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Danny Glover Net Worth

Danny Glover Net Worth is
$15 Million

Danny Glover Bio/Wiki 2017

Danny Glover is a well-known performer, director and activist from America. Danny was born on 22 July 1946, in San Francisco, CA, Usa. He’s played in many films including Predator 2, The Color Purple, Witness, Saw and Lethal Weapon. He’s appeared on various Television shows at the same time. He’s an political and social activist. He’s stood up for various significant problems. He could be the kid of Carrie and James Glover. Glover went to San Francisco State University though he dropped from the school. The university afterwards granted Glover a Honorary Degree.

Danny Glover Net Worth $40 Million

As a young man, Glover started to learn playing in a theater nearby. Glover suffered from epilepsy as a Teen. Glover joined the Conservatory Theater in the beginning. Shortly, Glover stepped down from his government occupation and determined o become an actor. In search of more chances, Glover moved to La. He’s done various Television shows. Glover impersonated the character Sergeant Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal weapon show. Glover even impersonated the character of Celies husband in The color Purple. In the movie Witness, he played the part of Lieutenant James McPhee. Saw made his directorial debut in 1994 with the movie Override. The film Witness formed the Robey Theatre Company in 1994 which focused on supplying performing stages to Black People. Glover was widely valued for his character in Predator 2. Glover won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his lead character into sleep with rage. Glover played the part of redwing in the 1995 show Fallen angel. Glover has executively produced various films. He’s supplied his voice in many kids films like the Royal Tenebaums. In 2004, Danny appeared in the film Saw. Glover played the part of Detective David Tapp. Glover played the part of President Wilson in the film 2012′. In 2010, Glover played in a Spanish film named I am interested in being a soldier. Glover starred in the movie Donovans Echo in 2012. Glover started his debut directorial venture in 2006. It turned out to be a film biography of Toussaint Louverture. Many Venezuela citizens opposed his conclusion. But in the Venezuela assembly, yet another fund of $9,840,505 was declared to be paid for the film. Glover called him racist and unjust. Enyioma of Nkwerre means A good buddy. He’s a board member of TransAfrica Forum. He’s garnered this treasure as an outcome of his playing and business ventures. Glover possesses a 6,000 square feet in Oregon which he bought in 1999. He’s played significant parts in many films and is an extremely revered performer in the United Sates.

Famous Quotations By Danny Glover: “However, I believe its very key that theres a strategy for Haiti. And we must start to as progressives and individuals who are concerned about Haiti and have been concerned about Haiti, we must start to develop some kind of consensus, a movement around the Haiti the Haitians see. Since 1957, black people have experienced double digit joblessness in good times and bad times. Consider the people of African Americans in penitentiary. New Orleans is a city whose essential business is the service industry. Thats why it makes its cash. Thats it brings folks to town. Individuals arrive at town and experience the wonders of the amazing city and everything else. The question is that, how can we create occupations which are the occupations that have pay, that living wages? The poet Amiri brought other powerful black writers like Sonia Sanchez, Ed Bullins, Eldridge Cleaver. What appeared was something we called the community communications application. Every day of my life I walk with the notion that I’m black, however successful I’m. And our success is controlled by that; you’re successful in this method given the fact you happen to be black, and most blacks don’t get to that stage”.

