Crispin Hellion Glover (born April 20, 1964) is an American film actor and self-published author. Glover is known for portraying eccentric people on screen, such as George McFly in Back to the Future, Layne in River's Edge, the undertaker in What's Eating Gilbert Grape, the "Creepy Thin Man" in the big screen adaptation of Charlie's Angels and Willard Stiles in Willard. In the early 2000s, Glover started his own production company, Volcanic Eruptions.
Born in New York City, Glover moved to Los Angeles at the age of five. He was named after the Saint Crispin's Day speech from William Shakespeare's play Henry V, which his parents enjoyed. "Hellion," his real middle name, had earlier been used as a false middle name by his father, who did not like his own real middle name, Herbert. His mother, Marie Elizabeth Lillian Betty Krachey Bloom (née Koerber), was an actress and dancer who retired upon his birth. His father is Bruce Glover, also an actor. As a child, Glover attended The Mirman School for the academically gifted. He then attended both Venice High and Beverly Hills High School and graduated in 1982.
Glover began acting professionally at the age of 13. He appeared in several