Philip Glenister is a household name in the UK thanks to his various roles on the small screen. While the actor now controls the nation in BBC One’s macabre new drama Murders in the Steel City – in which he plays staunch detective Paul Bethell – he has shot to prominence playing the role of a barbarian. ’70s tough cop Gene Hunt in the 2006 crime drama. Life on Mars.
But did you know that Philip’s wife is also a TV star? Read on to know all about his wife and family…
Who is Philip Glenister’s wife?
Phillip Glenister (60 years old) is married to actress Beth Goddard.
© Jabpromotions/ShutterstockPhilip Glenister and Beth Goddard have been married since 2006.
Beth, 54, has appeared in many major TV series over the years, with one-episode roles in Endeavor, Lewis, Outlander, Doc Martin and Call the Midwoman, in which she played Pamela Dobson in season seven.
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Actress perhaps best known for her role as Suza Littlewood in the BBC comedy series, Take me take me. She also played Kath Shand in the ITV drama series, Big bad world.
© ITV/ShutterstockBeth Goddard stars with Ardal O’Hanlon and Mick Ford in Big Bad World
She also appeared in an episode of the series Life on Mars spin-off, Dust returns to dust, plays Elaine Downing alongside her husband, who plays Gene Hunt.
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Most recently, Beth played DS Cathy Rook in the 2019 crime drama. followin which he played Martin Clunes, before playing Antoinette Guise, in the historical television series Starz, Snake Queen.
Her performances on the big screen include The edge of tomorrow And X Men: First place.
© BBCBeth appeared in the seventh season of Calling the Midwife
Beth and Philip met at actor Jamie Glover’s birthday party in 1997 and were married nine years later in 2006. They had their first daughter, Millie, in 2002 before their second child, Charlotte, was born in 2005. .
Although he is quite tight-lipped about his personal life, Philip opened up about his wife and children in an interview with The Guardian in 2012. Praising Beth, he said: “Raising children in this day and age is a heavy responsibility, but me” very happy for my wife [the actor Beth Goddard] be great.
“I have to give her credit because I work away most of the time, so most of the time she’s a single parent, which is the hardest thing. This may sound politically correct, but she is. that’s incredible.”
© Can Nguyen/ShutterstockBeth and Philip with their children Millie and Charlotte, 2013.
He continued: “When people say our kids are great, that’s great, because that’s testament to Beth. Because we have two daughters, I’m a soft dad. I was weak and they wrapped me around their little fingers for her to untangle me.The fact that Beth combined motherhood with her own career was even more impressive. important thing in anyone’s life.”
What was the Steeltown murder about?
The Steeltown Murders tells the true story of the decades-long search for the killer of three teenage girls in Wales.
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The synopsis continues: “Combining 1970s police methods with the forensic discoveries of the early Noughties, Steeltown Murders is a portrait of a town dealing with the aftermath of an untold crime resolved three decades later, and the question of whether justice will ever truly be found.”
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© Tom JacksonPhilip opposite Steffan Rhodri in Steeltown Murders
© Tom JacksonDrama based on a true story
© Simon Ridgway This series is presented in four parts
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