Philip Glenister

Philip Haywood Glenister is an English actor, best known for his role as DCI Gene Hunt on the British television series Life on Mars and its sequel Ashes to Ashes.

Known For


Cast Credits

The Level (2016)
Starring as Frank Le Saux (3 episodes)
Outcast (2016)
Starring as Reverend Anderson (10 episodes)
The One Show (2015)
Guest starring as Philip Glenister
From There to Here (2014)
Starring as Daniel (3 episodes)
Prey (2014)
Guest starring as David Murdoch (3 episodes)
For the Love of Cars (2014)
Starring as Philip Glenister (16 episodes)
Duck Quacks Don't Echo (2014)
Guest starring as Philip Glenister
Big School (2013)
Starring as Mr Trevor Gunn (12 episodes)
Treasure Island (2012)
Starring as Captain Smollett
Hidden (2011)
Starring as Harry Venn
Mad Dogs (2011)
Starring as Quinn
Demons (2009)
Starring as Rupert Galvin
The Secret Life of the Airport (2009)
Starring as Narrator (3 episodes)
Ashes to Ashes (2008)
Starring as DCI Gene Hunt (24 episodes)
Cranford (2007)
Starring as Mr Carter
Al Murray's Happy Hour (2007)
Guest starring as Philip Glenister
Life on Mars (2006)
Starring as DCI Gene Hunt (16 episodes)
Vincent (2005)
Starring as DCI David Driscoll
State of Play (2003)
Starring as DCI William Bell
Sport Relief (2002)
Guest starring as DCI Gene Hunt
  • Episode 2010-03-19: Part 3 (Mar 19, 2010)
Vanity Fair (1998)
Starring as William Dobbin
Horatio Hornblower (1998)
Guest starring as Hobbs (2 episodes)
Roger Roger (1996)
Starring as Phil
Blue Heaven (1994)
Guest starring as Paul Twice
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Guest starring as Harrison
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Guest starring as Sir William Boyd-Carrington
  • Episode 13x05: Curtain (Nov 13, 2013)