Iain Glen was born on June 24, 1961 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Glen is best known for his roles in the Resident Evil films and for portraying Ser Jorah Mormont on Game of Thrones. He was graduated from Edinburgh Academy, an independent school for boys (now co-educational), followed by the University of Aberdeen.
He was married to Susannah Harker from 1993 to 2004, they have one son, Finlay (born 1994). His partner is now actress Charlotte Emmerson, and they have two daughters; Mary (born September 2007) and Juliet (born 2012).