Ian McShane is an English actor. Ian McShane it is by his television roles that he is generally known, starting with the Lovejoy and in the HBO Western drama Deadwood. In 2009 Ian McShane starred in the series Kings.
Ian McShane is the son of Irene and Harry. He grew up in Urmston, Lancashire and attended Stretford Grammar School. In 1977, he began a relationship with Sylvia Kristel after meeting her on the set of The Fifth Musketeer. He is now married to Gwen Humble.
Ian McShane appears in The Pillars of the Earth, and 44 Inch Chest, a drama co-starring Ray Winstone. Another 2009 film is Case 39, where he plays a detective. He will appear as the notorious Blackbeard in the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.