|Spouse(s)||Linda Murphy (1975–present) (4 children)|
He has also had roles on The Bill, Shine on Harvey Moon "Murphys Mob" Casualty and Doctor Who (in the 1986 story "The Mysterious Planet" as Dibber) and more recently Fathers of Girls, Karl Howman's feature debut starring Ray Winstone.
He now lives in Italy and Essex with his wife Linda, they have four children.
Murphy supports West Ham United and also likes horse riding, and has played guitar since first being asked to play bass guitar for a school band when he was 13. His father (Terence Murphy), his uncles (Joe Lucy and Eddie Wright), were all champion boxers. Glen's first fight was at the age of nine. He became a British Schoolboy Champion and went onto fight internationally. He trained in Karate for 6 years under Dickie Wu, Terry Stewart & Jamie O'Keefe. He graded for shodan in November 1989 and now trains in the kyokushin style with the BKK under Liam Keaveney. He has also studied fencing, tang soo doo,and shooting. Glen also played football for Chelsea as a schoolboy and became an apprentice with Charlton, and was registered with Enfield Town FC and Rainham Town FC in the FA Cup, and has played at Wembley 10 times.
He speaks English, Italian and some Japanese. Glen has been a keen photographer for over 30 years, but has only recently received a professional qualification from the Institute of Professional Photography.
Murphy has a production company, Omerta Films, and has two films in development for 2014 and two at script level for 2015 and has finished production on Lost in Italy (New York Hells Kitchen World Cinema Best Film Award) and has started pre production with his next feature Sabini and a stage play is being written for him to play Johnny Cash, to tour UK next year.[when?]
- Sabini in pre production
- Lords of London completed
- The Hooligan Wars
- Lost in Italy completed
- Midsomer Murders
- Londons Burning
- Doctor Who
- The Bill
- Dream Team
- Tank Malling
- Cry Freedom
- Here he comes
- Harry Carpenter Never Said...
- Murphy's Mob
- Second's Out
- The Other 'Arf
- Up the Elephant and Round the Castle
- Over Exposed
- Empire State
- Victor Victoria
- Clockwork Mice
- Shine on Harvey Moon
- Truth Be Told
- Lenny Henry show
- Rockliffe's Babies
- The Gentle Hook, no 1, national tour.
- Of Mice and Men
- Peter Pan hawth theatre crawley and north wales theatre
- Munich Athens, Soho Theatre West End
- Dealer's Choice, National Theatre in the West End at The Vaudeville.
- Fuenute ovejuna, Stratford East
- Dumb Waiter, Bridge House Theatre
- Nothing to do with Toothpaste, Islington
- many Fringe theatres around London