Ian McShane

Biography: Ian McShane was born in Blackburn, England. His father is Harry McShane, a professional football player for Manchester United and Blackburn Rovers. He started out in the 1960's, in small roles on the television series' 'Police Woman' and 'Matt Helm,' and in films like, 'If this is Tuesday this must be Belgium', 'Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You' and 'Battle of Britain.' In the mid-eighties he bought the television rights to Jonathan Gash's Lovejoy novels. He produced and starred in 6 seasons of ‘Lovejoy’ for the BBC from 1986 through to 1994. The show was also shown in America on the A&E network. He has made a notable comeback in film appearances in recet years, 'Sexy Beast, 'Shrek 3', ' appeared as a Russian negotiator in the 'West Wing'and has attained notoriety for his portrayal of villainous-yet-lovable Al Swearengen on the HBO series, 'Deadwood.' He has been married to his current wife, actress Gwen Humble, since 1981. He has two children from a previous marriage, Kate (born in 1971) and Morgan (born in 1975).
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Ian McShane's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 52
Highest Metascore: 80 Coraline
Lowest Metascore: 25 Case 39
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 19
  2. Negative: 2 out of 19
19 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Grimsby Jul 31, 2015 Cast tbd
72 John Wick Oct 24, 2014 Winston / Winston tbd
47 Hercules Jul 25, 2014 Amphiaraus / Amphiarus / Amphiaraus 6.9
52 Cuban Fury Apr 11, 2014 Cast / Ron Parfait / Ron Parfitt 6.4
51 Jack the Giant Slayer Mar 1, 2013 King Brahmwell / King Brahmwell 6.2
57 Snow White and the Huntsman Jun 1, 2012 Beith 6.2
45 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides May 20, 2011 Blackbeard 6.3
25 Case 39 Oct 1, 2010 Det. Mike Barron / Detective Barron / Detective Mike Barron 5.9
47 44 Inch Chest Jan 15, 2010 Executive Producer / Meredith 5.1
80 Coraline Feb 6, 2009 Mr. Sergei Alexander Bobinsky/Other Bobinsky 8.0
43 Death Race Aug 22, 2008 Coach 6.9
73 Kung Fu Panda Jun 6, 2008 Tai Lung 8.1
51 The Golden Compass Dec 7, 2007 Ragnar Sturlusson 6.1
38 The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising Oct 5, 2007 Merriman Lyon 2.5
43 Hot Rod Aug 3, 2007 Frank Powell 7.1
58 Shrek the Third May 18, 2007 Captain Hook 5.8
53 We Are Marshall Dec 22, 2006 Paul Griffen 8.1
48 Scoop Jul 28, 2006 Joe Strombel 6.7
41 Agent Cody Banks Mar 14, 2003 Brinkman 5.5
79 Sexy Beast Jun 13, 2001 Teddy Bass 7.1