Crispin Glover


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While he's never been a typical leading man, Crispin Glover has distinguished himself as one of the most intriguing personalities in the movie business. His unusual characters and personal projects have inspired a cult-like following that has dubbed him both madman and genius. The son of actress and dancer Betty Glover and actor Bruce Glover, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Back to the Future George McFly
(1985)
Alice in Wonderland Stayne / Knave of Hearts
(2010)
Willard Willard
(2003)
River's Edge Layne
(1986)

Filmography

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 2021 Red Bird Lane (TV Movie) (completed)
Jonah
 2017-2021 American Gods (TV Series)
Mr. World
- Tears of the Wrath-Bearing Tree (2021) ... Mr. World
- The Lake Effect (2021) ... Mr. World
- The Unseen (2021) ... Mr. World
- Moon Shadow (2019) ... Mr. World
- Treasure of the Sun (2019) ... Mr. World
 2020 Smiley Face Killers
Hooded Figure
 2019 By the Rivers of Babylon
William
 2019/I Lucky Day
Luc
 2018 Saat des Terrors (TV Movie)
James Logan Davis
 2018 The Con is On
Gabriel
 2015 Aimy in a Cage
Claude Bohringer
 2015 Texas Rising (TV Mini Series)
Mosley Baker
- The Rise of the Republic (2015) ... Mosley Baker
- Vengeance Is Mine (2015) ... Mosley Baker
- Blood for Blood (2015) ... Mosley Baker
- Fate and Fury (2015) ... Mosley Baker
- From the Ashes (2015) ... Mosley Baker
 2015 Influence
Dr. Abuse
 2014/I The Bag Man
Ned
 2012 Freaky Deaky
Woody Ricks
 2010 Open Season 3
Fifi (voice)
 2010 Drunk History (TV Series short)
Thomas Edison
 2010 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Thomas Edison
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Thomas Edison
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine
Phil
 2010 Mr. Nice
Ernie Combs
 2010 Alice in Wonderland (Video Game)
Stayne / Knave of Hearts (voice)
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland
Stayne - Knave of Hearts
 2009 The Donner Party
William Foster
 2009/I 9
#6 (voice)
 2008 Open Season 2 (Video)
Fifi (voice)
 2007 Beowulf
Grendel
 2007 The Wizard of Gore
Montag the Magnificent
 2007 Epic Movie
Willy Wonka
 2006 Simon Says
Simon / Stanley
 2005 Drop Dead Sexy
Eddie
 2005 What Is It?
Dueling Demi-God Auteur / The Young Man's Inner Psyche and Id
 2004 Incident at Loch Ness
Party Guest
 2003 Willard
Willard
 2002 Back to the Future: Hilarious Outtakes (Video short)
George McFly (uncredited)
 2002 Like Mike
Stan Bittleman
 2002 Crime and Punishment
Rodion Raskolnikov
 2001 Fast Sofa
Jules Langdon
 2001 Bartleby
Bartleby
 2000 Charlie's Angels
Thin Man
 2000 Nurse Betty
Roy
 1995 Dead Man
Train Fireman
 1994 Chasers
Howard Finster
 1993 What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Bobby McBurney
 1993 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Howard Barth
 1993 Hotel Room (TV Mini Series)
Danny
- Blackout (1993) ... Danny
 1991 30 Door Key
Mintus
 1991 Rubin and Ed
Rubin Farr
 1991 The Doors
Andy Warhol
 1991 Little Noises
Joey
 1990 Wild at Heart
Dell
 1990 Where the Heart Is
Lionel
 1989 Twister
Howdy
 1986 River's Edge
Layne
 1986 At Close Range
Lucas
 1984-1986 Family Ties (TV Series)
Doug
- A Word to the Wise: Part 2 (1986) ... Doug
- Birthday Boy (1984) ... Doug
 1985 The Orkly Kid (Short)
Larry
 1985 Back to the Future
George McFly
 1984 Teachers
Danny
 1984 High School U.S.A. (TV Movie)
Bo Middleton
 1984 Racing with the Moon
Gatsby Boy
 1983 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Space Cadet
- Honk If You're a Goose (1983) ... Space Cadet
 1983 Happy Days (TV Series)
Roach
- Vocational Education (1983) ... Roach
 1983 High School U.S.A. (TV Movie)
Archie Feld
 1983 My Tutor
Jack
 1983 The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (TV Movie)
New Student
 1982 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Cadet #1
- The Big Fight (1982) ... Cadet #1
 1982 Crisis Counselor (TV Series)
- Alcoholism (1982)
 1981 The Best of Times (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1980s-present) Wrote several illustrated story books: "Rat Catching", "Oak Mot", "Concrete Inspection", "What It Is and How It Is Done", "The Backward Swing", "The Land of Sunshine", "The Betrothed", "An Egg Farm", "Round My House" and "The Son of Mother". See more »

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4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Crispin Hellion Glover

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Parents:

Bruce Glover | Glover, Betty | Betty Glover
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Personal Quote:

I think humor delineates who your friends really are. I worked on Little Noises (1991) with Rik Mayall, and he described to me a theory of humor. With pack animals, if there's a sick one in the bunch, the others will growl at it and try to get rid of it. This translates to the comedian on-stage. There are two types of comedians. One who says, "Everybody laugh at that person," and the braver ... See more »

Trivia:

Is three years younger than Michael J. Fox, who played his son in Back to the Future (1985), and 11 years older than Angelina Jolie, who played his mother in Beowulf (2007). Both films were directed by Robert Zemeckis. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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