Julian Glover

Last updated 09 January 2020

Julian Glover
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Julian Wyatt Glover

Born: Wednesday 27th March 1935 (age: 88)


Julian Glover is a British actor.

He has had two major roles in Doctor Who. Alongside William Hartnell he played King Richard III in the 1965 story The Crusade.  he returned to the series in 1979 to play Count Scarlioni in the Douglas Adams written story, City of Death.

Glover has appeared in many British television shows, including The AvengersThe SaintStrange Report and Blake's 7. He appeared in 1967's Quatermass and the Pit, a Hammer Films adaptation of Nigel Kneale's 1950s BBC television original.

Glover also appeared opposite Roger Moore in the episode of The Saint titled "Invitation to Danger."

He made some of his most notable appearances during the 1980s as the Imperial General Maximilian Veers in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980), the ruthless Greek villain Aris Kristatos in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only (1981), and the deceptive American Nazi Walter Donovan in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). During the 1980s, he played the leading role in the BBC television drama series, By the Sword Divided.

He voiced the giant spider Aragog in the 2002 film version of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

Glover has been associated with the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf since the 1980s, delivering various forms of staged interpretation