Bachelor of Science in Speech, Art, Psychology, Northwestern University, 1957.
He is the father of actor Crispin Glover. He is of English and Swedish descent. He began acting with numerous appearances on various television shows including My Favorite Martian (1963), Perry Mason: The Case of the Golden Girls (1965), The Rat Patrol (1966), Hawk (1966), The Mod Squad (1968), Gunsmoke (1969), Mission: Impossible (1970), Bearcats! In 1971, Glover and jazz musician Putter Smith portrayed the assassins Mr.
Wint and Mr. Kidd, respectively, in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever. Glover played a motorcycle gang leader known as Bach in the Adam-12 episode Log 103: A Sound Like Thunder (1969). In addition, he appeared as "Captain Voda," a Soviet military officer, in "Doomsday, and Counting," an episode of The Six Million Dollar Man.
Glover also appeared as deputy Grady Coker in the film Walking Tall (1973) and the sequels: Walking Tall Part 2 (1975) and Walking Tall: Final Chapter (1977). He remained busy through the 1980s and 1990s with more guest spots on TV shows including T.J. Hooker (1982), The Dukes of Hazzard (1979), CHiPs (1978), and The A-Team (1983). He also appeared in the films Ghost Town (1988), Popcorn (1991), and Warlock: The Armageddon (1993).
In the 1950s, Glover began to teach acting. In the 1970s, he conducted acting classes with "The Indian Actors Workshops" and had various acting studios around Los Angeles, California. In the 1990s, Glover added an additional level to his West Los Angeles residence to accommodate an acting studio.
More recently, Glover was interviewed by Chris Aable on the cable television show Hollywood Today (1995), and appeared in the films Night of the Scarecrow (1995), Die Hard Dracula (1998), and Ghost World (2001).
Vice president, board directors Westdale Home Owners Association, since 1975. Active Slow Growth and Ecology. With United States Army, 1953-1954, Korea.
Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (foreign language films committee).
Married Connie Overstake, November 7, 1949 (divorced 1950). 1 child, Michael Leigh. Married Betty Koerber, September 6, 1960.
1 child, Crispin Hellion Glover.