Glover, Bruce 1932–

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Glover, Bruce 1932–


Full name, Bruce Herbert Glover (some sources cite Bruce Hellion Glover); born May 2, 1932, in Chicago, IL; son of Herbert Homan and Eva Elvira (maiden name, Hedstrom) Glover; married Connie Overstake, November 7, 1949 (divorced, 1950); married Betty Koerber, September 6, 1960; children: (first marriage) Michael Leigh; (second marriage) Crispin Hellion (an actor). Education: Northwestern University, B.S., 1957. Avocational Interests: Soccer, chess, history, making and painting historical military figures, birdwatching.

Career: Actor. Acting teacher and drama coach, 1957–90, including affiliation with Nosotros and Indian Actors Workshop. Also painter, printmaker, and graphic artist. Military service: U.S. Army, 1953–54; served in Korea.

Member: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) The monster, Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (also known as Duel of the Space Monsters, Frankenstein Meets the Space Men, Mars Attacks Puerto Rico, Mars Invades Puerto Rico, and Operation San Juan), Allied Artists, 1965.

Who Killed Teddy Bear, Magna, 1965.

(Uncredited) Sailor in cab, Blindfold, Universal, 1965.

Sweet Love, Bitter (also known as Black Love, White Love and It Won't Rub Off, Baby!), Film 2 Associates/Rhapsody Films, 1967.

(Uncredited) Bank manager, The Thomas Crown Affair (also known as The Crown Caper and Thomas Crown and Company), United Artists, 1968.

Dayton's Devils, Commonwealth United Entertainment, 1968.

Captain Midnight, C. C. and Company (also known as Chrome Hearts), Avco Embassy, 1970.

Sludge, Scandalous John, Buena Vista, 1971.

Town bully, Bless the Beasts & Children, Columbia, 1971.

Mr. Wint, Diamonds Are Forever (also known as Ian Fleming's "Diamonds Are Forever"), United Artists, 1971.

Ray Kelley, Black Gunn, Columbia, 1972.

Grady Coker, Walking Tall, Cinerama Releasing, 1973.

Schrader, One Little Indian, Buena Vista, 1973.

Duffy, Chinatown, Paramount, 1974.

Doty, Hard Times (also known as The Streetfighter), Columbia, 1975.

Grady Coker, Walking Tall Part II (also known as Legend of the Lawman, Part 2, Walking Tall, and Walking Tall, Part II: The Legend of Buford Pusser), American International Pictures, 1975.

Chuck Johnson, Stunts (also known as Who Is Killing the Stuntmen?), New Line Cinema, 1977.

Deputy Grady, Final Chapter: Walking Tall (also known as The Man in the Back Seat and Walking Tall: The Final Chapter), American International Pictures, 1977.

Koslo, The Big Score, Almi Pictures, 1983.

One Eye, Hunter's Blood, Concorde, 1987.

Governor Morgan Crawford, Big Bad Mama II, Concorde, 1987.

Dealer, Ghost Town, New World, 1988.

Gene (some sources cite Gary) Hufford, Hider in the House, Vestron, 1989.

Casey, Chaindance (also known as Common Bonds), New City Releasing, 1990.

Roy, Penny Ante: The Motion Picture, 1990.

Shakespeare's Plan 12 from Outer Space, 1991.

Vernon, "Electrified Man," Popcorn, Studio Three Film, 1991.

Ethan Larson (some sources cite Ted Ellison), Warlock: The Armageddon, Trimark Pictures, 1993.

Uncle Thaddeus, Night of the Scarecrow, Republic, 1995.

General Clover, American Hero, 1997.

Dr. Van Helsing, Die Hard Dracula, Peter Horak Productions, 1998.

Priest, Spoiler, York Entertainment, 1998.

Grandpa, 6 1/2 (short film), American Film Institute, 1998.

Feldman, Ghost World, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 2001.

Rufus, Broke Sky, Buzzard Films, 2003.

Warren, Will Unplugged, Will Unplugged Productions, 2005.

Sam, Simon Says, Dark Moon Pictures, 2006.

Film Work:

Associate producer, Die Hard Dracula, Peter Horak Productions, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Chief Bradley, "Change Your Partner," Car 54, Where Are You?, NBC, 1961.

Waist gunner, "Storm at Twilight," Twelve O'Clock High, ABC, 1965.

Rick Durbin, "The Case of the Golden Girls," Perry Mason, CBS, 1965.

Ralph O'Hara, "Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow," My Favorite Martian, CBS, 1966.

"The Duelist Brief," Dundee and the Culhane, CBS, 1967.

Corporal Zutty, "The Enemy," The Danny Thomas Hour, NBC, 1967.

