Julian Glover Biography


Julian Glover is a veteran English actor. He received many awards for his roles and has stared in many cult classics. He stated his career way back in the 50s and has been all over the place. Some of his most memorable roles include playing General Maximilian Veers in “Star Wards V: The Empire Strikes Back” (1990), Aristotle Kristatos in James Bond’s “For Your Eyes Only” (1981), Walter Donovan in “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” (1989), and also by playing Brian Harcourt-Smith in “The Fourth Protocol”. He also stared in a number of TV roles both in Britain and America.

After finishing school, Julian managed to join the Royal Shakespeare Company and had various shows during the 50s mainly appearing at Unity Theatre, London. From there on he would transfer to British TV where during the 60s and 70s became a prominent figure. He stared in such British TV shows as “The Saint”, “The Avengers”, “Doctor Who” and “Strange Report”. From there on his career boomed with many movie roles that he has been getting. The 80s were a very fruitful period for Julian Glover and he stared in such first which would became one of the biggest franchises in today’s movie market. To name a few, he was in “Star Wars”, “Indiana Jones” and “James Bond” movies which is not a small feat.


Julian Glover in “Game of Thrones”

In more recent history Julian Glover is still going strong. Even though he is not getting any younger he still manages to get work. He played Aragog in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (2002), payed Sir Martin Lacey in a  the BBC English Civil War drama series “By Sword Divided”, and also had a role in “Battle of Britain” (2010) where he played  a 101-year-old Polish veteran. His most recent role is in “Game of Thrones” where he also plays another veteran. He stared as Grand Maester Pycelle and had multiple appearances during the span of all six seasons of the show.


Julian Glover and Alison Doody in “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”

Julian Glover Net Worth and Salary

With already a long career behind him that started way back in the 50s Julian Glover managed to earn a lot of money. Performing in cult movies, staring in the theater, gaining many awards, has not only influenced his popularity but also his paycheck. The amazing fact is that he is still able to act and keeps on doing it despite being 80 years old. His salary is well balanced and his net worth is estimated at 15 million dollars.

Julian Glover Wife and Family

Julian Glover is currently married to actress Isla Blair. They married long time ago already, back in 1968 and the pair has a child together. Their son is Jamie Glover, who decided to follow on the footsteps of his parents and also became an actor himself. But this is not the only marriage that Julian Glover had as before marrying Isla he was in a relationship with another actress. In 1957 Julian married Eileen Atkins and the two stayed together until 1966 when they finally divorced. It was only two years later when Julian found Isla and decided to remarry.


Julian Glover and his wife Isla Blair

Julian Glover Age

Julian Glover is currently 82 years old and is still going strong as an actor. He was born on 27 March 1935 in Hampstead, London. His mother was a BBC journalist named Ellen Morgan and his father was a BBC radio producer called Claude Gordon Glover. As part of his early education Glover attended Bristol Grammar School and later Alleyn’s School in Dulwich. He would then train at the National Youth Theatre which lead him to perform for the Royal Shakespeare Company. He started his acting career this way and has never looked back. He has a half-brother Robert Wyatt, who is a musician.

Height and Weight

Julian Glover has always had an imposing stand. In his youth he was considered as quite a catch. This has changed over the course of time perhaps, but he still manages to keep his look and persona. He is pretty tall as Julian’s height reaches 189 cm. On the other hand his weight is 83 kg.


Julian Glover and Catherine Schell in “Doctor Who”

Julian Glover Awards and Honors

Julian Glover has had many prolific roles during his career and it has earned him a lot of acclaims. Perhaps the most important award that he got was the Laurence Olivier Award  in the category of Best Actor in a Supporting Role which he was awarded for his part in the 1992 production of “Henry IV” parts 1 and 2. In 2013, Julian was given his biggest honor as he was anointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his service to drama.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Julian Glover is of English nationality and of Caucasian ethnicity.

Biography & Facts
Born: 27 March 1935
Nationality: English
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religion: N/A
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $15 million
Salary: N/A
Hair Color: White
Eye Color: Green
Height: 189 cm
Weight: 83 kg
Married to: Isla Blair
Affair with: N/A
Children: 1 son (Jamie Glover)
Birth Sign: Aries
Education: Bristol Grammar School / Alleyn's School in Dulwich / National Youth Theatre