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Ian McShane

Ian McShane


Date of Birth:
Sep 29, 1942

Place of Birth:
Blackburn, Lancashire, England


Harry McShane (father)

Suzan Farmer, (m. 1965; Div. 1968),Ruth Post, (m. 1970; Div. 1976),Gwen Humble, (m. 1980)


Venice Beach, California, United States

Years active:

Ian McShane - Summary Details

Ian David McShane (born 29 September 1942) is an English actor. He is known for his television performances, particularly the title role in the BBC series Lovejoy (1986–1994), and as Al Swearengen on the HBO series Deadwood (2004–2006), for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama in 2005. His film roles include Tai Lung in Kung Fu Panda (2008) and Blackbeard in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Since 2017, he has starred as Mr. Wednesday in the Starz series American Gods.

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Raised in rural Australia, Ben Snow studied computing and film at the University of Canberra. Ben Snow is the Visual Effects Supervisor for Pirates of the Caribbean:...

Cuban Fury DVD

Combining love, dance, friendship and laughter, Cuban Fury is yours to own on DVD and Blu-ray including UltraViolet.

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