Glynn Edwards

Glynn Edwards

Feb. 2nd, 1931
Born in

Glynn Edwards' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (UK) TV Show
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (UK)
Minder (1979) (UK) TV Show
Minder (1979) (UK)
Callan (UK) TV Show
Callan (UK)
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (UK) TV Show
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (UK)
Hallelujah! (UK) TV Show
Hallelujah! (UK)
Lucky Feller (UK) TV Show
Lucky Feller (UK)
Spindoe (UK) TV Show
Spindoe (UK)
Sweet Sixteen (UK) (1983) TV Show
Sweet Sixteen (UK) (1983)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Trained at Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop. Worked as sugar farmer in Trinidad.Was married to George & Mildred actress 'Yootha Joyce'(dissolved), then Christine Pilgrim (dissolved), now Valerie. Has one son, Tom (from 2nd marriage). Now semi-retired, lives in Spain and houseboat on Thames, London.

Edwards was born in Malaya and trained as an actor at Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop. He is probably best known for his role as Dave the barman and owner of the Winchester Club in the TV show Minder. He has appeared in numerous TV shows such as Public Eye, Spindoe, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, Dixon of Dock Green, Man About the House, Softly, Softly and The Saint to name a few. He also appeared as George, in Steptoe and Son - And Son (Series 5, Episode 4 (1970)).
His most notable film appearances were in Robbery, Zulu and Get Carter. Ewards can also be seen in rock band Marillion's video for Heart of Lothian in 1985 where he plays a barman and in Paul Young's video to Love of the Common People from 1983. Edwards also starred in a popular advert for McVities Rich Tea biscuits as "Jacko" famously quoting "Yeah I'll make a statement. A drink's too wet without one!"


The Heart Within (1957)
A Prize of Arms (1962)
Sparrers Can't Sing (1963)
The Hi-Jackers (1963)
Smokescreen (1964)
Zulu (1964)
The Ipcress File (1965)
Robbery (1967)
The Blood Beast Terror (1968)
Fragment of Fear (1970)
Get Carter (1971)
Under Milk Wood (1972)
Burke & Hare (1972)
All Coppers Are... (1972)
Shaft in Africa (1973)
11 Harrowhouse (1974)
The Playbirds (1978)
The Professionals (1979)
Rising Damp (1980)
Red Monarch (1983)
Out of Order (1987)
The Seventh Sign (1988)

Personal life

Edwards was previously married to the actress Yootha Joyce from 1956–1968, she also trained at Littlewood's Theatre Workshop.
He is now retired and splits his time between living in Spain and Edinburgh, Scotland.


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