Brian Glover

TV Actor

Birthday April 2, 1934

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Jul 24, 1997 (63)

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Remembered for his tough guy character roles in films and television series such as Alien 3 and The Sweeney, this British actor also had a stage career, starring in professional London productions of George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan and Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Sheffield, he pursued a professional wrestling career. Before becoming an actor, he also worked for more than a decade as a schoolteacher.


He frequently appeared as a wrestler on the ITV series World of Sport.

Family Life

His second marriage was to television executive Tara Prem. He raised two children before tragically dying of brain cancer in his early sixties.

Associated With

His first acting role was in a 1969 Ken Loach feature titled Kes.