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Ian McShane is a Actor British born on 29 september 1942 at Blackburn (United-kingdom)

Ian McShane

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Birth name Ian David McShane
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 29 september 1942 (76 years) at Blackburn (United-kingdom)

Ian David McShane (born 29 September 1942) is an English actor, voice actor, director, and producer. Despite appearing in numerous films, he is best known for his television roles, particularly BBC's Lovejoy (1986–1994) and HBO's drama series Deadwood (2004–2006). He also starred as King Silas Benjamin in the 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.

Biography

McShane has been married three times: he first married and divorced Suzanne Farmer in the 1960s.
In 1977, McShane began a relationship with actress Sylvia Kristel (star of the sex film Emmanuelle) after meeting her on the set of The Fifth Musketeer. The affair ended his marriage to his second wife, the model Ruth Post, who is the mother of his two children, Kate and Morgan. In 1980, he married actress Gwen Humble. They live in the Venice Beach community of Los Angeles.

Best films

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
(Actor)
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
(Actor)
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
(Actor)
Coraline (2009)
(Actor)
Sexy Beast (2001)
(Actor)

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Filmography of Ian McShane (68 films)

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Hellboy
Hellboy (2019)

Directed by Neil Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sasha Lane, Penelope Mitchell, Daniel Dae Kim
Roles Prof. Trevor Bruttenholm

