DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Brian Glover (aged 63)
British character actor, writer and professional wrestler
Brian Glover (2 April 1934 – 24 July 1997) was an English character actor, writer and wrestler. Glover was a professional wrestler, teacher, and finally a film, television and stage actor. He once said, “You play to your strengths in this game, and my strength is as a bald-headed, rough-looking Yorkshireman”.
DEATH: Glover was married twice, secondly to television producer Tara Prem, the daughter of TV actor Bakhshi Prem. He had two children, one daughter from his first marriage and one son from his second marriage. Glover developed a brain tumour and died in a London hospital on 24 July 1997. He is buried in Brompton Cemetery, London.