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Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years. As an actor, his film credits range from the blockbuster Lethal Weapon franchise to smaller independent features, some of which Glover also produced. Most recently, he co-starred in the critically acclaimed feature ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 22 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014/II Back in the Day (filming)
Eddie 'Rocks' Travor
 2015 Bad Ass 3 (post-production)
Bernie Pope
 2015 Scout (post-production)
Red
 2014/V Blackbird (post-production)
Captain David Nicol
 2014 Yellowbird (post-production) (voice)
 2014 Mentryville (completed)
Dr. Locke
 2014 Sights of Death (completed)
Sponge
 2014 Bad Asses (Video)
Bernie Pope
 2014 Tokarev
Detective St. John
 2013 American Dad! (TV Series)
Minstrel Krampus
- Minstrel Krampus (2013) ... Minstrel Krampus (voice)
 2013 Extraction
Harding
 2013 Tula: The Revolt
Shinishi
 2013 Shuffleton's Barbershop (TV Movie)
Charlie Shuffleton
 2013 Space Warriors
Commander Phillips
 2013/I The Shift
Floyd
 2013 Highland Park
Ed
 2013 The Bouquet
Reverend John
 2012 Hannah's Law (TV Movie)
Isom Dart
 2012 Touch (TV Series)
Arthur Teller
- Gyre, Part 1 (2012) ... Arthur Teller (voice, uncredited)
- Kite Strings (2012) ... Arthur Teller (credit only)
 2012 Sins Expiation
Father Leonard
 2012 LUV
Arthur
 2011 Heart of Blackness
Vaudreuil
 2011 Psych (TV Series)
Mel Hornsby
 2011 Mysteria
Investigator
 2011 Donovan's Echo
Donovan Matheson
 2011 Playing Doctor (Short)
Dr. Arnett
 2011 Leverage (TV Series)
Charlie Lawson
- The Van Gogh Job (2011) ... Charlie Lawson
 2010 I Want to Be a Soldier
School Director
 2010 Alpha and Omega
Winston (voice)
 2010 Legendary
Harry 'Red' Newman
 2010/I I'm Still Here
Danny Glover
 2010 Dear Alice
Franzis Namazi
 2010 Second Line (Short)
Businessman
 2010 Human Target (TV Series)
Client
- Pilot (2010) ... Client
 2010 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Sam Cooke: Crossing Over (2010) ... Narrator
 2009 Down for Life
Mr. Shannon
 2009 Nite Tales: The Series (TV Series)
- Pill Time (2009)
 2009 The Harimaya Bridge
Joseph Holder
 2009/I Night Train
Miles
 2009 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Thomas
- My Name is Alias (2009) ... Thomas
 2008 This Life
Bill
 2008 Prana (Short)
Owner
 2008 Back at the Barnyard (TV Series)
Miles the Mule
- Club Otis (2008) ... Miles the Mule (voice)
 2008 Gospel Hill
John Malcolm
 2008 Unstable Fables: Tortoise vs. Hare (Video)
Walter Tortoise (voice)
 2008 Be Kind Rewind
Mr. Fletcher
 2007 Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation
Priest - friend of Sam Nujoma
 2007 Battle for Terra
President Chen (voice)
 2006 Take 3 (TV Movie)
Col. Weldon
 2006 Barnyard
Miles the Mule (voice)
 2006 Bamako
Cow-boy
 2006 The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (Video)
Brer Turtle (voice)
 2005 P.N.O.K. (Short)
Col. Weldon
 2005 Missing in America
Jake Neeley
 2005 The Exonerated (TV Movie)
David
 2004 Earthsea (TV Mini-Series)
Ogion
 2003 The Law and Mr. Lee (TV Movie)
Henry Lee
 2003 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- James Baldwin: Witness (2003) ... Narrator (voice)
 2003 Good Fences (TV Movie)
Tom Spader
 2001 3 A.M.
Hershey
 2000 Boesman and Lena
Boesman
 2000 Bàttu
 2000 Freedom Song (TV Movie)
Will Walker
 1999 Our Friend, Martin (Video)
Train Conductor (voice)
 1999/I The Monster
Henry Johnson
 1998 The Prince of Egypt
Jethro (voice)
 1998 Beloved
Paul D
 1998 Antz
Barbatus (voice)
 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back (scenes deleted)
 1997 Buffalo Soldiers (TV Movie)
Sgt. Washington Wyatt
 1997 The Rainmaker
Judge Tyrone Kipler (uncredited)
 1997 Switchback
Bob Goodall
 1997 Wild America
Bigfoot the Mountain Man (uncredited)