En Angleterre, Hellboy va affronter la Reine de Sang Nimue, l'épouse de Merlin. Cette lutte va amorcer la fin du monde.
John Wick 2, 2h2
Directed by Chad Stahelski
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Keanu Reeves, Common, Ian McShane, Bridget Moynahan, Ruby Rose, Peter Stormare
Roles Winston
Rating74% 3.7443353.7443353.7443353.7443353.744335
John Wick est de nouveau obligé de sortir de sa retraite anticipée par un ancien associé comptant prendre le contrôle d’une confrérie d’assassins internationaux. Ayant juré de l’aider, John se rend à Rome où il doit affronter certains des tueurs les plus dangereux au monde.
The Brothers Grimsby, 1h23
Directed by Louis Leterrier
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films, Sports films
Actors Mark Strong, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rebel Wilson, Isla Fisher, Annabelle Wallis, Ian McShane
Roles MI6 Spy Boss
Rating61% 3.097173.097173.097173.097173.09717
Grimsby involves a British black-ops spy (Mark Strong) whose idiotic brother (Sacha Baron Cohen) is a football hooligan.
The Hollow Point, 1h37
Directed by Gonzalo López-Gallego
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about drugs
Actors Patrick Wilson, Ian McShane, Viola Lynn Collins, John Leguizamo, Heather Beers
Roles Leland
Rating54% 2.7075152.7075152.7075152.7075152.707515
Une petite ville située à la frontière entre le Mexique et les États-Unis est ravagée par le trafic d'armes, les cartels et les règlements de comptes sanglants. Le département de la Justice américaine engage un nouveau shériff chargé de reprendre le contrôle et de se débarrasser de tous ces bandits. En faisant face à cette vague de violence, il doit également confronter un tueur à gages à la recherche d'un butin.
Bilal
Bilal (2016)
, 1h45
Genres Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about religion, Films about Islam
Actors Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jacob Latimore, Ian McShane, Cynthia McWilliams, Quinton Flynn, China Anne McClain
Roles Umayya (voice)
Rating82% 4.1477754.1477754.1477754.1477754.147775
Bilal (Andre Robinson), a bright eyed carefree boy ignited with fanciful imagination and a dream only a 7 years old can conjure. His ability to speak against injustice, a rare gift. On a day as similar as any, this dream turns into a nightmare when the village he lives in is ransacked, orphaning him and his younger sister, Ghufaira (Cynthia McWilliams). Thrown in a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal and Ghufaira find themselves bound to the chaotic wills and wants of the most powerful man in the City, Umayya (Ian McShane). Dreams of freedom and the warrior he fantasized he would become, are kept deep in Bilal's yearning heart. Bilal will soon learn he must choose his own fate, and find the courage to raise his voice. Bilal (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) will challenge everything.
Hercules
Hercules (2014)
, 1h38
Directed by Brett Ratner
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Peplum
Themes Films based on mythology, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology, Dans la Grèce mythologique, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Dwayne Johnson, John Hurt, Ian McShane, Tobias Santelmann, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes
Roles Amphiarus
Rating59% 2.99662.99662.99662.99662.9966
Hercules (Dwayne Johnson) is the leader of a band of mercenaries comprising the spear-wielding prophet Amphiaraus (Ian McShane) of Argos, the knife-throwing thief Autolycus (Rufus Sewell) of Sparta, the feral warrior Tydeus (Aksel Hennie) of Thebes, the Amazon archer Atalanta (Ingrid Bolsø Berdal) of Scythia and his nephew storyteller Iolaus (Reece Ritchie) of Athens. Hercules is said to be the demigod son of Zeus, who completed the legendary Twelve Labors, only to be betrayed by Hera who drove him insane and caused him to murder his wife Megara (Irina Shayk) and their children during a visit to King Eurystheus (Joseph Fiennes). Throughout the film, it is not clearly established that Hercules is truly the son of Zeus, and many are skeptical of the claim as well as of the stories of Hercules' famous Twelve Labors. Despite this, Hercules is frequently seen displaying unusual strength and nigh-unmatched skill in combat. Hercules is frequently haunted by the memory of the deaths of his wife and daughters by his hand, as well as visions of Cerberus.
El Niño
El Niño (2014)
, 2h16
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Ian McShane, Luis Tosar, Sergi López, Eduard Fernández, Jesús Castro, Bárbara Lennie
Roles Inglés
Rating64% 3.2484153.2484153.2484153.2484153.248415
The story is set in the Strait of Gibraltar. It tells the initiation of two youngsters in the world of drug trafficking. At the same time, two police agents, specialized in dismantling drug trafficking networks, are investigating this ring.
Cuban Fury
Cuban Fury (2014)
, 1h38
Directed by James Griffith
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Themes Dance films
Actors Nick Frost, Chris O'Dowd, Rashida Jones, Ian McShane, Olivia Colman, Rory Kinnear
Roles Ron Parfitt
Rating61% 3.099073.099073.099073.099073.09907
Former teen salsa champion Bruce Garrett (Nick Frost) is now an engineer. Bruce gave up dancing after he was brutally bullied by older boys. When he finds out that his new boss, Julia, (Rashida Jones) is passionate about salsa dancing, he decides that the only way he can win her over is by re-mastering the art of dance. He seeks out his old teacher Ron (Ian McShane), who forces him to confront the reasons he quit dancing in the first place. He struggles with low self-esteem, as well as a bullying coworker and rival, Drew (Chris O'Dowd), who constantly dominates the attention of their boss Julia who they're both interested in seducing. With the help of his salsa classmates, teacher, and his former dancing partner, his sister Sam (Olivia Colman), Bruce gets up the courage to relearn all his 'rusty' dance steps and to recapture his lost "corazón" (heart), not only for the dance but for his life. When ready, his friends convince him to enter the local nightclub's salsa dance competition, with the idea that he'll invite Julia to be his dance partner. But when he goes round to hers to ask her out to the dance, he is tricked into believing that he's interrupting an intimate evening she's spending with Drew, so leaves before asking, disillusioned. Julia, meanwhile, discovers what Drew is up to and outright rejects his advances, then kicks him out whilst threatening his position at work. Julia follows Bruce to the nightclub, where he's been doing quite well with his old partner (his sister) and an old routine, and is about to enter the final heat/round of the competition. When he notices Julia had followed him to the club, he's elated and finally plucks up the courage to ask her to dance. They dance the last round of the competition, where Bruce goes on to lose the competition, but regains his true self and finally wins the girl.
