Ken Stott

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Date of Birth October 19, 1954
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Ken Stott

Kenneth Campbell Stott is a Scottish stage, television and film actor who won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 1995 in the play Broken Glass at Royal National Theatre. He is more recently known for his role as the dwarf Balin in The Hobbit film trilogy, and as Ian Garrett in the 2014 BBC TV mini-series The Missing starring alongside James Nesbitt. His many notable roles in UK television include the role of Edward 'Eddie' McKenna in the Scottish BBC miniseries Takin' Over The Asylum co-starring with David Tennant, the title character DI John Rebus in the crime fiction-mystery series Rebus and also as DCI Red Metcalfe in Messiah.

Born: Kenneth Campbell Stott, October 19, 1954, Edinburgh, Scotland
Education: George Heriot's School, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1974–present
Known for: Rebus (2000–2007), Takin' Over the Asylum (1994), The Missing (2014), The Hobbit film trilogy (2012–2014)
Children: 1
Awards: BAFTA Scotland (twice), Laurence Olivier (once)
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About Ken Stott

Perhaps most famous for his role as Balin in The Hobbit films, Stott is also known for his starring role in the Scottish crime series Rebus.

Ken Stott Before Fame

After training at London's Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, he performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Achievement of Ken Stott

He was nominated for a 1997 Laurence Olivier Award for his role in a London West End stage production of the play Art.

Ken Stott Family Life

He grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland as the child of teachers Antonia and David Stott. Before ending in divorce, his marriage produced a son named David.

Associations of Ken Stott

He appeared with Ewan McGregor in the 1994 comedy film Shallow Grave.

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  • Scottish male radio actors
  • Male actors from Edinburgh
  • Scottish male voice actors
  • Alumni of the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
  • People educated at George Heriot's School
  • 21st-century Scottish male actors
  • 20th-century Scottish male actors
  • Scottish male stage actors
  • Scottish male film actors
  • Scottish male television actors
  • Laurence Olivier Award winners
  • Royal Shakespeare Company members
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