Julian Wyatt Glover is an actor who generally works in a multi-starred movie. Born to Nee Wyatt (BBC Journalist) and Claude Gordon Glover (BBC Radio Producer), he is of British origin. He also has a younger brother who, himself, is a musician named Robert Wyatt. He completed his education from two schools: Bristol Grammar School (where he studied with the now actor, Timothy West) and Alleyn’s School in Dulwich, London. He then went to the National Youth Theater for training where he also performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company. At the small age of 15, he started appearing in shows at the Unity Theater in London from where he gained the confidence to pursue this career further.
In the BBC TV original, Hammer Films Production featured him in 1967, and he appeared in famous serials like The Crusade, and also played the villain, Scaroth, in the popular series, ‘City Of Death’. Not only did he act in these, but also recorded DVD commentaries for these serials. His notable appearances in ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, in the James Bond film, ‘For Your Eyes Only’, and in ‘Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade’ cannot be forgotten. The connection between him and BBC is noteworthy. BBC’s English Civil War drama series gave him his leading role on television as Sir Martin Lacey. Also, he played a surgeon’s role in the medical drama series, ‘Casualty’.
He was also good at dubbing voices, hence he was given the opportunity to voice the Giant Spider ‘Aragog’ in the 2002 film version of Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets. His talent has been endless as he also presented stage interpretations for the epic poem, ‘Beowulf’, in association with Anglo Saxon. Even after films, Glover did not leave theater and he acted in the revival of the musical, ‘Oliver’, at the Royal Theater situated in Drury Lane.
How could HBO not portray such a massive talent. He was the character, Grand Master Pycelle, in the thrilling HBO series of Game Of Thrones, which is the television adaptation of the fantasy novel series, A Song of Ice and Fire. In the famous BBC drama series, Spices of Warsaw, he was the character General Beauvilliers. In 1993, he was appreciated for all his work by presenting him with the Laurence Olivier Award for his role in the Royal Shakespeare Company. He got married twice, once with
, and then with Isha Blair, with whom he has a son, Jamie Glover, who is also an actor.