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DANNY GLOVER BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Danny Glover was born the oldest of five children on July 22nd, 1946 in San Francisco, California with the birth name Danny Lebern Glover.  His parents, Carrie and James Glover were both employees of the postal service as well as members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
 
After Glover completed his high school degree at George Washington High he enrolled at City College of San Francisco and then earned a degree in economics from American University in 1968.
 
His first type of employment was working in city administration with the Conservatory Theater and also on the side he began his involvement with acting training at the Shelton Actors Lab in San Francisco.
 
After deciding on a career as an actor he began with stage acting.  After gaining some experience, Glover decided to relocate to Los Angeles, California and began looking for work.  His film debut was in 1979 in, “Escape from Alcatraz”. 
 
He became best known to viewers for his work on the "Lethal Weapons" series of action films playing Los Angeles Police Sergeant, Roger Murtaugh.  Other prominent roles he added to his resume were roles in the film, "Predator 2", "To Sleep with Anger", "Royal Teenenbaums" (2001), "Saw" (2004), "2012" (2009) and "I Want to Be a Soldier" (2010) which was actually a Spanish film.
 
Not only has he made an appearance in a number of films, Glover has also been involved in a variety of voice over projects for such children's movies as, "The Adventures of Brer Rabbit" (2006).
 
Along with his career as an actor, he has also worked on the other side of the industry as a director for such projects as the television short film, "Override" (1994).  He was also responsible for co founding the Robey Theatre Company in Los Angeles, California.  He also won an Independent Spirit Award for his involvement as executive producer and actor in, “To Sleep with Anger”. 
 
His last film appearances will soon release in 2012 with roles in, "Macbett", "Praire Bones" and Chapo".  Not only does he remain working in the industry as a highly successful actor he is also very involved in a number of other humanitarian causes.  He feels very strongly about economic justice and fair access to healthcare within the United States as well as in Africa as well as currently serving as a UNICEF ambassador.
 
Danny has married twice throughout his lifetime.  His first wife was Asake Bomani whom he wed in 1975 and had one child with before the marriage ended in divorce in 2000.  He then married Eliane Cavalleiro in 2009 and they remain married today.
 
He remains working in the industry and continues to be involved with a number of charitable organizations such as his latest donation of $1 million to TransAfrica Forum’s $5 million Capital Campaign.


Filmography

2012 Chapo
2012 Prairie Bones
2012 Macbett
2012 Gametime 
2012 Mentryville
2013 LUV
2012 Chasing Shakespeare 
2012 Touch 
2012 Hannah's Law 
2012 Highland Park 
2010 La république des enfants 
2011 Psych
2011 Mysteria 
2011 Donovan's Echo 
2011 Playing Doctor
2011 Leverage 
2011 Age of the Dragons
2011 Mooz-lum
2011 Son of Morning 
2011 Heart of Blackness 
2010 Five Minarets in New York
2010 I Want to Be a Soldier 
2010 Alpha and Omega 
2010 Legendary 
2010 Dear Alice
2010 Second Line
2010 Death at a Funeral 
2010 Human Target 
2009 2012 
2009 Nite Tales: The Series 
2009 The Harimaya Bridge 
2009 Night Train
2009 My Name Is Earl 
2009 Down for Life 
2008 Prana 
2008 Back at the Barnyard
2008 Unstable Fables: Tortoise vs. Hare
2008 Blindness
2007-2008 Brothers & Sisters 
2008 Gospel Hill
2008 Be Kind Rewind 
2008 This Life 
2007 Honeydripper 
2007 Battle for Terra
2007 Shooter 
2007 Poor Boy's Game
2007 Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation
2006 Dreamgirls
2006 Barnyard 
2006 Bamako
2006 Take 3
2006 The Adventures of Brer Rabbit 
2006 The Shaggy Dog 
2005 ER
2005 Missing in America 
2005 Manderlay
2005 The Exonerated 
2005 P.N.O.K. 
2004 Earthsea 
2004 The Cookout 
2004 Saw 
2003 The Law and Mr. Lee
2003 Biography 
2003 Good Fences
2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
2001 3 A.M. 
2000 Boesman and Lena 
2000 Bàttu 
2000 Freedom Song
1999 The Monster 
1999 Our Friend, Martin
1998 The Prince of Egypt 
1998 Beloved
1998 Antz 
1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back
1998 Lethal Weapon 4
1997 Buffalo Soldiers
1997 The Rainmaker
1997 Switchback 
1997 Wild America 
1997 Gone Fishin' 
1996 America's Dream 
1995 Fallen Angels
1995 Operation Dumbo Drop 
1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
1994 Angels in the Outfield 
1994 Maverick
1993 Bopha!
1993 The Saint of Fort Washington
1993 The Talking Eggs
1993 Queen
1993 The Untold West 
1992 Lethal Weapon 3
1991 Grand Canyon 
1991 Captain Planet and the Planeteers
1991 Pure Luck 
1991 A Rage in Harlem 
1991 Flight of the Intruder
1990 Predator 2
1990 To Sleep with Anger
1989 Lethal Weapon 2
1989 Saturday Night Live
1989 Dead Man Out 
1989 Lonesome Dove 
1989 A Raisin in the Sun 
1989 Rabbit Ears: How the Leopard Got His Spots 
1988 Bat*21 
1988 A Place at the Table
1987 Mandela 
1987 Lethal Weapon
1986 Tall Tales & Legends 
1985 The Color Purple 
1985 Silverado 
1985 Witness 
1985 And the Children Shall Lead 
1985 The Stand-In 
1984 Places in the Heart 
1984 Iceman 
1983 Memorial Day 
1983 Chiefs 
1983 The Face of Rage 
1982 Out 
1981 Gimme a Break! 
1981 Hill Street Blues 
1981 Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
1981 The Greatest American Hero 
1981 Palmerstown, U.S.A. 
1981 Keeping On 
1979 Paris 
1979 Lou Grant 
1979 Escape from Alcatraz 
1979 B.J. and the Bear





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