Glen Glenn (sound engineer)
|Born||Glen Percy Raymond Glenn
November 25, 1907
|Died||August 21, 1960 (aged 52)
between Chipman and Minto
|Spouse(s)||Mary Helen McCorkle (?-1960; their death)|
Glen Percy Raymond Glenn (November 25, 1907–August 21, 1960) was an Canadian-American sound man who went to Los Angeles in the 1930s to pursue a career in television and movies. He was born in New Brunswick, Canada.
He was born in Chipman, New Brunswick, Canada to parents Lionel Glenn and Adella Clarke. He immigrated to America in 1926. He settled to New York and became an electrical engineer. He went to Los Angeles in 1931.
Glenn was known for his involvement in the sound department of more than 300 television shows and movies. Some include the 1942 movie The Corpse Vanishes, the 1950s television shows I Love Lucy, The Millionaire, and The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. Glenn also co-founded the Glen Glenn Sound Company in 1937 with fellow engineer Harry Eckles. Glen Glenn Sound was responsible for providing sound in more than 20,000 motion pictures and television shows to date. The company was acquired by the audio post production company Todd-AO in 1986.
Glenn and his wife Mary Helen were both killed in an automobile accident while vacationing in New Brunswick, Canada. Their car plunged off of a high dirt road and landed in the water of the Newcastle Creek in Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada. Glenn was 52 years old.