Crispin Glover

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Crispin Glover is a well-known actor, filmmaker, and author from the United States. Crispin Glover is famous for portraying strange characters on screen, such as Layne in River’s Edge (1986), Andy Warhol in The Doors (1991), George McFly in Back to the Future (1985), Bobby McBurney in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), the Thin Man in Charlie’s Angels (2000) and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003) and many more.

Early Life and Education

Crispin Glover was born in New York City, United States on April 20, 1964. He is 58 years old (as of 2022) under the zodiac sign Taurus. Glover holds an American nationality and follows the Christianity religion.

Regarding his family background, he is the son of actor Bruce Glover (Father) and actress Betty Glover (Mother).

Glover is his parents’ only child. His mother retired soon after his birth. His family relocated to Los Angeles, California, where he grew up in a culturally diverse and artistic family.


Regarding his educational background, Glover attended Mirman School from first to ninth grade before transferring to Venice High School for tenth and eleventh grades and Beverly Hills High School for twelfth. He received his high school diploma in 1982.

Crispin Glover – Net Worth 2023

Crispin Glover has earned a massive amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His projected net worth as of 2023 is $6 million. However, there is no clear detail concerning his partnership with any brands.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about his career, At the age of 13, Crispin Glover made his professional acting debut in situational comedies like “Family Ties” and “Happy Days”.

He made his film debut in “The Tutor” and went on to star in “Teachers” (1984), “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter” (1984), “Back to the Future” (1985), and “The Orkly Kid” (1985). He played Layne, one of his career-defining roles, in “River’s Edge” with Keanu Reeves in 1986.

His next significant performance was as Rubin in the British independent comedy-buddy movie “Rubin & Ed” (1991). He portrayed Andy Warhol in Oliver Stone’s “The Doors” that same year.

He played the silent assassin known only as the “Thin Man” in the action-comedy “Charlie’s Angels” (2000) and its sequel “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” (2003). One of the two movies in which he played the title role was “Bartleby,” a 2001 adaptation of Herman Melville’s short story “Bartleby, the Scrivener.”

The other, “Willard,” was a 2003 horror film based on Stephen Gilbert’s book “Ratman’s Notebooks.” He had the opportunity to collaborate with Israeli director Menahem Golan on the 2002 film “Crime and Punishment.”

Glover made his directorial debut with ‘What Is It?’ (2005), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival that year. Its sequel, “It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine,” written and starring Steven C. Stewart, was made available in 2007.

He is currently working on his third film as a director, which he hopes will be the first opportunity for him and his father to act together.

Crispin Glover

Caption: Crispin Glover in the film Back to the Future source: Back to the Future.

More about his career

Crispin Glover has constructed, as opposed to writing, 15 to 20 books over the past 24 years. His very first piece of paper was “Billow and the Rock.”

In order to create something that is significantly different from the original work, he takes old books and publications that are now in the public domain and rearranges texts, deletes standing passages, and adds his own writings and artwork.

Through his own publishing house, Volcanic Eruptions, he has also published four other books, including “Round My House” (2016), “What It Is and How It Is Done” (1992), ‘Concrete Inspection’ (1990), and “Oak-Mot” (1989).

Glover wrote his debut studio album, “The Big Problem Does Not Equal the Solution, The Solution Equals Let It Be,” in 1989, while taking a break from acting.

It features readings from “Rat Catching” and “Oak-Mot,” original songs like “Clowny Clown Clown” and “Getting out of Bed,” as well as strange interpretations of Jules Léotard’s “The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze” and Charles Manson’s “Never Say “Never” to Always.”

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, Crispin Glover is currently single. Previously he has dated many renowned ladies including singer Jessicka, actress Fairuza Balk, Russian model Marina Drujko, former Penthouse Pet of the Month (September 1999) Alexa Lauren, and television actress Courtney Peldon.

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Caption: Crispin Glover with Marina Drujko source: Answersafrica.

Awards and Achievements

Crispin Glover was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for ‘Back to the Future’ in 1986.
At the 2004 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, he was ranked third in the Best Actor category. In 2005, he received the Jury Award for Best Narrative Film for ‘What Is It?’ at the Ann Arbor Film Festival.

At the 2006 Sitges – Catalonian International Film Festival, he received the Carnet Jove Jury Award for the film. He returned to the Sitges – Catalonian International Film Festival in 2007 and won the New Visions Award – Special Mention for ‘It is Fine! Everything is Fine.’

Body Measurements

Crispin Glover is very handsome and attractive undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of about  6 feet 0 inches (185 cm/1.85 m) and weighs around 75 kg (167 lbs). In addition, Glover has blue pair of stunning eyes and brown hair color.

Crispin Glover – Social Media

Crispin Glover is active on his Instagram account @crispinhellionglover with 46.4K followers. Moreover, he also has 32.3K followers on Twitter and 30K followers on Facebook.