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Quick Facts

Full NameDanny Glover
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 22, 1946
DiedJuly 22, 1946
Height1.92 m
ProfessionTelevision producer, Film producer, Activist, Voice Actor, Film director, Singer
EducationSan Francisco State University, George Washington High School, City College of San Francisco
NationalityAmerican
SpouseEliane Cavalleiro, Asake Bomani
ChildrenMandisa Glover
ParentsCarrie Glover, James Glover
SiblingsMartin Glover
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AwardsBET Humanitarian Award, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, NAACP Image Award – Chairman's Award, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Bollywood Movie Award – Outstanding Contribution to Global Entertainment, CableAce Award for Actor in a Movie or Miniseries
NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form, Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing In A Children/Youth/Family Special, Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Duo - Action/Adventure
MoviesLethal Weapon, The Color Purple, Lethal Weapon 4, Lethal Weapon 2, Predator 2, Lethal Weapon 3, Saw, Shooter, Almost Christmas, Dreamgirls, To Sleep with Anger, Honeydripper, The Royal Tenenbaums, Places in the Heart, Beloved, Be Kind Rewind, Manderlay, Angels in the Outfield, Death at a Funeral, Witness, Silverado, Beyond the Lights, Operation Dumbo Drop, Supremacy, Switchback, Bat*21, Pure Luck, The Shaggy Dog, Missing in America, Gone Fishin', Alpha and Omega, The Prince of Egypt, Escape from Alcatraz, Barnyard, Bopha!, The Saint of Fort Washington, A Rage in Harlem, Andròn - The Black Labyrinth, Mr. Pig, Flight of the Intruder, Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou, Antz, Blindness, Complete Unknown, Battle for Terra, The Cookout, Age of the Dragons, The Exonerated, America's Dream, Mooz-lum, Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
TV ShowsTouch, Alex Haley's Queen, Lonesome Dove, Chiefs, Rabbit Ears Productions, Courage


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Endorsed Ralph Nader in the 2000 presidential election of the United States.
2Endorsed Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential election of the United States.
3Huge fan of the San Francisco 49ers.
4In response to an AFI poll, Glover named "In the Heat of the Night" as his favorite film of all-time.
5Trained as an actor with the American Conservatory of Theater (ACT) and the Black Box Theater Company.
6Worked for the San Francisco Mayor's Office for five years following his graduation from college.
7As of 2014, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Places in the Heart (1984), The Color Purple (1985) and Witness (1985).
8Did not start acting until he was 28 years old.
9On April 16, 2010 Danny Glover and 11 others were arrested for trespassing at a Service Employees International Union protest at the Sodexo headquarters. SEIU says it was protesting what it calls Sodexo's unfair and illegal treatment of workers.
10He 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.
11Only child and daughter, Mandisa, was born on January 5, 1976.
12Attended the 43rd Karlovy Vary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. [July 2008]
13Convicted in Niagara Falls, Ontario of trespassing in a hotel during a union rally on September 16, 2006 [January 24, 2008].
14Is one of only three actors to survive a hand-to-hand confrontation with a Predator. The other two being Arnold Schwarzenegger and 'Adrien Brody'.
15Was member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004.
16Personally mentored Eli Harris.
17Took an eight day tour of South Africa with Alfre Woodard, Angela Bassett, Alexandra Paul and Delroy Lindo to urge Blacks there to participate in that country's first fully democratic national election in 1994.
18The son of postal workers and the oldest of five children.
19In 1999 he paid $1.3 million for a five-bedroom, 6,000 sq. foot home in Portland, Oregon.
20He donated $1 million to commence TransAfrica Forum's $5 million Capital Campaign.
21Has done Goodwill Ambassador work in Ethiopia.
22Good friends with Alfre Woodard.
23Attended the Vienna International Film Festival in October 2006 to support his film Manderlay.
24Admits that he did Gone Fishin' (1997) and Operation Dumbo Drop (1995) strictly for the money.
25His appearance in Shooter (2007) will mark the 15th time he has appeared as a character who works in law enforcement and/or the military.
26Friends with Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez. He has been photographed with both Castro and Chavez on more than one occasion.
27Longtime friend of Carl Lumbly.
28Politically active on issues involving minorities in the U.S., global human rights and AIDS
29Was a member of the Black Student union while attending San Francisco State University.
30Met his wife at what is now San Francisco State University, where he proceeded to wait for a class of hers to get out, just so he could talk to her.
31Will reprise his role in the Athol Furgard play "Master Harold...and the boys", twenty years after first appearing in it. Director Lonny Price will return as the title character.
32Older brother of Martin Glover.
33Narrated the Discovery Channel special 'The Real Eve', about the origin of modern humans and the descent of all people living today from a single African female who lived about 150,000 years BP.
34His mother Carrie Hunley Glover was a 1942 graduate of tiny Paine College in Augusta, Georgia. In 1990, Glover donated $100,000 to endow a scholarship fund in her honor. And in May 2002, Glover spoke at the schools's 120th commencement, and shook the hands of all of 100 graduates.
35His maternal grandmother was a midwife.
36Father of film production assistant Mandisa Glover.
37Received Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts Degree from San Francisco State University 31 May, 1997.
38Film debut, Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
39Attended The Black Actors' Workshop, American Conservatory Theatre.
40Graduated from San Francisco State College.
41Appointed a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Program [March 1998]


