He was featured in the 1983 telefilm ‘The Beggar’s Opera’. Ken Stott played a crucial role in the stage production of ‘Broken Glass.’ The 1994 play by Arthur Miller centres on a couple living in New York City in 1938, while Kristallnacht is taking place in Nazi Germany. Stott played a supporting role as Dexter Mayhew's father in One Day (2011) starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess. He played the minor antagonist Marius Honorius in the 2004 historical action film ‘King Arthur’. View rank on IMDbPro Filmography. Card-carrying Heart of Midlothian FC fan. 2006 saw him take over the title character in detective series Rebus, a television adaptation of the Ian Rankin novels which had previously starred John Hannah. However, he had to work as a double glazing salesman to support himself as his earning was meagre in the initial days of his career. The couple had a son together, named David Maxwell, who was born in August 1985.
He made his screen debut in an episode of the BBC show ‘Secret Army’ in 1977. Known For
Stott received training at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London and started acting on stage for the Royal Shakespeare Company. And the union would help in that way. In the ensuing years, he has portrayed Edward 'Eddie' McKenna in the BBC miniseries ‘Takin' Over the Asylum’, DI John Rebus in the crime fiction-mystery series ‘Rebus’, DCI Red Metcalfe in ‘Messiah’, the dwarf Balin in ‘The Hobbit’ film trilogy, and Ian Garrett in the BBC mini-series ‘The Missing’. Official Sites, Was educated at George Heriot's School where his father was the Head of the English Department. He is more recently known for his role as the dwarf Balin in The Hobbit film trilogy (2012–2014), and as Ian Garrett in the 2014 BBC TV mini-series The Missing starring alongside James Nesbitt.
In 1994, he starred opposite a young David Tennant in the Scottish BBC miniseries ‘Takin' Over the Asylum’.
Stott has a son, David (born 1985), by his marriage, which ended in divorce. He was nominated for a 1997 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor in a Play of 1996 for his performance in "ART". That year, he also played Adolf Hitler in the telefilm ‘Uncle Adolf’. Stott was born in Edinburgh.
( divorced) ( 1 child). His Sicilian mother was a lecturer while his Scottish father worked as a teacher and educational administrator. Originally from Edinburgh, Stott was a son of two educators. Kenneth Campbell Stott Edinburgh, Scotland 19th October, 1954 1974-Present Elizabeth (First Wife), Di Sherlock (Second Partner) Nina Gehl (Currently) Bill, David In 2008 Stott was nominated for a Scottish BAFTA for his performance as comedian Tony Hancock in BBC Four's Hancock and Joan.