Julian Wyatt Glover was born on 27 March, 1935 in London, England and received his training in acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
Glover has had an exceptionally rich and illustrious career in theatre, film and television. In the early 1950s he had his stage debut performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company, before becoming a regular on British television, appearing in popular series during the 60s and 70s, such as Doctor Who, The Avengers, Blake’s 7 and more.
His film bow was in 1963, as Lt Matherton in the Oscar-winning film Tom Jones.
In the 1980s, he made some of his most notable appearances on the big screen, including the role of Imperial General Maximilian Veers in The Empire Strikes Back (1980), the ruthless villain Aristotle Kristatos in the James Bond film For your Eyes Only (1981), Brian Harcourt-Smith in The Fourth Protocol (1987), as well as the American Nazi Walter Donovan in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).
In 1993, he was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1992 production of Henry V.
Glover voiced the giant spider Aragog in the film version of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in 2002.
He was appointed the title of Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2013 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.
More recently, Glover portrayed the character of Grand Maester Pycelle in the popular HBO series Game of Thrones, appearing in a total of 31 episodes across the first six seasons of the show.
For a full list of filmography, visit Julian Glover’s profile on IMDB.
We are truly delighted to welcome such a seasoned and distinguished actor as Julian Glover to headline Cyprus Comic Con 2016!
Enjoy this short compilation video we created of Julian’s most famous roles from his impressive, six decades spanning career:
In-Booth Signing & Panel Information
- Saturday; 09:00 – 19:00
- Sunday; 09:00 – 19:00
- Signed Photo Autograph; 20 EUR
- Selfie/Photo Opportunity (guest’s own camera); 10 EUR
- 45-minute panel appearance at Cyprus Comic Con’s Film Festival