Net Worth & Salary

TitleSalary
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)$7,000,000
Gone Fishin' (1997)$2,000,000


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Catchphrase: "Too old for this shit"
2Elongated face
3Raspy voice


Quotes

#Quote
1[on "Places in the Heart"] I have a rural background. I was born in Georgia, and my grandparents have a farm in Georgia. My grandparents have influenced me a great deal in my portrayal of Moze. My grandfather is ninety years old. When I'm around him, I see a sense of history. He's lived through so much. My grandparents are do beautiful; they come from the earth.
2[In a 1985 interview] I pray. I pray a lot. I read the Bible. I feel fortunate in that sense. I don't do it by myself. There's somebody watching me up there, and there's somebody watching me down here too!
3Some 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.
4Meeting someone, seeing someone, finding someone, finding a relationship with somebody that you didn't anticipate. I'm challenged all the time with keeping that space open.
5It would be extraordinary for [the American] film culture to unravel slavery but it doesn't. People are afraid to deal with it. There is no framework for people to unravel it.
6Every day of my life I walk with the idea I am black no matter how successful I am.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Asia Pacific Screen AwardAsia Pacific Screen AwardsBest FilmRak ti Khon Kaen (2015)Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Keith Griffiths

Simon Field

Charles de Meaux

Michael Weber

Hans W. Geissendörfer

Viola Fügen

Najwa Abu Bakar

Moisés Cosío

Eric Vogel

Ingunn Sundelin

Joslyn Barnes

Caroleen Feeney
2008Festival President's AwardKarlovy Vary International Film Festival
2007Lifetime Achievement AwardDubai International Film Festival
2005Angel Film AwardMonaco International Film FestivalBest ActorMissing in America (2005)
2004BET AwardBET AwardsHumanitarian Award
2003Chairman's AwardImage Awards
2003Lifetime Achievement AwardLos Angeles Pan African Film Festival
2002Lifetime Achievement AwardJamerican International Film Festival
2001Christopher AwardChristopher AwardsTelevision & CableFreedom Song (2000)Phil Alden Robinson (director/writer/executive producer)

Stanley Weiser (writer)

Amanda DiGiulio (producer)

Sean Daniel (executive producer)

Carolyn McDonald (executive producer)
2001Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialFreedom Song (2000)
1999Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Motion PictureBeloved (1998)
1997Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Television Movie or Mini-SeriesCarolyn McDonald (Executive Producer)

David Knoller (Producer)
1996CableACECableACE AwardsDramatic or Theatrical SpecialAmerica's Dream (1996)Carolyn McDonald (executive producer)

David Knoller (producer)

Ron Stacker Thompson (co-producer)

Ashley Tyler (co-producer)
1996CableACECableACE AwardsActor in a Dramatic Special or SeriesAmerica's Dream (1996)
1995Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Television Movie or Mini-SeriesQueen (1993)
1994Humanitarian AwardWomen in Film Crystal Awards
1993MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest On-Screen DuoLethal Weapon 3 (1992)Mel Gibson
1993Piper-Heidsieck AwardSan Francisco International Film Festival
1991Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Male LeadTo Sleep with Anger (1990)
1990Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Mini-Series or Television MovieMandela (1987)
1989ACECableACE AwardsActor in a Movie or MiniseriesMandela (1987)
1989Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Motion PictureLethal Weapon (1987)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureBeyond the Lights (2014)
2014Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie or Mini-SeriesMuhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
2014Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialMuhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
2013Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsNetwork/Cable - Best Supporting ActorHannah's Law (2012)
2010Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture2012 (2009)
2010EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Informational Programming - Long FormTrouble the Water (2008)Tia Lessin (director/producer)

