Scott Glenn was born on January 26, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In 1991 Scott Glenn became one of three actors to play Jack
Crawford in the Hannibal Lecter films. Glenn played Jack Crawford
in THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. The other two actors who played
Jack Crawford were Dennis Farina in MANHUNTER (1986), and
Harvey Keitel in RED DRAGON (2002).
The Character Jack Crawford was written out of the sequel,
HANNIBAL. Scott Glenn was still able to work with Clarice
Starling his costar, with his appearance in THE SHIPPING NEWS.
Denzel Washington and Scott Glenn have both portrayed an
ex-CIA agent in MAN ON FIRE. Glenn was in the 1987 version
and Washington was in the 2004 remake. In 2001 the both played
corrupt cops in TRAINING DAY.
In 1970 James Bridges offered Scott Glenn his first movie
role in THE BABY MAKER. Then in 1980 Bridges offered him the
role that made him a star as John Travolta's competiton for
Debra Winger in URBAN COWBOY.
Scott Glenn has been in several independent projects in 1998
he had a role in LARGA DISTANCIA, a film written by his daughter
To prepare for his role in BACKDRAFT Scott Glenn rode along
with the Chicago Fire Dept.'s Squad 5.
Always having a varied of roles, we have seen Scott Glenn
as a swordsman/boxer in THE CHALLENGE, as the astronaut Alan
Shepard in THE RIGHT STUFF, a sub captain in THE HUNT FOR
RED OCTOBER, a FBI agent in THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS and a
firefighter in BACKDRAFT.
Scott Glenn's other notable credits include...