Glynis Barber, Actress: EastEnders. Glynis Barber was born on October 25, 1955 in South Africa as Glynis van der Riet. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Dempsey e Makepeace (1985) and Point Break - Caçadores de Emoções (2015). She has been married to Michael Brandon since November 18, 1989. They have one child. She was previously married to Paul Antony-Barber.