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Scott Glenn ACTOR

Scott Glenn was born on January 26th, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with the birth name Theodore Scott Glenn, born to Elizabeth and Theodore Glenn.  As a young child he was quite ill but overcame his illness, earned a high school diploma and went on to study at William and Mary College earning a degree in English.
Glenn then joined the United States Marines and upon completing his service to his country, he found work as a criminal reporter at the Kenosha evening news.  He eventually decided to study the art of acting and traveled to New York City where he became a member of the George Morrison acting class.
Glenn began gaining experience as a stage director and performer.  He also joined The Actors Studio and continued his stage work while auditioning for film and television.  In 1970, he debuted in his first film, "The Baby Maker" starring Barbara Hershey, Collin Wilcox Paxton, Sam Groom and Phyllis Coates.
Now with quite a bit of experience on his resume he made the move to Hollywood and searched for work in the industry.  Times were tough for him, and he was not being offered roles he had hoped for.  He did get a chance to appear on a couple small roles on the television series, "The Patty Duke Show", "Emergency!", "Sixth Sense" and "Ironside", however, still not pleased with his experiences in Hollywood, Glenn relocated to Ketchum, Idaho.
He did a little stage work, but mostly was out of the industry for two years and instead made a living as a mountain ranger and huntsman, before once again being offered a role in a film he could not pass up, "Urban Cowboy" (1980) starring John Travolta, Debra Winger, Barry Corbin, Cooper Huckabee, James Gammon and Madolyn Smith.

With this role, his career finally began to take off.  He was now being recognized in the industry as a talented actor and along with his skilled acting and physical strength, he proved to Hollywood that he was capable of being at the top.
Soon he was working consistently appearing in such films as, "The Challenge" (1982) with ToshirĊ Mifune and Calvin Jung, "The Right Stuff" (1983) co-starring Ed Harris, Fred Ward, Dennis Quaid, Barbara Hershey, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright, Lance Henricksen, Harry Shearer, Kim Stanley, John Dehner, Kathy Baker, Jane Dornacker, Royal Dano and Sam Shepard, "The River" (1984) starring Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek and Billy Green Bush, "Silverado" (1985) co-starring Kevin Kline, Danny Glover, Kevin Costner, John Cleese, Rosanna Arquette, Jeff Fahey, Thomas Wilson Brown, James Gammon, Sheb Wooley, Linda Hunt, Jeff Goldblum and Brian Dennehy, "The Hunt for Red October" (1990) starring Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, James Earl Jones, Courtney Vance, Sam Neill, Richard Jordan, Tim Curry and Fred Thompson, "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991) starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Ted Levine, Brooke Smith, Anthony Heald and Diane Baker, "Backdraft" (1991) starring with Rebecca De Mornay, Robert De Niro, William Baldwin, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Donald Sutherland and "Reckless" (1995) also starring Mia Farrow, Mary-Louise Parker, Tony Goldwyn and Eileen Brennan.

Glenn, now highly desired and highly respected in the industry continued to add film and television roles to his resume.  Other film credits have included, "Edie & Pen" (1996) starring Stockard Channing, Jennifer Tilly, Stuart Wilson, Chris Sarandon, Michael O'Keefe, Michael McKean, Randy Travis, Joanna Gleason, Martin Mull, Louise Fletcher and Beverly D'Angelo, "Carla's Song" (1996) with Robert Carlyle and Oyanka Cabezas, "Courage Under Fire" (1996) starring Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty and Matt Damon, "Absolute Power" (1997) starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Judy Davis and E.G. Marshall, "Training Day" (2001) starring Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Tom Berenger, Harris Yulin and Eva Mendes, "W." (2008) starring alongside Josh Brolin, Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Banks, James Cromwell, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright and Richard Dreyfuss and "Secretariat" (2010) starring Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Margo Martindale, Dylan Walsh, Kevin Connolly, Dylan Baker, Amanda Michalka, Fred Thompson, Graham McTavish, Carissa Capobianco and Drew Roy .
Some of his more well known television movie's have been, "As Summers Die" (1986) with Jamie Lee Curtis, Bette Davis, John Randolph, Ron O'Neal, John McIntire and Beah Richards, "The Outside Woman" (1989) with James Michael Bailey, Patrik Baldauff, Lenore Banks and Lon Boudreaux Jr, "Shadowhunter" (1993) with Angela Alvarado, Benjamin Bratt and Robert Beltran, "The Seventh Stream" (2001) with Saffron Burrows, Simon Delaney and Eddie Grimes, "A Painted House" (2003) with Arija Bareikis, Robert Sean Leonard, Melinda Dillon and Logan Lerman and "Code Breakers" (2005) with Arija Bareikis, Robert Sean Leonard and Melinda Dillon.
Scott Glenn is currently married to his only wife, Carol Schwartz since 1968 and they have two children together.  He continues to work as an actor with some of his more recent appearances being in the films, "Sucker Punch" (2011) starring Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung and Carla Gugino, "The Paperboy" (2012) starring Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, John Cusack and Nicole Kidman, "The Bourne Legacy" (2012) starring Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Joan Allen, Albert Finney, Stacy Keach and Edward Norton and soon to release in 2013, "Red Machine" co-starring James Marsden, Tom Jane, Piper Perabo, Billy Bob Thornton and Adam Beach.


