Glyn Houston

Last updated 09 January 2020

Glyn Houston (1925-2019)
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Glyn Houston

Born: Friday 23rd October 1925
Died: Sunday 30th June 2019 (age: 93)


Glyn Houston is a british actor best known for his television work, with over 200 credits dating back to the 1950s and appearing in some of the most loved programmes in British TV history.

Houston served in the army prior to and during World War 2, and was briefly a stand-up comedian performing to soldiers during the war. He made his first film appearance playing a barrow boy in The Blue Lamp in 1950. In the 1970s he played Lord Peter Wimsey's valet Bunter opposite Ian Carmichael in the teleplays of several of Dorothy Sayers tales. He played Ronald Judge in The Sherman Plays and Bernard Ingham in Thatcher: The Final Days.

Other appearances include Better Days, Inspector Morse (TV series), Keep It in the Family (TV series),Minder (TV series), It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV series), The Sea Wolves , Breakaway (TV series),Shoestring,A Horseman Riding By, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, Target, The XYY Man, Robin's Nest, Are You Being Served? , Beasts, Five Red Herrings, The Nine Tailors, Dixon of Dock Green , Sporting Scenes , Reg Varney, Jackanory, Clouds of Witness, Z Cars, Softly, Softly: Task Force.