Ian Ogilvy

Inside Biography

Ian Ogilvy is an English actor, playwright, and novelist who started his career back in 1958, appearing in the short film Carrion. He is famously known for his starring roles in the TV shows Return of the Saint and Generations

Regarding film appearances, the actor Ian has notably appeared in the epic period war film Waterloo

Early Years, Parents, Height & Education

Ian Ogilvy was born Ian Raymond Ogilvy on 30 September 1943, in Woking, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. As of writing this article, he is 77 years old. 

He is the son of actress Aileen Raymond and Francis Fairfield Ogilvy, who is the brother of advertising executive David Ogilvy. He is a grandson of Francis John Longley Ogilvy, a classics scholar, and a failed financial broker.

For his study, the actor attended the Sunningdale School, Eton College, and later enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. He stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters).

What Is Ian Ogilvy's Net Worth? Starring Roles In TV And Film

The Woking, Surrey-born actor Ian has earned a considerable amount from his long-decade successful acting career. As of 2023, he is estimated to have a net worth of $1.5 million.

Ian Ogilvy's net worth is $1.5 Million.  SOURCE: Rotten Tomatoes

The average number of actor payments in the United Kingdom is £25,675 per year or £13.17 per hour. So he might be earning in a similar or above range. He started his acting career, appearing in the short Carrion in 1958. To date, the actor has more than 100 combined TV and movie credits under his name so far.

Did You Know Ian Ogilvy Has Married Twice? Wife & Children

'Return of the Saint' actor Ian Ogilvy has been married twice. He tied the knot with Kathryn Holcomb in 1992. She is an actress and a former wife of renowned actor Bruce Boxleitner.

Prior to Holcomb, Ian was married to model Diane Sarah Patricia Hart. They were married in 1968 and divorced in 1983. The pair has a son, Titus Oglivy, who is a cinematographer. 

Career Highlights 

Ian made his early appearances in TV series like The Hidden Truth, The Man in Room 17, and The Avengers. Similarly, he made his full-length film debut as Philip in the horror film The She Beast in 1966. His other early films include Stranger in the House, The Sorcerers, and The Invincible Six. He starred as Wiliam Howe De Lancy in the epic period war film Waterloo in 1970.

The 79-year-old actor gained further fame for his portrayal of Simon Templar in the ITV series Return of the Saints from 1978 - 1979. The actor also played Reginald Hewitt in the NBC soap opera Generations from 1990 to 1991.

Some of his other notable TV series and films are Malibu Shores, Caroline in the City, We Still Kill the Old Way, and My Life in Ruins (box office collection of $20.5 million).


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by ab-basanta, 29 Jun, 2021

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