Crispin Glover

American actor

Crispin Hellion Glover (born April 20, 1964) is an American actor. He has acted in such movies as Back to the Future, Epic Movie (where he did a parody of the Willy Wonka played by Johnny Depp) and the Open Season series as Fifi.

Crispin Glover
Glover at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Freaky Deaky
Crispin Hellion Glover

(1964-04-20) April 20, 1964 (age 60)
Years active1977–present

In the late 1980s, Glover started his company, Volcanic Eruptions. The company publishes his books and also is the production company for his movies, What Is It? and It is Fine. Everything is Fine!.[1]

Glover has written between 15 and 20 books. He makes the books by reusing old novels and other publications which are in the public domain due to their age. He rearranges text, blacks out certain standing passages, and adds his own prose and sometimes images.

His father is actor Bruce Glover. His mother was Betty Glover who died in 2016.


Year Movie Character Notes/Awards
1981 Best of Times Crispin
1982 The Facts of Life Cadet #1
1983 The Kid with the 200 I.Q.
My Tutor Jack
High School U.S.A. Archie Feld
Happy Days Roach
Hill Street Blues Space Cadet
1984 Family Ties Doug
Racing with the Moon Gatsby Boy
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter Jimmy
Teachers Danny
1985 The Orkly Kid Larry
Back to the Future George McFly Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
1986 At Close Range Lucas
River's Edge Layne
1989 Twister Howdy
1990 Where the Heart Is Lionel
Wild at Heart Dell
1991 Rubin and Ed Rubin Farr
Little Noises Joey
Ferdydurke Mientus
The Doors Andy Warhol
1993 Hotel Room Danny
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Howard Barth
What's Eating Gilbert Grape Bobby McBurney
1994 Chasers Howard Finster
1995 Dead Man Train Fireman
1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt Arlo
2000 Nurse Betty Roy Ostery
Charlie's Angels The Thin Man
2001 Bartleby Bartleby
Fast Sofa Jules Langdon
2002 Crime and Punishment Raskolnikov
Like Mike Stan Bittleman
2003 Willard Willard Stiles Chainsaw Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Actor
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle The Thin Man
2004 Incident at Loch Ness Party Guest
2005 What Is It? Dueling Demi-God Auteur / The young man's inner psyche Jury Award for Best Narrative Film
Drop Dead Sexy Eddie
2006 Simon Says Simon / Stanley
2007 Epic Movie Willy
The Wizard of Gore Montag the Magnificent
It is Fine. Everything is Fine! (director)
Beowulf Grendel
2008 Open Season 2 Fifi (voice only)
Freezer Burn:The Invasion of Laxdale Viergacht
2009 The Donner Party William Foster
9 6 (voice only)
2010 Alice in Wonderland The Knave of Hearts
Hot Tub Time Machine Phil
Open Season 3 Fifi (voice only)


  1. "Masterclash Takes On Male Friendships With 'Old Friends' and Crispin Glover". Archived from the original on 2010-09-06. Retrieved 2010-09-25.

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