Brian Glover

Actor, Wrestler, Teacher
Brian Glover was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1985, he played God in the Royal National Theater version of the Mystery Plays. He raised in Barnsley, England. In 1992, he performed the role of ... Read more »
Born: 04/02/1934 in Yorkshire, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (34)

Stiff Upper Lips 1999 (Movie)

Eric (Actor)

Up 'n' Under 1997 (Movie)

Jack--Doreen's Father (Actor)

Anna Lee: Diversion 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Anna Lee: Dupe 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Anna Lee: Requiem 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Anna Lee: Stalker 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Bob's Weekend 1995 (Movie)

Bob's Boss (Actor)

Anna Lee: The Cook's Tale 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Royal Deceit 1994 (Movie)

Caedman (Actor)

Leon the Pig Farmer 1993 (Movie)

Brian Chadwick (Actor)

Alien3 1992 (Movie)

Andrews (Actor)

Dancers in Mourning 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Flowers For the Judge 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Kafka 1991 (Movie)

Castle Henchman (Actor)

Mystery Mile 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Sweet Danger 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Death of a Ghost 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Look to the Lady 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Case of the Late Pig 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Police at the Funeral 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

To Kill a Priest 1989 (Movie)

Minister (Actor)

Absolution 1988 (Movie)

1st Policeman (Actor)

Ordeal By Innocence 1985 (Movie)

Executioner (Actor)

The Company of Wolves 1985 (Movie)

Amorous Boy's Father (Actor)

The McGuffin 1984 (Movie)

Man in Brown (Actor)

An American Werewolf in London 1981 (Movie)

Chess Player (Actor)

The First Great Train Robbery 1979 (Movie)

Captain Jimmy (Actor)

Jabberwocky 1977 (Movie)

Armorer (Actor)

A Choice of Weapons 1975 (Movie)

Sidney Gore (Actor)

Brannigan 1975 (Movie)

Jimmy the Bet (Actor)

Sweeney 1975 (Movie)

Mac (Actor)

Kes 1970 (Movie)

Mr Sugden (Actor)

Lost Empires (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (1)

Laughterhouse 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

Brian Glover was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1985, he played God in the Royal National Theater version of the Mystery Plays. He raised in Barnsley, England. In 1992, he performed the role of Buckingham in a touring production of "Richard III." Glover kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Kes" (1970) with Lynne Perrie, the John Wayne action movie "Brannigan" (1975) and "Sweeney" (1976). He also appeared in the comedy "A Choice of Weapons" (1976) with John Mills, "Jabberwocky" (1977) and the Sean Connery action film "The First Great Train Robbery" (1979). His film career continued throughout the eighties and the nineties in productions like the Richard Burton drama "Absolution" (1988), "To Kill a Priest" (1989) with Christopher Lambert and the dramatic fantasy "Kafka" (1991) with Jeremy Irons. He also appeared in the Sigourney Weaver action flick "Alien3" (1992). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Mark Frankel comedy "Leon the Pig Farmer" (1993), the action picture "Royal Deceit" (1994) with Gabriel Byrne and "Bob's Weekend" (1996). He also appeared in "Up 'n' Under" (1998) with Gary Olsen. Glover was most recently credited in the comedy "Stiff Upper Lips" (1999) with Peter Ustinov. Glover passed away in July 1997 at the age of 63.

Relationships

Father
while wrestling went under the name 'Red Devil'

Daughter
mother is first wife survived him

Son
mother, Tara Glover survived him

Grandchild
had four survived him

Tara Glover

Wife
second wife survived him

EDUCATION

took teacher training qualification course

Sheffield University

Sheffield
dropped out in favor of wrestling career

Barnsley Grammer School

Barnsley
won scholarship

Milestones

1992

Appeared in "Alien3"

1992

Performed the role of Buckingham in a touring production of "Richard III"

1985

Played God in the Royal National Theater version of the Mystery Plays

1968

Acting debut in English film "Kes"

English and French teacher in a Yorkshire grammer school

Raised in Barnsley, England

Professional wrestler

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