Scott Glenn Biography (1942?-)

Full name, Theodore Scott Glenn; born January 26, 1942 (one source says 1941), in Pittsburgh, PA; son of Theodore (a business executive) and Elizabeth (ahomemaker) Glenn; married Carol Schwartz (an artist), September 10, 1968; children: Dakota (an actress), Rio (an actress). Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Contact: P.O. Box 1018, Ketchum, ID 83340-1018.

Birth Details
January 26, 1942?
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Tad Jacks, The Baby Maker, National General, 1970
  • Long John, Angels Hard as They Come (also known as Angels and Angels, Hell on Harleys), New World, 1971
  • Jimbang, Hex (also known as The Shrieking), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • Private Glenn Kelly, Nashville, Paramount, 1975
  • Charlie Hunter, Fighting Mad, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976
  • Bill Lester, She Came to the Valley (also known as Texas in Flames), R.G.V. Pictures, 1977
  • Captain Richard Colby, Apocalypse Now, United Artists, 1979
  • Newt, leader of Electric Haze Band, More American Graffiti (also known as Purple Haze), Universal, 1979
  • Wes Hightower, Urban Cowboy, Paramount, 1980
  • Bill Dalton, Cattle Annie and Little Britches, Universal, 1981
  • Rick Murphy, The Challenge (also known as Equals and Swords of the Ninja), Embassy, 1982
  • Terry Tingloff, Personal Best, Warner Bros., 1982
  • Alan Shepard, The Right Stuff, Warner Bros., 1983
  • Glasken Trismegestus, The Keep, Paramount, 1983
  • Joe Wade, The River, Universal, 1984
  • John Haddad, Wild Geese II, Universal, 1985
  • Emmett, Silverado, Columbia, 1985
  • Creasy, Man on Fire (also known as Absinthe and Un uomosotto tiro), TriStar, 1987
  • Colonel Dexter Armstrong, Off Limits (also known as Saigon), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • Title role, Verne Miller (also known as The Verne Miller Story and Gangland), Alive, 1988
  • Mac Sam, Miss Firecracker, Corsair, 1989
  • Captain Bart Mancusco, The Hunt for Red October, Paramount, 1990
  • Jack Crawford, The Silence of the Lambs, Orion, 1991
  • John "Axe" Adcox, Backdraft, Universal, 1991
  • H. D. "Shotgun" Dalton, My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys, SamuelGoldwyn Company, 1991
  • Himself, The Player, Fine Line, 1992
  • William B. Rickman, The Flight of the Dove (also known as The Spy Within), New Horizons Home Video, 1995
  • J. P. Stiles, Tall Tale (also known as Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventure and Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill), Buena Vista, 1995
  • Lloyd, Reckless, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1995
  • Tony Gartner, Courage under Fire, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Bradley, Carla's Song (also known as La cancion de Carla),Shadow Distribution, 1996
  • Iggy, Lesser Prophets, Prophetable Pictures, 1997
  • Bill Burton, Absolute Power, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997
  • Senor Grem, Larga distancia, Vagabond Films, 1998
  • Wynt Perkins, Firestorm, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Cole, The Last Marshal, 1999
  • Father Moody, The Virgin Suicides (also known as Sophia Coppala's The Virgin Suicides), Paramount Classics, 1999
  • Montgomery Wick, Vertical Limit, Columbia, 2000
  • Roger, Training Day, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Sergeant Robert Lee, Buffalo Soldiers, Miramax, 2001
  • Jack Buggit, The Shipping News, Miramax, 2001
  • Also appeared in Home Town and Two Telegrams.
  • Film Work
  • Stunts, Backdraft, 1991
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Calvin Brenner, The Edge of Night, CBS, 1968
  • Movies
  • James Reeger, Gargoyles, 1972
  • Michael Boyle, Countdown to Looking Glass, 1984
  • Willie Croft, As Summers Die, HBO, 1986
  • Crawford, Intrigue, CBS, 1988
  • Jesse Smith, The Outside Woman, CBS, 1989
  • Henry, Women and Men II (also known as Women and Men II: In Love There Are No Rules), HBO, 1991
  • John Cain, Shadowhunter, Showtime, 1993
  • Dan Vaughn, Extreme Justice (also known as S.I.S. Extreme Justice), 1993
  • Stephen Broderick, Slaughter of the Innocents, 1994
  • Gene Ralston, Past Tense, Showtime, 1994
  • David Eckhart, Night of the Running Man, HBO, 1995
  • Harry Hawkins, Edie and Pen, HBO, 1996
  • Sergeant Muldoon, Naked City: A Killer Christmas, Showtime, 1998
  • Sergeant Muldoon, Naked City: Justice with a Bullet, Showtime, 1998
  • Owen Quinn, "The Seventh Stream," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 2001
  • Specials
  • Presenter, The 21st Annual People's Choice Awards, 1995
  • Narrator, Discoveries Underwater, PBS, 1988
  • Narrator, Extreme Alaska, The Discovery Channel, 2000
  • Episodic
  • "The Outspoken Silence," The Young Lawyers, ABC, 1971
  • Lenox, "Another Shell Game," Ironside, NBC, 1973
  • Dave, "A Bite of the Apple," Baretta, 1975
  • Voice, Mobile Suit Gundam (animated), 1999
  • Also appeared as a reckless forklift driver in an episode of Emergency!, NBC.
  • Stage Appearances
  • The Impossible Years, Broadway production, 1965
  • Zoo Story, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1966
  • Alice and Wonderland, Actors Studio Theatre, New York City, 1968
  • Edmund, Long Day's Journey into Night, Actors Studio Theatre, 1968
  • Larry, Angelo's Wedding, Circle Repertory Company, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1985
  • Pale, Burn This, New York City, 1988
  • Ray, Dark Rapture, Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 1996
  • Killer Joe Cooper (title role), Killer Joe, Soho Theatre, New YorkCity, 1998
  • Appeared as the title role, Jack Street, Perry Street Theatre, NewYork City; appeared as Smitty, Fortune in Men's Eyes; in Killer'sHead, Public Theatre; also appeared in Collision Course, Actors' Playhouse, New York City. Appeared in productions with La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and in Seattle stage productions.
  • Videos
  • Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of `The Silence of the Lambs', Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer-United Artists, 2001

Further Reference


    • Back Stage East, May 31, 1996, p. 48
    • Entertainment Weekly, August 11, 1995, p. 62
    • Variety, February 2, 1998, p. 37

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