Who is Glynis Barber?
Glynis Barber is a South African actress. She is popularly known for her roles in Dempsey and Make Peace, a British police drama. East Enders, Emmerdale, Night and Day, and Black 7. In this post, I will be writing about Glynis Barber biography, education, career, marital status, relationship and personal life, net worth, filmography, and other facts about her. First, let’s look at her profile below.
|Date of birth||25th October 1955|
Glynis Barber Biography
Glynis Barner formerly known as Glynis van der Reit was born on 25th October 1955 in South Africa to Heather Maureen and Frederick Barry van der Reit, she studied at the Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts. She started off securing minor roles and functioning as a secretary in 1980 in Bognor.
Her career breakthrough came in 1981 where she adopted the role of Soolin in series 4 of the BBC science fiction television series Blake’s 7.
The year 1982 came rolling with opportunities as Barber seized the title role of the television series “Jane” playing as a second world war heroine. The series was used to test run the blue screen, giving the complete show a cartoon background and further introducing the blue screen into filmmaking.
She is recognized for her 1989s role as Sgt. Harriet Makepeace in “Dempsey and Makepeace”.
Barber has appeared repeatedly in plays, films, and TV series, following 1987. She starred as Fiona Blake in the LWT drama series “Night and Day”, she coalesced, in 2006, with the ITV soap, “Emmerdale” playing the role of DCI Grace Barraclough. Her character was terminated following the script and in September 2007 she left the soap opera.
The rest of the succeeding years harbored various TV series in which she had key roles. She starred in the 1989 film “Edge of sanity” alongside Vanessa Redgrave as Elizabeth Jekyll and also in the 1997 film deja vu.
Glynis Barber Filmography
- Invaders of the lost gold(1982)
- Tanglers( 1982)
- Yesterday’s Hero( 1979)
- Hammer of the Gods(2013)
- Deja vu(1997)
- Edge of Sanity(1989)
- The Hound of the Baskervilles(1983)
- The wicked lady(1983)
Glynis Barber Marital status and Personal life
Barber married Paul Antony an actor and screen performer who she met at drama school in the year 1976. Their marriage only lasted for 3 years and they got a divorce in 1979.
While filming “Black 7” she got into an affair with Co-star, Steven Pacey, but later terminated their relationship. Barber married Michael Brandon on 18 November 1989 and had a son, Alex, for him.
Glynis Barber Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $400,000 which she has earned as an actress.