Scott Glenn Biography
An American actor, Theodore Scott Glenn widely known as ‘Scott Glenn’ was born on January 26, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. He was grown up in Pittsburgh and carries mixed ancestry of Irish and Native American. Glenn completed high school education from the Pittsburgh High School and later joined The College of William and Mary. After completing education, he started to work as a reporter for Kenosha Evening News based in Kenosha, Winsoncin. Glenn decided to be an actor after working as a reporter. To pursue career in acting, he started to take acting classes.
Glenn got an opportunity to show his acting skills in 1965’s Broadway ‘The Impossible Years. It was his debut as an actor in theatre. After making debut in theatre, he began to direct student plays to earn money in order to pay for his studies. After three years, he joined ‘The Actors Studio’ from where he started to work in the professional theatre ant television. In the year 1970, he was offered to play a role in James Bridges ‘The Baby Maker’. It was his first movie role of his career. He was not successful to create positive impact with his acting skills in the movie. Scott dedicated his eight years acting in small roles in the movies and television roles while residing in Los Angeles, California. During that time, he appeared in a television movie named ‘Gargoyles’. In 1979, he was selected in Francis Ford Coppola’s movie ‘Apocalypse Now’. He also got an opportunity to work with the famous directors like Jonathan Demme and Robert Altman. Prior to that, he moved with his family to Ketchum, Idaho where he worked two years. While living there, he worked as a barman, mountain ranger and huntsman. He occasionally appeared in Seattle stage productions.
Scott Glenn is a versatile actor who showed his immense talent as an actor by appearing in various genre movies. During his acting career, he acted in horror movies like ‘The Keep’, action movies like ‘Wild Geese Ii’, ‘Silverado’, ‘The Challenge’ and drama movies like ‘The Right Stuff’. He also appeared in television movie ‘Countdown to Looking Glass’, ‘The River’ and ‘Off Limits’. He played both bad and good characters in his acting career. After working in the movies, he came back in Broadway with ‘Burn This’. He likes to experiment on his roles. As a result, he accepted the 1987 gangster movie ‘Gangland: The Verne Miller Story’. He reached to the peak in the beginning period of 1990s. Glenn became a part of blockbuster movies like ‘The Hunt for Red October’, ‘Backdraft’, ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ and ‘The Player’. He was highly appreciated for his role of hitman in 1995 movie ‘Night of the Running Man’. After that he appeared in the challenging roles of his career in the movies ‘Reckless’, ‘Edie and Pen’ and ‘Carla’s Song’. His other movies which established him as one of the versatile actor of the American movie industry are ‘Courage Under Fire’, ‘Lesser Prophets’, ‘Larga distancia’, ‘Absolute power’. In addition to this, he also appeared in a supporting role in the movie ‘Training Day’.
The versatile actor, Scott Glenn is a married man. He got married to his wife ‘Carol Schwartz’ in the year 1967. Like his successful professional life, he has also been successful to maintain his marriage life. Even at the age of 73, he shares same love and affection with his wife. Till date, there is no news of their divorce. It looks like they are made for each other.
Glenn is a handsome actor who has magnificent personality with the height of 6 feet. He has been success in his acting career. The talented actor has gathered total net worth amount of $3 million from his successful acting career. More additional information about him can be obtained from his bio on Wiki. His fans can follow his recent news and updates on [email protected]_Glenn_. The talented is all set to create magic at the small screen with his upcoming series 'Daredevil'.