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Scott Glenn Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 26, 1941
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Birth Name: Theodore Scott Glenn

Ex-marine and ex-newspaper reporter Scott Glenn was ideally suited to the action-oriented films that would become his lot in the 1980s and 1990s. After learning the rudiments of his craft at the Actors Studio and appearing off-Broadway, Glenn made his film bow in 1970's [[Feature~V3587~The Baby Maker~thebabymaker]]. He was rescued from low-budget cycle flicks by director Robert Altman, who cast Glenn as Pfc. Glenn Kelly in [[Feature~V34469~Nashville~nashville]] (1975). As rangy and rugged off-camera as on, Glenn was one of the few film actors of recent years to flourish in western roles: among his more impressive credits within this genre are [[Feature~V86848~Cattle Annie and Little Britches~cattleannieandlittlebritches]] (1981), [[Feature~V44760~Silverado~silverado]] (1985), [[Feature~V34067~My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys~myheroeshavealwaysbeencowboys]] (1993), and, stretching a point a bit, [[Feature~V52008~Urban Cowboy~urbancowboy]] (1980). Glenn has been equally laudable in such suit-and-tie roles as Jodie Foster's FBI chief in [[Feature~V44663~The Silence of the Lambs~thesilenceofthelambs]] (1991), in "military" assignments like astronaut Alan Shepard in The Right Stuff (1981) and the U.S. sub commander in [[Feature~V23882~Hunt for Red October~thehuntforredoctober]] (1990). As a tribute to Robert Altman, the director who elevated him to "A" pictures back in 1975, Scott Glenn accepted a drastic cut in salary to portray "Himself" in Altman's [[Feature~V38437~The Player~theplayer]] (1992). Over the next several years, Glenn remained active on screen, appearing in films like Training Day, The Virgin Suicides, The Bourne Ultimatum, W., and The Paperboy. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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