Mar. 27th, 1935
London, England, UK
Julian Glover's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - The Young Victoria
2008 - Mirrors
2006 - Big Nothing
2006 - Scoop
2004 - Troy
2004 - Strings
2002 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
2000 - Vatel
1991 - King Ralph
1989 - Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
1987 - The Fourth Protocol
1987 - Cry Freedom
1981 - For Your Eyes Only
1980 - Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
1974 - Juggernaut
1973 - Hitler: The Last Ten Days
1971 - Nicholas and Alexandra
1968 - The Magus
1967 - Quatermass and the Pit
1965 - The Alphabet Murders
1963 - Tom Jones
Guest TV Roles
Sir Martin Lacey
Richard the Lionheart
Mr. Arnold Richardson
Primarily a classical stage actor, Julian Glover trained at the National Youth Theatre, performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company and became a familiar face to British television viewers by appearing in many popular series during the 1960s and 1970s. His talent for accents and cold expression made him an ideal choice for playing refined villains.
During the 1980s Glover achieved some fame in Hollywood by playing roles in such popular films as Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), For Your Eyes Only (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).
- Thought suitable for the main guest lead of Thawn in Doctor Who: The Power Of Kroll.
- Father of 'Jamie Glover (I)' (qv).
- He is the only actor to appear in the "Star Wars", "James Bond" and "Indiana Jones" film franchises (_Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)_ (qv), _For Your Eyes Only (1981)_ (qv) and _Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)_ (qv)) respectively. On all three occasions, he played a villain.
- He and 'Michael Sheard' (qv) co-starred as imperial officers in _Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)_ (qv). Both went on to play villains in _Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)_ (qv) nine years later: Glover as Walter Donovan and Sheard as Adolf Hitler. In both films, 'Harrison Ford (I)' (qv) played one of the protagonists.
- Played General Maximillian Veers in _Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)_ (qv). This character later appeared in several Star Wars related video games, in which the role was played by his son, 'Jamie Glover (I)' (qv).
- An Associate Member of RADA.
- His performance in the title role of the Royal Shakespeare Company's staging of Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, at the Barbican Centre in London, earned him the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in 1993.
- Attended Bristol Grammar School in Bristol, England, where he was in the same class as actor 'Timothy West' (qv). "Darth Vader" actor 'David Prowse (I)' (qv) was also in the same year there.
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