Glover, according to Entertainment Weekly's website, will play Sylar's father on the NBC series. "When Sylar meets his father, he's going to see a path ahead of him that he doesn't want to take," a source told EW. "He has a lot more in common with his father than he realized." John Glover received Drama Desk, Drama League and Lortel Award nominations for his critically acclaimed performance in Jon Robin Baitz's play The Paris Letter for the Roundabout Theatre Company. Glover won a 1995 Tony Award for the dual role of John and James Jeckyll in Terrence McNally's Love! Valour! Compassion!, and also re-created his roles in the film version. Glover was most recently seen on the New York stage in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Christopher Durang's comedy The Marriage of Bette and Boo. His screen credits are numerous.
From creator/writer Tim Kring (NBC's "Crossing Jordan") comes the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated "Heroes," an "epic drama that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities," according to NBC.
"Heroes" airs Mondays at 9 PM ET on NBC; for more information visit www.nbc.com.