Danny Glover

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Danny Glover
Age77
Full NameDanny Lebern Glover
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Biography

His Royal Highness, Danny Glover, has been a beacon of light on the grandest of stages for over three decades. Born in San Francisco, California to hard-working, civil rights-active parents, Glover set his sights on the world of acting and trained at the esteemed Black Actors' Workshop of the American Conservatory Theater. His Broadway debut in Master Harold...and the Boys commanded attention and led to his first major leading role in the Oscar®-nominated Best Picture Places in the Heart. The following year, Glover starred in two more Best Picture nominees, Witness and The Color Purple. His Royal Highness then partnered with Mel Gibson for the first Lethal Weapon film and went on to star in three further successful sequels. In addition to his illustrious career, His Royal Highness has dedicated his time and energy to community service and activism.

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Media
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  • Marvel Wastelanders: Old Man Star-Lord
  • Hollywood on Horses
  • Lonesome Dove
  • Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee
  • Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution
  • Capernaum
  • Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II
  • Strive
  • Francis Ford Coppola Directs 'John Grisham's the Rainmaker'
  • Chiefs
  • For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  • American Dreamer
  • Independent Lens
  • Cold Case Files
  • Julia Stone: Dance
  • Rwanda Rising
  • The Color Purple
  • Great Railway Journeys
  • President
  • Saw
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • The Law and Mr. Lee
  • Escape from Alcatraz
  • Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?
  • Lethal Weapon
  • Queen
  • Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth
  • Pandemic: Facing AIDS
  • Vagabonds
  • Places in the Heart
  • Classified X
  • Witness
  • Brothers & Sisters
  • The American West
  • Prayers for the Stolen
  • The People Speak
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • Black-ish
  • Touch
  • Freedom Song
  • Tall Tales & Legends
  • The Rainmaker
  • To Sleep with Anger
  • Lethal Weapon 2
  • Silverado
  • Manderlay
  • The Saint of Fort Washington
  • Tour de Pharmacy
  • Survivors Guide To Prison

Family Tree

Born in San Francisco to two civil rights activists and postal workers, Carrie and James Glover, Danny began honing his craft at the esteemed Black Actors' Workshop of the American Conservatory Theater. His Broadway debut in Fugard's Master Harold...and the Boys thrust Danny into the national spotlight, leading to his first leading role in Robert Benton's Oscar®-nominated Best Picture Places in the Heart in 1984. Since then, Danny has gone on to become an icon who has left an indelible mark in the entertainment industry.

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