2013         Red Machine
2012         The Bourne Legacy
2012         The Paperboy
2011         Magic Valley
2011         Sucker Punch
2010         Secretariat
2008         W.
2008         Nights in Rodanthe
2008         Surfer, Dude
2008         Monk
2008         Camille
2007         The Bourne Ultimatum
2007         Freedom Writers
2006         Journey to the End of the Night
2005         Code Breakers 
2005         Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D
2005         Faith of My Fathers 
2005         Gone But Not Forgotten
2004         Homeland Security 
2004         Puerto Vallarta Squeeze
2003         The American Experience
2003         A Painted House
2001         The Shipping News
2001         The Seventh Stream 
2001         Buffalo Soldiers
2001         Training Day
2000         Vertical Limit
1999         The Last Marshal
1999         The Virgin Suicides
1998         Naked City: A Killer Christmas
1998         Naked City: Justice with a Bullet
1998         Biography 
1998         Firestorm
1998         Larga distancia
1997         Lesser Prophets
1997         Absolute Power
1996         Carla's Song
1996         Courage Under Fire
1996         Edie & Pen
1996         The Flight of the Dove
1995         Reckless
1995         Tall Tale
1995         Night of the Running Man
1994         Past Tense 
1993         Slaughter of the Innocents
1993         Extreme Justice
1993         Shadowhunter
1991         Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules
1991         Backdraft
1991         My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys
1991         The Silence of the Lambs
1990         The Hunt for Red October
1989         Miss Firecracker
1989         The Outside Woman 
1988         Intrigue 
1988         Off Limits
1987         Man on Fire
1987         The Verne Miller Story
1986         As Summers Die 
1985         Silverado
1985         Wild Geese II
1984         The River
1984         Countdown to Looking Glass
1983         The Keep
1983         The Right Stuff
1982         The Challenge
1982         Personal Best
1981         Cattle Annie and Little Britches
1980         Urban Cowboy
1979         More American Graffiti
1979         Apocalypse Now
1979         She Came to the Valley
1976         Fighting Mad
1975         Baretta 
1975         Nashville
1975         Khan! 
1973         Hex
1971-1973     Ironside 
1973         Emergency! 
1972         The Sixth Sense
1972         Gargoyles 
1972         In Pursuit of Treasure
1971         Angels Hard as They Come
1971         The Young Lawyers
1970         The Baby Maker
1969         The Edge of Night 
1967         N.Y.P.D. 
1966         Hawk
1965         The Patty Duke Show

Matinee Classics - Backdraft starring Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Robert De Niro, Rebecca De Mornay, Donald Sutherland, Jason Gedrick, J. T. Walsh, Anthony Mockus, Cedric Young, Juan Ramirez, Kevin Casey, Jack McGee and Mark Wheeler
Matinee Classics - She Came to the Valley starring Ronee Blakley, Dean Stockwell, Scott Glenn, Freddy Fender, Anna Jones, Jennifer Jones, Rafael Flores Jr., Les Brecht, Frank Benedetto, Sol Marroquin, Evelyn Guerrero, Ruth Reeves, Claus Eggers, Detlev Nitche and Michael Hart

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