 1996 Harriet the Spy
Cop (uncredited)
 1996 America's Dream (TV Movie)
Silas (segment "Long Black Song")
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Phillip Marlowe
- Red Wind (1995) ... Phillip Marlowe
 1995 Operation Dumbo Drop
Capt. Sam Cahill
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
- The Frog Prince (1995) ... (voice)
 1994 Maverick
Bank Robber (uncredited)
 1993 The Saint of Fort Washington
Jerry / Narrator
 1993 The Talking Eggs (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Alec Haley
 1993 The Untold West (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Black West (1993) ... Narrator
 1991 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Professor Apollo
- Isle of Solar Energy (1991) ... Professor Apollo (voice)
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
Easy Money
 1991 Flight of the Intruder
Cmdr. Frank 'Dooke' Camparelli
 1990 To Sleep with Anger
Harry
 1989 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Roger Murtaugh
- Mel Gibson/Living Colour (1989) ... Roger Murtaugh (uncredited)
 1989 Dead Man Out (TV Movie)
Dr. Alex Marsh
 1989 Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series)
Joshua Deets
- Return (1989) ... Joshua Deets
- The Plains (1989) ... Joshua Deets
- On the Trail (1989) ... Joshua Deets
- Leaving (1989) ... Joshua Deets
 1983-1989 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Walter Lee Younger / Lester
- Keeping On (1983) ... Lester
 1989 Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl (Video short)
 1989 Rabbit Ears: How the Leopard Got His Spots (Video short)
Narrator (English version, voice)
 1988 Bat*21
Captain Bartholomew Clark
 1988 A Place at the Table (TV Movie)
Mr. Scott
 1987 Mandela (TV Movie)
Nelson Mandela
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
John Henry
- John Henry (1986) ... John Henry
 1985 And the Children Shall Lead (TV Movie)
William
 1985 Silverado
Mal
 1985 Witness
McFee
 1985 The Stand-In
Apples finnerty
 1984 Iceman
Loomis
 1983 Memorial Day (TV Movie)
Willie Monroe
 1983 Chiefs (TV Mini-Series)
Marshall Peters
- Part 2 (1983) ... Marshall Peters
 1983 The Face of Rage (TV Movie)
Gary
 1982 Out
Jojo / Roland
 1981 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Bill
- A Man in Nell's Room (1981) ... Bill
 1981 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Jesse John Hudson
- The Second Oldest Profession (1981) ... Jesse John Hudson
- The Last White Man on East Ferry Avenue (1981) ... Jesse John Hudson
- Blood Money (1981) ... Jesse John Hudson
- Hearts and Minds (1981) ... Jesse John Hudson
 1981 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Vice officer
- Fire Man (1981) ... Vice officer
 1981 Palmerstown, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Harley
- The Threat (1981) ... Harley
 1979 Paris (TV Series)
- Dear John (1979)
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Leroy
- Slammer (1979) ... Leroy
 1979 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Mac Thomas, TV Reporter
- A Coffin with a View (1979) ... Mac Thomas, TV Reporter (uncredited)
  The Lighthouse
Duncan
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Other Works:

TV commercial for MCI Long Distance (1/2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

Some people's life is governed by what their publicists or what their managers define and shape or frame what they should do. I don't have that. I do what I feel like doing. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the 1986 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for "A Lesson from Aloes" at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Trademark:

Catchphrase: "Too old for this shit" See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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