Carl Deal (director/producer)

Amir Bar-Lev (co-producer)

Woody Richman (co-producer)

David Alcaro (executive producer)

Joslyn Barnes (executive producer)

Sheila Nevins (executive producer)

Todd Olson (executive producer)

Nancy Abraham (senior producer)
2009Video Source AwardInternational Documentary AssociationSoundtrack for a Revolution (2009)Bill Guttentag (director/producer/writer)

Dan Sturman (director/producer/writer)

Joslyn Barnes (producer)

Jim Czarnecki (producer)

Dylan Nelson (producer)

Gina Harrell (executive producer)

Mark Downie (executive producer)

Marc Henry Johnson (executive producer)
2009Music Documentary AwardInternational Documentary AssociationSoundtrack for a Revolution (2009)Bill Guttentag (director/producer/writer)

Dan Sturman (director/producer/writer)

Joslyn Barnes (producer)

Jim Czarnecki (producer)

Dylan Nelson (producer)

Gina Harrell (executive producer)

Mark Downie (executive producer)

Marc Henry Johnson (executive producer)
2009Pare Lorentz AwardInternational Documentary AssociationSoundtrack for a Revolution (2009)Bill Guttentag (director/producer/writer)

Dan Sturman (director/producer/writer)

Joslyn Barnes (producer)

Jim Czarnecki (producer)

Dylan Nelson (producer)

Gina Harrell (executive producer)

Mark Downie (executive producer)

Marc Henry Johnson (executive producer)
2008GenieGenie AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting RolePoor Boy's Game (2007)
2008Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Guest ActorBrothers & Sisters (2006)
2008VFCC AwardVancouver Film Critics CircleBest Supporting Actor in a Canadian FilmPoor Boy's Game (2007)
2007Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Acting EnsembleDreamgirls (2006)Eddie Murphy

Beyoncé Knowles

Jennifer Hudson

Anika Noni Rose

Jamie Foxx

Keith Robinson

Sharon Leal

Hinton Battle
2007Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastDreamgirls (2006)Hinton Battle

Jamie Foxx

Jennifer Hudson

Beyoncé Knowles

Sharon Leal

Eddie Murphy

Keith Robinson

Anika Noni Rose
2007Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureDreamgirls (2006)
2007ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureDreamgirls (2006)Hinton Battle

Jamie Foxx

Jennifer Hudson

Beyoncé Knowles

Sharon Leal

Eddie Murphy

Keith Robinson

Anika Noni Rose
2004Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsTelevision: Best ActorGood Fences (2003)
2004Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Television or Mini-Series FilmGood Fences (2003)Whoopi Goldberg
2004Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic SpecialGood Fences (2003)
2003Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Directing in a Children's SpecialJust a Dream (2002)
2002Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsNetwork/Cable - Best Actor3 A.M. (2001)
2002PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Acting EnsembleThe Royal Tenenbaums (2001)Gene Hackman

Anjelica Huston

Bill Murray

Gwyneth Paltrow

Ben Stiller

Luke Wilson

Owen Wilson
2001ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleThe Royal Tenenbaums (2001)Gene Hackman

Anjelica Huston

Bill Murray

Gwyneth Paltrow

Ben Stiller

Luke Wilson

Owen Wilson
2001ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesFreedom Song (2000)
2000Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieFreedom Song (2000)
1999Black Film AwardAcapulco Black Film FestivalBest ActorBeloved (1998)
1999Blockbuster Entertainment AwardBlockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Duo - Action/AdventureLethal Weapon 4 (1998)Mel Gibson
1999MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Action SequenceLethal Weapon 4 (1998)Mel Gibson
1998Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureThe Rainmaker (1997)
1998Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Television Movie or Mini-SeriesBuffalo Soldiers (1997)
1996Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actor in a Drama SeriesFallen Angels (1993)
1996CableACECableACE AwardsDramatic or Theatrical SpecialAmerica's Dream (1996)Carolyn McDonald (executive producer)

David Knoller (producer)

Ron Stacker Thompson (co-producer)

