Danny Glover

Actor + Director + Producer + Activist
Born Jul 22, 1946

Danny Lebern Glover is an American actor, film director and political activist. Glover is well known for his roles as Mr. Albert Johnson in The Color Purple, as Michael Harrigan in Predator 2, as corrupt cop James McFee in Witness, as Detective Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon film franchise, as Detective David Tapp in Saw, and as George Knox in Angels in the Outfield. He has also appeared in many other movies, television shows, and theatrical productions.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Danny Glover.


1946 Birth Born on July 22, 1946.


Glover then moved to Los Angeles for more opportunities in acting, where he would later go on to co-found the Robey Theatre Company with actor Ben Guillory in honor of the actor and concert singer Paul Robeson in Los Angeles in 1994. … Read More
1995 48 Years Old In common with Humphrey Bogart, Elliott Gould and Robert Mitchum, who have played Raymond Chandler's private eye detective Philip Marlowe, Glover played the role in the episode "Red Wind" of the Showtime network's 1995 series Fallen Angels.


1997 - 2001 2 More Events
2004 57 Years Old In 2004, he appeared in the low-budget horror film Saw as Detective David Tapp.
2005 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Glover and Joslyn Barnes announced plans to make No FEAR, a movie about Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo's experience. … Read More
2006 59 Years Old In January 2006, Harry Belafonte led a delegation of activists, including Glover and activist/professor Cornel West, in a meeting with President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez.


2007 60 Years Old …  In May 2007, President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez contributed $18 million to fund the production of Toussaint for Glover, who is a prominent U.S. supporter of Chávez. … Read More
2008 61 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2008, the Venezuelan National Assembly authorized an additional $9,840,505 for Glover's film, which is still in planning.
2009 62 Years Old On September 2, 2009, Glover signed an open letter of objection to the inclusion of a series of films intended to showcase Tel Aviv at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Glover is also an active board member of the TransAfrica Forum. On January 13, 2010, Glover compared the scale and devastation of the 2010 Haiti earthquake to the predicament other island nations may face as a result of the failed Copenhagen summit the previous year. … Read More
…  As of 2011, he no longer lived in Oregon.
2012 65 Years Old 1 More Event
Glover played President Wilson, the President of the United States in 2012, a disaster film directed by Roland Emmerich and released in theaters November 13, 2009. … Read More
2013 66 Years Old Glover appeared at London Film and Comic Con 2013 at Earls Court 2 over 2.5 days during Friday 5th to Sunday July 7.
2015 68 Years Old He participated in a panel discussion in McComb, Mississippi on July 16, 2015.
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