Scott Glenn - Details


Scott GlennSCOTT GLENN is a critically acclaimed star of major movies and Broadway theatre productions with a reputation in Hollywood for being a contemporary ‘noir’ actor in the tradition of Bogart.

The Actors Studio-trained Glenn made his star-making debut as John Travolta's deadly antagonist in Urban Cowboy. He starred in many hit films, including The Right Stuff, Personal Best and Courage Under Fire.

The 1990s have been a rewarding decade for Glenn, in which his performances helped to power Silence of the Lambs, The Hunt for Red October, Backdraft and Absolute Power to international box-office records. He also starred in Ken Loach’s festival-honored Carla's Song.

Glenn was recently nominated for Best Actor from the Drama Desk Award voters for his performance in the off-Broadway production, "Killer Joe." He can be seen in a series of motion pictures based upon the classic series Naked City on Showtime.
Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Glenn enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps after college. On completion of service, he became a journalist with a passion for writing poetry and scripts. He went to New York, where he attended an acting class and discovered that acting was what he was born to do.

With his wife, artist Carol Glenn, Glenn divides his time between the TriBeCa section of New York City, Ketchum, Idaho, and Mexico.


  • 26th January 1942 - Birth