Philip Glenister

Philip Glenister

British actor
Philip Haywood Glenister is an English actor. He is best known for his role as DCI Gene Hunt in the BBC series Life on Mars and its sequel Ashes to Ashes .Wikipedia
BornFebruary 10, 1963
HometownHarrow, Middlesex, England
Height6'0" (1.82m)
SpouseBeth Goddard (m 2006 - present)
ChildrenMillie Glenister , Charlotte Glenister
ParentsJoan Fry Lewis , John Glenister

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Ignore the Americans: these are the real 20 best British crime dramas

  • There are few things we enjoy more than lightly mocking our American cousins but last week’s appalling US list of the best British TV crime dramas took the biscuit. Or should that be cookie? It wasn’t so much a laughing matter as an outrage sufficient to cause a diplomatic incident.


Prey, Tripped, So Last Century and Hunderby: TV review-video

In his review of the week’s TV, telly addict Andrew Collins is surprised to find so many new shows starting so close to the Christmas festivities: the sequel to cop show Prey on ITV, in which Philip Glenister replaces John Simm as the running man; an ambitious attempt at young person’s sci-fi from E4 in the shape of Tripped; a duff talking-head format, So Last Century, on Channel 4; and the glorious period spoof Hunderby on Sky Atlantic, which is not just a spoof. Meanwhile, a worrying trend on First Dates.
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