Deputy, The Over-the-Hill Gang, ABC, 1969.

Sam King, Yuma, ABC, 1971.

Sam Ralston, This Is the West that Was, NBC, 1974.

"The Sultan and the Rock Star," Disneyland (also known as Disney's Wonderful World, The Disney Sunday Movie, The Magical World of Disney, Walt Disney, Walt Disney Presents, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, and The Wonderful World of Disney), NBC, 1980.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jennings, The Imposter, NBC, 1975.

Sergeant Hovak, Kiss Me, Kill Me, ABC, 1976.

Diegel, McNamara's Band, ABC, 1977.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Lieutenant West, "The Violent Truce Raid," The Rat Patrol, ABC, 1967.

Tweed Murcott, "Fly by Night," Run for Your Life, NBC, 1967.

Billy, "The Favor," The Guns of Will Sonnett, ABC, 1967.

Bakery man, "Let 'em Eat Rolls," The Good Guys, CBS, 1968.

Fred, two episodes, including "Guess Who's Coming to Poker," The Good Guys, CBS, 1968.

Bodkin, "Hunter's Moon," The Big Valley, ABC, 1968.

Cliff Lucas, "A Quiet Weekend in the Country," The Mod Squad, ABC, 1968.

Sandy, "Jim Sonnett's Lady," The Guns of Will Sonnett, ABC, 1969.

Sparky, "Handle with Care," The Outsider, NBC, 1969.

Bach, "Log 103: A Sound Like Thunder," Adam-12, NBC, 1969.

Titus Wylie, "Coreyville," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshal Dillon), CBS, 1969.

Scooter, "What Are Pardners For?," Bonanza (also known as Ponderosa), NBC, 1970.

Major Deiter, "Orpheus," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1970.

Ernst Bandar, "My Friend, My Enemy," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1970.

"Search and Destroy," The Mod Squad, ABC, 1970.

"Par for the Course," The Psychiatrist, NBC, 1971.

Schiller, "Assault on San Saba," Bearcats!, CBS, 1971.

Enoch Brandt, "The Drummer," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshal Dillon), CBS, 1972.

Harry Zane, "The Company Man," Police Story, NBC, 1975.

Nathan Carroll, "Hostage," Harry O, ABC, 1976.

Henry Slote, "Law Dance," Kojak, CBS, 1976.

Kincaid, "The Hundred Thousand Ruble Rumble," Switch, CBS, 1976.

Stanley "Stan" Reeves, "Alien Country," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1976.

George Carter, Powder Man, "A Good Cop … But," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1977.

Sergeant Vogt, "Aweigh We Go," CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1977.

Fred Denton, "The Prisoner," Barney Miller, ABC, 1978.

Megan, "The Young Lords," Battlestar Galactica, ABC, 1978.

Chuck Harris, "Drive, Lady, Drive: Parts 1 & 2," CHiPs (also known as CHiPs Patrol), NBC, 1979.

"Fire in the Hole," B. J. and the Bear, NBC, 1980.

Sully, "Casualty of War," Vega$, ABC, 1980.

Wilkes, "Murder up Their Sleeve," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1981.

Gambler, "The Tar Creek Sting," At East, ABC, 1983.

Wilbur, "Targets: Daisy and Lulu," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1983.

Tony Aresco, "Psychic Terror," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1984.

Third convict, "Christmas in the Big House," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1984.

"Beverly Hills Assault," The A-Team, NBC, 1985.

"Sounds from a Silent Clock: Part 2," Our House, NBC, 1987.

Jack Franzen, "If the Shoe Fits," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990.

Television Appearances; Other:

Assistant District Attorney Murray Slaken, a recurring role, Hawk (series), ABC, 1966.

Lloyd, Tiger, Tiger (special), NBC, 1969.

Christopher Jones: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Stage Appearances:

The Corn Is Green, Master Theatre, Equity Library Theatre, New York City, 1961.

Wolfgang, The Night of the Iguana, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1961–62.

Catholic sergeant and soldier, Mother Courage and Her Children, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1963.

Policeman, Harry Noon and Night, Pocket Theatre, New York City, 1965.

Standby for Henry II and understudy for Richard Lion-heart, The Lion in Winter, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1966.



Mallerd, Kill Crazy, Media Home Entertainment, 1990.

Roy, "Misapprehended," Inside Out II (also known as Double Vision), Playboy Video Enterprises, 1992.

Voice of subway squatter, Johnny Mnemonic: The Interactive Action Movie (video game), 1995.

Inside "Diamonds Are Forever," 2000.


Contributor to books, including Actors as Artists, 1991.

Contributor to magazines.

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