Mar. 11th, 1960
Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Robert Glenister's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2001 - Just Visiting
1995 - Persuasion
Guest TV Roles
Colour Sergeant Ian Anderson
D.S. Terrence Reid
Robert Glenister (born 11 March 1960) is a popular British actor probably best known, amongst other roles, as con man Ash "Three Socks" Morgan in the hit British TV series "Hustle".
His impressive career has spanned nearly three decades, and he has starred in several hit British television shows and film.
He is the son of director John Glenister and the brother of actor Philip Glenister who plays DCI Gene Hunt in Life on Mars. His ex-wife is actress Amanda Redman with whom he has a daughter, Emily, born 1987. He and his current wife, Celia Glenister, have a son, Thomas, born 1996. His sister in law is the actress Beth Goddard.
Glenister made his first television appearance in the sitcom Sink or Swim in 1980. He has also appeared in shows such as Soldier, Soldier, Doctor Who (in the serial The Caves of Androzani, opposite his Sink or Swim co-star Peter Davison), Only Fools and Horses, A Touch of Frost, and Hustle as Ash Morgan, as well as several films.
He is probably best-known for his starring role in the BBC drama Hustle which has been exported to audiences across the globe. His character in the drama, Ash Morgan is a high-level con-man who has to convincingly play various roles or characters in order to pull off a con and lure a 'mark' . This perfectly showcases Glenister's versatile acting range and ability.
His renowned on-screen presence and charismatic performances mean that Glenister continues to be a much sought after actor on British Television. He has regular starring roles in the BBC drama Spooks, George Gently and Spartacus to name a few.
- He is the brother of actor 'Philip Glenister' (qv)
- Son of director 'John Glenister' (qv).
- Brother-in-law of 'Beth Goddard' (qv).
- Father of 'Emily Glenister' (qv), with 'Amanda Redman' (qv).