Scott Glenn Biography

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Date of Birth: 1941 , January-26
Age:77 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
NameScott Glenn
Birth NameTheodore Scott Glenn
Birth Place/CityPittsburgh
Net Worth$145 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorLight brown
Face ColorWhite
Married toCarol Schwartz (m. 1968)
ChildrenDakota Ann Glenn, Rio Elizabeth Glenn
SiblingsTerry Glenn and Bonnie Glenn
BooksThe Triangle Plan: A Guide to a Successful Life Derived from Personal Experience, MORE
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American actor, Scott Glenn had appeared in the heroic movies Backdraft and The Right Stuff. His roles in The Bourne Ultimatum and Silence of the Lambs brought him additional fame.

After he married Carol Schwartz in 1967, Glen converted to Judaism religion. The couple together has two daughters Dakota Ann Glenn and Rio Elizabeth Glenn.

Early life and education 

Scott Glenn was born as Theodore Scott Glenn on 26th January 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. He belongs to White-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. He has Irish and Native American ancestry.

Glenn is born to Theodore Glenn, a business executive, and Elizabeth Glenn, a housewife. He has two siblings, Terry Glenn and Bonnie Glenn.

Glenn went to Pittsburg High School and then graduated from the College of William and Mary; major in English. He also joined the United States Marine Corps for three years. During the period, he worked for five months as a reporter in Kenosha Evening News in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Glenn learned the art of dialogue to be a good author and joined George Morrison's acting class, helping direct student plays to pay for his studies and featured onstage in La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club productions.


In 1970, Scott Glenn made his acting debut with the movie The Baby Maker as Ted Jacks. He also worked as mountain ranger, batsman, and Huntsman before beginning his professional acting career.  

In 1995, Glenn made his Broadway debut comedy play The Impossible Years, based on 1968 movie. Give continuity towards his passion; he consecutively appeared in various movies.

Till the date, Glenn has appeared in multiple films and television films including, Angels Hard, Urban Cowboy, Miss Firecrackers, Shadow Hunter, and many others.

Personal life

Scott Glenn married Carol Schwartz in 1968 and they are blessed with two daughters, Dakota Ann Glenn, Rio Elizabeth Glenn. They often appear in the several events together. 

The couple has been living together for almost forty-nine years, and there is no any information about their extra-marital affair.  

Net worth 

Scott Glenn, 76 succeeds to grab the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actors for 2017. He has an estimated net worth of $145 million. 

Glenn owes his fortune to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings and lucrative endorsement deal with Cover Girl cosmetics.

Glenn also has several restaurants including “Fat Glenn Burger” chain in Washington, a Football Team, “Pittsburgh Angels” has launched his brand of Vodka, Pure Wonderglenn in the US.

Glenn is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Scott) and a fashion line called “Scott Glenn Seduction.”

Glenn’s movie Backdraft has made box-office a collection $152.3 million and has a rating of  6.7 out of 10 by IMDb.