John Wick
John Wick (2014)
, 1h50
Directed by David Leitch, Chad Stahelski, David Leitch
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Martial arts films, Films about dogs
Actors Keanu Reeves, Bridget Moynahan, Adrianne Palicki, Willem Dafoe, Jason Isaacs, Bridget Regan
Roles Winston
Rating72% 3.6479053.6479053.6479053.6479053.647905
John Wick (Keanu Reeves), who has just lost his wife Helen (Bridget Moynahan) to an undisclosed illness, receives a gift from her posthumously in the form of a Beagle puppy named Daisy, along with a letter from her saying she arranged for him to have Daisy to help him cope with her demise. Initially indifferent to Daisy, he eventually connects to the puppy as they spend the day driving around in his vintage '69 Mustang. At a gas station, he encounters a trio of Russian gang members, whose leader Iosef (Alfie Allen) insists on buying his car. John refuses to sell and greets Iosef's snide remark in Russian with a retort in the same language before leaving. The three follow John to his home, break in at night, and attack John, who is knocked unconscious just after seeing Daisy mortally wounded.
Jack the Giant Slayer, 1h54
Directed by Bryan Singer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Giant monster films, Children's films, Disaster films, Mise en scène d'une plante
Actors Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy, Ewan McGregor
Roles King Brahmwell
Rating62% 3.1410053.1410053.1410053.1410053.141005
In the Kingdom of Cloister, Jack, a young farm boy, is fascinated by the legend of Erik, an ancient king who defeated an army of invading giants from a realm in the sky by controlling them with a magical crown. At the same time, Princess Isabelle becomes fascinated with the same legend.
Snow White and the Huntsman, 2h6
Directed by Rupert Sanders
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Inspiré de l'univers des contes et légendes, Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films, Films about royalty
Actors Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Raffey Cassidy, Sam Claflin, Izzy Meikle-Small
Roles Beith
Rating60% 3.04823.04823.04823.04823.0482
While admiring a rose blooming in the winter, Queen Eleanor of the Kingdom of Tabor pricks her finger on one of its thorns. Three drops of blood fall onto the snow-covered ground, and she wishes for a daughter as white as the snow, with lips as red as the blood, hair as black as a raven's wings and a heart as strong and defiant as the rose. Queen Eleanor gives birth to her daughter Snow White, but then Queen Eleanor falls ill and dies. After her death, Snow White's father King Magnus and his army battle an invading Dark Army of demonic glass soldiers. Upon rescuing their prisoner Ravenna, he becomes enchanted with her beauty and marries her.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, 2h20
Directed by Rob Marshall, Gore Verbinski
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films, Mermaids in film, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Children's films, Disaster films
Actors Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush, Kevin McNally, Sam Claflin
Roles Captain Edward "Blackbeard" Teach
Rating65% 3.2982853.2982853.2982853.2982853.298285
After a failed attempt to rescue his first mate, Joshamee Gibbs, in London, Captain Jack Sparrow is brought before King George II, who wants Jack to guide an expedition to the Fountain of Youth before King Ferdinand and the Spanish Navy can locate it. Heading the expedition is Jack's old nemesis, Captain Hector Barbossa, now a privateer in service to the British Navy after losing his leg and ship, the Black Pearl, which he believes to be sunk.
Cheaper to Keep Her, 1h32
Directed by Ken Annakin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Vivica A. Fox, Mac Davis, Brian McKnight, Tovah Feldshuh, Ian McShane, Gwen Humble
Roles Dr Alfred Sunshine
Rating47% 2.3668352.3668352.3668352.3668352.366835
Davis's character, William "Bill" Dekker, is a newly divorced swinger who goes to work for an attorney (Feldshuh) as an investigator. His assignments have him tracking down divorced men who have reneged on their alimony and child-support payments, a twist of irony considering not only his chauvinistic tendencies but also the fact that he is himself relying on the money he receives from his assignments to cover his own alimony payments. The film takes its title from the song of the same name, which can be heard over the opening credits.
The Sorcerer's Apprentice, 1h49
Directed by Jon Turteltaub
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about dragons, Children's films
Actors Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer, Alice Krige, Monica Bellucci
Roles Narrateur
Rating60% 3.0482753.0482753.0482753.0482753.048275
In AD 740, the mighty magician Merlin (James A. Stephens) has three apprentices. One, Maxim Horvath (Alfred Molina), betrays his master by joining forces with the evil sorceress Morgana le Fay (Alice Krige). Morgana mortally wounds Merlin before another apprentice, Veronica Gorloisen (Monica Bellucci), absorbs Morgana, body and soul, into her own body. As Morgana tries to kill Veronica by possessing her from within, the third and final apprentice, Balthazar Blake (Nicolas Cage), stops her by imprisoning Morgana and Veronica in the "Grimhold", a magic prison in the shape of a nesting doll. Before dying, Merlin gives Balthazar a dragon ring that will identify the Prime Merlinian, Merlin's successor and the only one able to defeat Morgana. While he searches for his successor throughout history, Balthazar imprisons Morganians, sorcerers who try to release Morgana, including Horvath, into successive layers on the Grimhold.
Kung Fu Panda Holiday, 25minutes
Directed by Tim Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Films about animals, Christmas films, Children's films
Actors Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, David Cross
Roles Tai Lung (cameo)
Rating68% 3.445863.445863.445863.445863.44586
Master Shifu (Dustin Hoffman) assigns Po (Jack Black) to host the annual Winter Feast at the Jade Palace, a highly ritualized formal occasion where all the Kung Fu masters of China attend, insisting on the perfection of the event. Although excited, Po also wishes to spend the holiday with his father Mr. Ping (James Hong), and rejects the finest chefs in China in an attempt to have him cater the event. However, Mr. Ping believes Po is more concerned with his duties as the Dragon Warrior, and adamantly remains at his restaurant to feed the townsfolk who have nowhere else to eat for the holiday.