-30
Series Redcap Sapper Russell 1964-10-17
Movie The Wild and the Willing Harry Brown 1962-10-16
Series You Can't Win Joe Lunn 1961-10-05
Series Armchair Theatre Geoffrey 1956-07-08