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

Outcast (2016)
Starring as Reverend Anderson (10 episodes)
The Level (2016)
Starring as Frank Le Saux (3 episodes)
The One Show (2015)
Guest starring as Philip Glenister
Duck Quacks Don't Echo (2014)
Guest starring as Philip Glenister
For the Love of Cars (2014)
Starring as Philip Glenister (15 episodes)
Prey (2014)
Guest starring as David Murdoch (3 episodes)
From There to Here (2014)
Starring as Daniel (3 episodes)
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
Ashes to Ashes (2008)
Starring as DCI Gene Hunt (24 episodes)
Al Murray's Happy Hour (2007)
Guest starring as Philip Glenister
Cranford (2007)
Starring as Mr Carter
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)
Horatio Hornblower (1998)
Guest starring as Hobbs (2 episodes)
Vanity Fair (1998)
Starring as William Dobbin
Roger Roger (1996)
Starring as Phil
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)