Peter Glenville
Date of Birth
Oct 28, 1913
Birth Place:
London, England, UK

Biography

London-born Peter Glenville was a law student in Oxford when he surrendered to the lure of greasepaint. Becoming an actor was hardly an arbitrary decision: Glenville was the son of theatrical performers Shaun Glenville and Dorothy Ward. Among his early roles was Puck in Max Reinhardt's fabled staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Though he turned director at the Old Vic in 1944, his entree into...