The character actor also has received Emmy nominations for his roles as an AIDS patient in the TV film “Early Frost” (1985) and the sidekick on the CBS miniseries “Nutcracker: Money, Madness and Murder” (1987), as well as his guest performances on the series “LA Law” (1990), “Crime & Punishment” (1993) and “Frasier” (1993). ” (1994), which he reprised for the movie version of the same name in 1997.
The Tony award-winning performer has collected credit on stage since making his debut in 1963's “Look Homeward, Angel.” He netted a Drama Desk Award in director Hal Prince's “The Great God Brown” (1972) and took home his Tony for playing the dual role of twin brothers in Terrence Mc Nally's “Love! “In the play, the house is in the imagination of the audience and all the characters speak to the audience. There was a kind of intimacy, an imagination in the play that wasn’t there in the film.
The film was wonderful but the play was magnificent.” John Glover Glover is openly gay.
His life partner is the famed sculptor Adam Kurtzman, for whom he has been with for over a decade.
Background: “I would like to be able to be both a film actor and a stage actor; to be an American actor in the style of a lot the English actors who do films.
They are these wonderful actors who can do everything.” John Glover An American prolific actor of screen, television and stage primarily known for playing villainous characters on television and movies, John Glover made his first impact on audiences for playing a drunken clod in the movie “Julia” and as the actor boyfriend of Diane Keaton in the Woody Allen hit “Annie Hall” (both 1977).
Since then, he has portrayed characters in such films as “52 Pick-Up” (1986), “White Knights” (1985), “Scrooged” (1988), “Masquerade” (1988), “David” (1988, TV), “Gremlins 2: The New Batch” (1990), “Batman & Robin” (1997) and “Payback” (1999).
More recently, he is perhaps best recalled as Lionel Luthor on the popular TV series “Smallville” (2001-present), from which he picked up two Saturn nominations.
He stated communication and honesty are their secret keys to a successful relationship.
On being a homosexual actor, Glover said, “I graduated from high school in '62 and I didn't know any people who were gay. For years and years, I guess, I was very uptight about being a gay actor.
He resurfaced four years later in a brief part in the Woody Allen film “Annie Hall” (1977), but it was his next role, as Sammy, in Jane Fonda's “Julia” (also 1977) that first put the newcomer on the radar of moviegoers.