Glen Simpson
Full Name Glen Simpson
Nickname(s) Mr. Popularity (by Archie)
Gender Male
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Family Mr. & Mrs. Simpson (Parents)
Archie Simpson (Brother)
Christine Nelson (Sister-in-law)
Jack Simpson (Nephew)
Emma Nelson (Niece-in-law)
Spinner Mason (Nephew-in-law)
Relationships Greg (Boyfriend)
First Episode He Ain't Heavy... (DJH 306)
Last Episode He Ain't Heavy... (DJH 306)
Reason Left his family due to being rejected by his parents after coming out.
Episode Count 1
Portrayed By Montgomery Randall
Glen Simpson is Archie Simpson's elder brother. He was once the star of the Degrassi Junior High School basketball and football teams. He was the valedictorian of his graduating class. Glen was portrayed by Montgomery Randall.

In Can't Live With 'Em (2), Archie mentioned that Glen attended Borden High School.

In He Ain't Heavy..., he decides to come home and tell his family that he's moving in with his boyfriend. When Snake finds out his brother is gay, he's in a state of shock. Glen finally tells his parents and they reject him and tell him that Archie is the only son they have. Glen and Archie reconcile, but Glen decides not to return home until his family can accept him.


  • Glen is the very first homosexual character in Degrassi History.
  • He was the valedictorian of his graduating class.
  • He is the first "Glen" in the Degrassi Franchise, the second being Glen Martin.
  • He drove a black Jeep YJ (Wrangler); in Mother and Child Reunion (2), and Snake drove a red one.