John Glover

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   John Soursby Glover Jr. (born August 7, 1944) is an American actor, perhaps best known for a range of villainous roles in films and television, including Lionel Luthor on the Superman-inspired television series Smallville.

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Scrooged (1988)

In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Karen Allen  •  John Glover  •  John Forsythe

In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Karen Allen  •  John Glover  •  John Forsythe

Annie Hall (1977)

InsightfulRomanticBrainyCharming

New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Tony Roberts  •  Carol Kane

New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Tony Roberts  •  Carol Kane

Batman & Robin (1997)

Batman and Robin deal with relationship issues while preventing Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from attacking Gotham City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Michael Gough  •  Pat Hingle  •  Elle Macpherson

Batman and Robin deal with relationship issues while preventing Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from attacking Gotham City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Michael Gough  •  Pat Hingle  •  Elle Macpherson

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the devilish green ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Zach Galligan  •  Phoebe Cates  •  John Glover  •  Robert Prosky

Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the devilish green ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Zach Galligan  •  Phoebe Cates  •  John Glover  •  Robert Prosky

In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Julie Carmen  •  Jürgen Prochnow  •  David Warner

An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Julie Carmen  •  Jürgen Prochnow  •  David Warner

Julia (1977)

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jason Robards  •  Maximilian Schell

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jason Robards  •  Maximilian Schell

Melvin and Howard (1980)

The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Elizabeth Cheshire  •  Mary Steenburgen

The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Elizabeth Cheshire  •  Mary Steenburgen

Payback (1999)

With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Gregg Henry  •  Maria Bello

With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Gregg Henry  •  Maria Bello

RoboCop 2 (1990)

After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. As this menace grows, it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Belinda Bauer  •  John Glover  •  Gabriel Damon

After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. As this menace grows, it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Belinda Bauer  •  John Glover  •  Gabriel Damon

White Nights (1985)

After his plane crashes in Siberia, a Russian dancer, who defected to the West, is held prisoner in the Soviet Union. The KGB keeps him under watch and tries to convince him to become a dancer for the Kirov Academy of Ballet again. Determined to escape, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Mikhail Baryshnikov  •  Gregory Hines  •  Jerzy Skolimowski  •  Helen Mirren

After his plane crashes in Siberia, a Russian dancer, who defected to the West, is held prisoner in the Soviet Union. The KGB keeps him under watch and tries to convince him to become a dancer for the Kirov Academy of Ballet again. Determined to escape, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Mikhail Baryshnikov  •  Gregory Hines  •  Jerzy Skolimowski  •  Helen Mirren

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1991)

An elderly, bedridden former movie star is "cared for" by her sister, who hates her and keeps her a virtual prisoner in the family mansion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greene
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Lynn Redgrave  •  Bruce A. Young  •  Amy Steel

An elderly, bedridden former movie star is "cared for" by her sister, who hates her and keeps her a virtual prisoner in the family mansion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Greene
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Lynn Redgrave  •  Bruce A. Young  •  Amy Steel

The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)

After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans, and captures the attention of a group of people who want to take over the world. This ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Charles Grodin  •  Ned Beatty  •  Henry Gibson

After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans, and captures the attention of a group of people who want to take over the world. This ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Charles Grodin  •  Ned Beatty  •  Henry Gibson

The Lost Wife of Robert Durst (2017)

Young and wide-eyed, Kathie falls in love with charming yet quirky real estate scion Robert Durst, only to find their marriage turning stranger, darker and more disturbing as time passes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Simoneau
CAST:  Daniel Gillies  •  Katharine McPhee  •  John Glover  •  Fiona Vroom

Young and wide-eyed, Kathie falls in love with charming yet quirky real estate scion Robert Durst, only to find their marriage turning stranger, darker and more disturbing as time passes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Simoneau
CAST:  Daniel Gillies  •  Katharine McPhee  •  John Glover  •  Fiona Vroom

Sanitarium (2013)

Malcom McDowell, Lou Diamond Phillips and Robert Englund star in three separate stories set in an eerie mental asylum.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Ramirez  •  Kerry Valderrama  •  Bryan Ortiz
CAST:  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Robert Englund  •  Lacey Chabert

Malcom McDowell, Lou Diamond Phillips and Robert Englund star in three separate stories set in an eerie mental asylum.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Ramirez  •  Kerry Valderrama  •  Bryan Ortiz
CAST:  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Robert Englund  •  Lacey Chabert

Sweet Talk (2013)

A blocked writer and a troubled young woman who meet over a phone-sex line go on a journey together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terri Hanauer
CAST:  Karen Austin  •  Natalie Zea  •  Jeffrey Vincent Parise  •  John Glover

A blocked writer and a troubled young woman who meet over a phone-sex line go on a journey together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terri Hanauer
CAST:  Karen Austin  •  Natalie Zea  •  Jeffrey Vincent Parise  •  John Glover

Medusa's Child (1997)

Fuming over the departure of his wife Vivian and the cutting of his research funding, crazy nuclear scientist Rogers Henry constructs Medusa, a thermonuclear bomb capable of generating a continent-sized electro-magnetic pulse; such EMP could effectively destroy a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Shaw
CAST:  Vincent Spano  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Gail O'Grady  •  Kevin Dillon

Fuming over the departure of his wife Vivian and the cutting of his research funding, crazy nuclear scientist Rogers Henry constructs Medusa, a thermonuclear bomb capable of generating a continent-sized electro-magnetic pulse; such EMP could effectively destroy a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Shaw
CAST:  Vincent Spano  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Gail O'Grady  •  Kevin Dillon

Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel (1992)

A newly appointed DEA agent is assigned to go after the Medellin Cartel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Krasny
CAST:  Dennis Farina  •  Alex McArthur  •  Julie Carmen  •  John Glover

A newly appointed DEA agent is assigned to go after the Medellin Cartel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Krasny
CAST:  Dennis Farina  •  Alex McArthur  •  Julie Carmen  •  John Glover

Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994)

The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Moses
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sam Waterston  •  Mason Adams  •  Val Avery

The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Moses
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Sam Waterston  •  Mason Adams  •  Val Avery

Willy/Milly (1986)

Milly is annoyed whenever her mom tells her to behave more appropriate for a girl. She's just not interested in fancy dresses or prom dances. Some day her best friend's little brother offers her a potion which can make her deepest wish come true during a solar ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schneider
CAST:  Pamela Adlon  •  Eric Gurry  •  Mary Tanner Bailey  •  John Glover

Milly is annoyed whenever her mom tells her to behave more appropriate for a girl. She's just not interested in fancy dresses or prom dances. Some day her best friend's little brother offers her a potion which can make her deepest wish come true during a solar ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schneider
CAST:  Pamela Adlon  •  Eric Gurry  •  Mary Tanner Bailey  •  John Glover

The Tempest (1998)

An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic is set in the Mississippi bayous during the Civil War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Bender
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  John Glover  •  Harold Perrineau  •  Katherine Heigl

An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic is set in the Mississippi bayous during the Civil War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Bender
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  John Glover  •  Harold Perrineau  •  Katherine Heigl
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