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Glenn Speers is a Northern Irish actor based primarily in New York, but with additional bases in London, Dublin and Belfast.
Glenn has worked steadily across all mediums in his acting career, compiling a varied resumé in TV, Film, Theatre, Commercials and VoiceOver.
His TV work has included worldwide hits like Dr Who, and Ripper Street on the BBC, and cult UK tv series Misfits. Film work has included Irish productions Perrier’s Bounty alongside Cillian Murphy and Brendan Gleeson, and acclaimed real life drama Noble.
Glenn has been a principal cast member in acclaimed Roddy Doyle musical comedy, The Commitments, directed by Jamie Lloyd, at the Palace Theatre in London’s West End.
In 2017 Glenn was a principal cast member of Oliver award winning play The Ferryman, in the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End, directed by Oscar winning Director Sam Mendes. In late 2018 Glenn was part of the original Broadway cast for the New York production of The Ferryman, at the Bernard B Jacobs theatre, which went on to win four Tony Awards, including Best Play.
The acclaimed Irish comedy short, The Cocaine Famine, in which Glenn co starred, won Best Short Film at The Greenwich Village Film Festival in New York in 2019. His role in the same film has seen Glenn nominated for best supporting actor at the 2020 Intercontinental Film Festival in New York.
Since September 2018, Glenn has lived in New York City, having fallen in love with the City during the ten month run of The Ferryman on Broadway.