Julian Wyatt Glover (born 27 March 1935) is an English classical actor, with many stage, television and film roles since commencing his career in the 1950s. He is a recipient of the Laurence Olivier Award and has performed many times for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Glover is known for portraying major characters in many popular movie and television franchises. His film roles have included General Maximilian Veers in The Empire Strikes Back, Aristotle Kristatos in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only, Walter Donovan in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and Brian Harcourt-Smith in The Fourth Protocol. He also voiced the giant spider Aragog in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Glover has also appeared frequently on television, especially in the UK, including guest appearances on such series as The Avengers, The Saint, Doctor Who, Blake's 7 and Remington Steele. From 2011-16, he played the recurring supporting role of Grand Maester Pycelle in HBO's Game of Thrones. In January 2013, he appeared as General Beauvilliers in the BBC drama Spies of Warsaw.