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Danny Glover


Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years. Glover was born in San Francisco, California, to Carrie (Hunley) and James Glover, postal workers who were also active in civil rights. Glover trained at the Black Actors' Workshop of the American Conservatory Theater.... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 24 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon Roger Murtaugh
(1987)
2012
2012 President Thomas Wilson
(2009)
Lethal Weapon 3
Lethal Weapon 3 Roger Murtaugh
(1992)
Lethal Weapon 4
Lethal Weapon 4 Roger Murtaugh
(1998)

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 2018 Death Race 4: Beyond Anarchy (completed)
Baltimore Bob
 2018 Striver's Row (post-production)
Mr. Rose
 2018 Dionne (pre-production)
Father
 2018 Killing Winston Jones (completed)
Washington Carver
  83 Days (announced)
Oakley
  The Ninja He Will Rise (announced)
Director Matthew Reynolds (rumored)
 2018 Come Sunday
Quincy Pearson
 2018 Sorry to Bother You
Langston
 2018 Proud Mary
Benny
 2017 Buckout Road
Dr. Powell
 2017 Extortion
Constable Haagen
 2017 The Good Catholic
Victor
 2016 Monster Trucks
Mr. Weathers
 2016 Almost Christmas
Walter
 2016 Pushing Dead
Bob
 2016 Back in the Day
Eddie 'Rocks' Travor
 2016 93 Days
Dr. Benjamin Ohiaeri
 2016 Dark Web
 2016 Sr. Pig
Ambrose
 2016 Complete Unknown
Roger
 2016 Dirty Grandpa
Stinky
 2015 Andron
Chancellor Gordon
 2015 Diablo
Benjamin Carver
 2015 Gridlocked
Sully
 2015 Waffle Street
Edward Collins
 2015/I Checkmate
Elohim
 2015/II Consumed
Hal
 2015 About Scout
Red Freston
 2015 Day of the Mummy
Carl
 2015 Toxin
Dr. Locke
 2014 Ninja Immovable Heart
Ex Director Matthew Reynolds
 2014 Gus - Petit oiseau, grand voyage
Darius (English version, voice)
 2014 Beyond the Lights
Captain Nicol
 2014 2047: Sights of Death
Sponge
 2014/I Supremacy
Mr. Walker
 2014 Rage
Det. Peter St. John
 2013/II Extraction
Harding
 2013 Tula: The Revolt
Shinishi
 2013 Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight
Thurgood Marshall
 2013 Space Warriors
Commander
 2013 The Shift
Floyd
 2013 Highland Park
Ed
 2013 From Above
William Ward
 2013 The Bouquet
Reverend John
 2012 Sins Expiation
Father Leonard
 2012 LUV
Arthur
 2011 Heart of Blackness
Vaudreuil
 2011 Mysteria
Investigator
 2011 Donovan's Echo
Donovan Matheson
 2011 Age of the Dragons
Ahab
 2011 Son of Morning
Gabriel Peters
 2010 De mayor quiero ser soldado
School Director
 2010 Mooz-Lum
Dean Francis
 2010 Legendary
Harry 'Red' Newman
 2010 Alpha and Omega
Winston (voice)
 2010/I I'm Still Here
Danny Glover
 2010 För kärleken
Franzis Namazi
 2010 Death at a Funeral
Uncle Russell
 2009 Down for Life
Mr. Shannon
 2009/I 2012
President Thomas Wilson
 2009 The Harimaya Bridge
Joseph Holder
 2009/I Night Train
Miles
 2008 This Life
Bill
 2008 Gospel Hill
John Malcolm
 2008 Blindness
Man with Black Eye Patch
 2008 Be Kind Rewind
Mr. Fletcher
 2007 Honeydripper
Tyrone Purvis
 2007 Battle for Terra
President Chen (voice)
 2007 Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation
Priest - friend of Sam Nujoma
 2007/I Shooter
Colonel Isaac Johnson
 2007 Poor Boy's Game
George
 2006 Dreamgirls
Marty Madison
 2006 Barnyard
Miles the Mule (voice)
 2006 Bamako
Cow-boy
 2006 The Shaggy Dog
Ken Hollister
 2005 Missing in America
Jake Neeley
 2005 Manderlay
Wilhelm
 2004 The Cookout
Judge Crowley
 2004 Saw
Detective David Tapp
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
Henry Sherman
 2001 3 A.M.
Hershey
 2000 Boesman and Lena
Boesman
 2000 Bàttu
 1999/I The Monster
Henry Johnson
 1998 The Prince of Egypt
Jethro (voice)
 1998 Beloved
Paul D
 1998 Antz
Barbatus (voice)
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4
Roger Murtaugh
 1997 The Rainmaker
Judge Tyrone Kipler (uncredited)
 1997 Switchback
Bob Goodall
 1997 Wild America
Bigfoot the Mountain Man (uncredited)
 1997 Gone Fishin'
Gus Green
 1996 Harriet the Spy
Cop (uncredited)
 1995 Operation Dumbo Drop
Capt. Sam Cahill
 1994 Angels in the Outfield
George Knox
 1994 Maverick
Bank Robber (uncredited)
 1993 Bopha!
Micah Mangena
 1992 Lethal Weapon 3
Roger Murtaugh
 1991 Grand Canyon
Simon
 1991 Pure Luck
Raymond Campanella
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
Easy Money
 1991 Flight of the Intruder
Cmdr. Frank 'Dooke' Camparelli
 1990 Predator 2
Lieutenant Mike Harrigan
 1990 To Sleep with Anger
Harry
 1989 Lethal Weapon 2
Roger Murtaugh
 1988 Bat*21
Captain Bartholomew Clark
 1987 Lethal Weapon
Roger Murtaugh
 1985 The Color Purple
Albert
 1985 Silverado
Mal
 1985 Witness
McFee
 1985 The Stand-In
Apples finnerty
 1984 Places in the Heart
Moze
 1984 Iceman
Loomis
 1982 Out
Jojo / Roland
 1979 Escape from Alcatraz
Inmate
  The Lighthouse
Duncan
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for United Nations Development Program See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Danny Lebern Glover

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Every day of my life I walk with the idea I am black no matter how successful I am. See more »

Trivia:

Longtime friend of Carl Lumbly. See more »

Trademark:

Raspy voice See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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