|Iain Glen as Sir Richard Carlisle in Downton Abbey|
|Iain Glen as Ser Jorah Mormont in A Game of Thrones|
He was also in the seventh season of Spooks as Richard Armitage's nemisis from his past. And he has had had the lead in the Jack Taylor tv movies.His distinctive gravelly voice hold the screen and he does tend to dominate any scene that he is in. When you see him, you instnatly know that the quality of acting will be there. He does bring depth to his characterisation. And his most recent characters have shown depth. But above all, it is his voice combined with craggy good looks. Once heard, you remember his voice.
His list of credits is impressive and includes both television, film and theatre -- including Kingdom of Heaven, Pope Joan, Harry Brown, Into the Storm etc. He has been nominated for many awards including the Olivier. He also has started directing.
Born in 1961, Iain Glen recieved his education in Scotland and did his dramatic training at RADA, winning the Bancroft medal in 1985. He is divorced and currently married to his second wife. He has two children -- one from each marriage.
So if you are looking for flawed heroes, or heroes who definately have a tortured past. Iain Glen is a candidate. You can read more about Iain Glen on his official website. http://www.iainglen.com/
Michelle Styles writes warm, witty and intimate historical romance for Harlequin Historical. Her latest book To Marry A Matchmaker was out in the UK in July 2011 and will be out in the US next year. Her next book will be published in August 2012. To learn more about Michelle's books visit www.michellestyles.co.uk