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Brian Glover (I) (1934–1997)

Brian Glover was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire and used to be a professional wrestler going by the name of "Leon Arras the Man From Paris". He also provides one of the voices for the animated "Tetley Tea" TV adverts. His stage work included seasons with the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre. See full bio »

Died:

(age 63) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1998 Stiff Upper Lips
Eric
 1998 Up 'n' Under
Jack, Doreen's father
 1996 Bottom Fluff (Video)
Mr. Rottweiler
 1996 Bob's Weekend
The Boss
 1994 1942: A Love Story
General Douglas
 1994 Anna Lee (TV Series)
Selwyn Price
- Requiem (1994) ... Selwyn Price
- Diversion (1994) ... Selwyn Price
- Stalker (1994) ... Selwyn Price
- Dupe (1994) ... Selwyn Price
 1994 Royal Deceit
Caedman
 1993 Little Red Tractor Stories (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 The Bill (TV Series)
Ken Farley
- Broken (1993) ... Ken Farley
 1993 Anna Lee: Headcase (TV Movie)
Selwyn Price
 1992 Angry George Irons (Short) (voice)
 1992 Performance (TV Series)
Production Assistant
- Six Characters in Search of an Author (1992) ... Production Assistant
 1992 Leon the Pig Farmer
Brian Chadwick
 1992 Alien³
Andrews
 1992 Press Gang (TV Series)
Dr. Threeways
- UnXpected (1992) ... Dr. Threeways
 1991 Kafka
Castle Henchman
 1991 Bottom (TV Series)
Mr. Rottweiller
- Gas (1991) ... Mr. Rottweiller
 1991 The Les Dennis Laughter Show (TV Series)
- Episode #5.6 (1991)
 1990 The World of Eddie Weary (TV Movie)
Strip Club MC
 1989 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Mr Dawson
- Here and There (1989) ... Mr Dawson
 1989 The Nineteenth Hole (TV Series)
Goatman
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Goatman
 1988 To Kill a Priest
Judge
 1986 Lost Empires (TV Mini-Series)
Tommy Beamish
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Tommy Beamish
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Tommy Beamish
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Tommy Beamish
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Tommy Beamish
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
Man in Brown
- The McGuffin (1986) ... Man in Brown
 1985 South of the Border (TV Series)
Edgar Rowley
- I Want to Go Home (1985) ... Edgar Rowley
- A Defeated Man (1985) ... Edgar Rowley
 1985 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Oggie Buttercluff
- Keeping Britain Tidy (1985) ... Oggie Buttercluff
 1985 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Griffiths
- Attack of the Cybermen: Part Two (1985) ... Griffiths
- Attack of the Cybermen: Part One (1985) ... Griffiths
 1984 Bottle Boys (TV Series)
 1984 The Company of Wolves
Amorous Boy's Father
 1984 Ordeal by Innocence
Executioner
 1984 Foxy Lady (TV Series)
Dollar Lomax
- Episode #2.3 (1984) ... Dollar Lomax
 1983 Red Monarch (TV Movie)
Nikita Kruschev
 1982 Educating Marmalade (TV Series)
Sister Conception
- The Nativity Play (1982) ... Sister Conception
- The Convent of the Blessed Limit (1982) ... Sister Conception
 1982 Britannia Hospital
Painter
 1981/I A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
Bottom
 1980 Minder (TV Series)
Yorkie
- The Beer Hunter (1980) ... Yorkie
 1980 Sounding Brass (TV Series)
Horace Gilbert Bestwick
- H.G. and the Exploding Orange (1980) ... Horace Gilbert Bestwick
- H.G. and the Indian Job (1980) ... Horace Gilbert Bestwick
- H.G. and the Takeover Bid (1980) ... Horace Gilbert Bestwick
- H.G. and the Battle of Waterloo (1980) ... Horace Gilbert Bestwick
- H.G. and the Hundred Years (1980) ... Horace Gilbert Bestwick
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Harry the Ear
- Hazell and the Greasy Gunners (1979) ... Harry the Ear
 1978 Absolution
First Policeman
 1978 The Great Train Robbery
Captain Jimmy
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Plackett
- Signal Stop (1978) ... Plackett
 1978 Target (TV Series)
Labour Party Agent
- Queen's Pardon (1978) ... Labour Party Agent
 1978 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Tiger Dan
- Five Go Off in a Caravan (1978) ... Tiger Dan
 1978 Send in the Girls (TV Series)
Promoter / MC
- The Wild Bunch (1978) ... Promoter / MC
 1977 Secret Army (TV Series)
Cpl. Emil Schnorr
- Growing Up (1977) ... Cpl. Emil Schnorr
 1977 Jabberwocky
Armourer
 1977 Joseph Andrews
Gaoler
 1977 Raffles (TV Series)
Billy Purvis
- A Costume Piece (1977) ... Billy Purvis
 1977 Sweeney!
Mac
 1976 Shadows (TV Series)
Jim Debbitts
- Dark Encounter (1976) ... Jim Debbitts
 1976 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
 1976 A Dirty Knight's Work
Sidney Gore
 1976 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Adams
- The Case for the Defence (1976) ... Adams
 1975 Mr. Quilp
Furnaceman
 1975 The Wild West Show (TV Series)
 1975 Quiller (TV Series)
Sergeant
- Any Last Request (1975) ... Sergeant
 1975 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Gallat
- Waiting at the Field Gate (1975) ... Gallat
 1975 Brannigan
Jimmy-the-Bet
 1975 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Chuck Windell
- Baubles, Bangles and Beads (1975) ... Chuck Windell
 1975 Not on Your Nellie (TV Series)
Battling Bill
- Requiem for a Heavyweight (1975) ... Battling Bill
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Moose
- Thin Ice (1975) ... Moose
 1974 Centre Play (TV Series)
Nobby
- Initiation (1974) ... Nobby
 1974 Porridge (TV Series)
Heslop
- Men Without Women (1974) ... Heslop
- The Hustler (1974) ... Heslop
 1974 You'll Never Walk Alone (TV Short)
Maurice Pouncey
 1971-1974 Play for Today (TV Series)
Art / Mr. Warboys
- Three for the Fancy (1974) ... Art
- Speech Day (1973) ... Mr. Warboys
- Shakespeare or Bust (1973) ... Art
- The Fishing Party (1972) ... Art
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Allen
- Quin (1973) ... Allen
 1973 O Lucky Man!
Plantation Foreman / Bassett (Power Station Guard)
 1973 The Regiment (TV Series)
Sgt. Dyke
- Courtship (1973) ... Sgt. Dyke
 1973 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Guard
- Playthings (1973) ... Guard
 1972 A Day Out (TV Movie)
Boothroyd
 1972 Sez Les (TV Series)
- Episode #6.1 (1972)
- Episode #5.5 (1972)
 1972 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Fred Henshaw
- Episode #1.1194 (1972) ... Fred Henshaw
 1972 Joy (TV Movie)
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Waites
- Party Piece (1971) ... Waites
 1971 On the House (TV Series)
Bagley
 1969 Kes
Mr. Sugden
Show Show Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (12 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Other Works:

He acted in David Storey's play, "Life Class", at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Alan Bates, Bob Peck, Stephen Bent, Frank Grimes, Paul Kelly, Gabrielle Lloyd and Gerald James in the cast. Lindsay Anderson was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

The actor in question frequently fought in wrestling bouts in Barnsley in the early 1960s. He was a schoolmaster before turning to acting. See more »

Trademark:

Broad Yorkshire accent See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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