Ashley Tyler (co-producer)
1996CableACECableACE AwardsDramatic or Theatrical SpecialAmerica's Dream (1996)Carolyn McDonald (executive producer)

David Knoller (producer)

Ron Stacker Thompson (co-producer)

Ashley Tyler (co-producer)
1996Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in an Animated/Live-Action/Dramatic Youth or Children's Series/SpecialHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)
1995Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Motion PictureBopha! (1993)
1993American Television AwardAmerican Television AwardsBest Actor in a MiniseriesQueen (1993)
1989Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a SpecialLonesome Dove (1989)
1988Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a SpecialMandela (1987)
1988ACECableACE AwardsActor in a Theatrical or Dramatic SpecialTall Tales & Legends (1985)

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1991NSFC AwardNational Society of Film Critics Awards, USABest ActorTo Sleep with Anger (1990)

3rd Place Awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1990NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ActorTo Sleep with Anger (1990)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou2015Bernie Pope
Toxin2015Dr. Locke
Day of the Mummy2014Carl
Gus - Petit oiseau, grand voyage2014Darius (English version, voice)
Beyond the Lights2014Captain Nicol
2047: Sights of Death2014Sponge
Supremacy2014/IMr. Walker
Ninja Immovable Heart2014Ex Director Matthew Reynolds
Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses2014VideoBernie Pope
Rage2014Det. Peter St. John
American Dad!2013TV SeriesMinstrel Krampus
Extraction2013/IIHarding
Tula: The Revolt2013Shinishi
A Way Back Home2013TV MovieCharlie Shuffleton
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight2013Thurgood Marshall
Space Warriors2013Commander
The Shift2013Floyd
Highland Park2013Ed
From Above2013William Ward
The Bouquet2013Reverend John
Ironside2013TV SeriesFrank
The Children's Republic2012Dubem
Hannah's Law2012TV MovieIsom Dart
Touch2012TV SeriesArthur Teller
Sins Expiation2012Father Leonard
LUV2012Arthur
Heart of Blackness2011Vaudreuil
Psych2011TV SeriesMel Hornsby
Mysteria2011Investigator
Donovan's Echo2011Donovan Matheson
Playing Doctor2011ShortDr. Arnett
Leverage2011TV SeriesCharlie Lawson
Age of the Dragons2011Ahab
Son of Morning2011Gabriel Peters
Five Minarets in New York2010Marcus
De mayor quiero ser soldado2010School Director
Mooz-Lum2010Dean Francis
Legendary2010Harry 'Red' Newman
Alpha and Omega2010Winston (voice)
I'm Still Here2010/IDanny Glover
För kärleken2010Franzis Namazi
Second Line2010ShortBusinessman
Death at a Funeral2010Uncle Russell
Human Target2010TV SeriesClient
American Masters2010TV Series documentaryNarrator
Down for Life2009Mr. Shannon
20122009/IPresident Thomas Wilson
Nite Tales: The Series2009TV SeriesJeremiah
The Harimaya Bridge2009Joseph Holder
Night Train2009/IMiles
My Name Is Earl2009TV SeriesThomas
This Life2008Bill
Prana2008ShortOwner
Gospel Hill2008John Malcolm
Unstable Fables: Tortoise vs. Hare2008VideoWalter Tortoise (voice)
Back at the Barnyard2008TV SeriesMiles the Mule
Blindness2008Man with Black Eye Patch
Brothers & Sisters2007-2008TV SeriesIsaac Marshall
Be Kind Rewind2008Mr. Fletcher
Honeydripper2007Tyrone Purvis
Battle for Terra2007President Chen (voice)
Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation2007Priest - friend of Sam Nujoma
Shooter2007/IColonel Isaac Johnson
Poor Boy's Game2007George
Take 32006TV SeriesCol. Weldon
Dreamgirls2006Marty Madison
Barnyard2006Miles the Mule (voice)
Bamako2006Cow-boy
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit2006VideoBrer Turtle (voice)
The Shaggy Dog2006Ken Hollister
P.N.O.K.2005ShortCol. Weldon
ER2005TV SeriesCharlie Pratt Sr.
Missing in America2005Jake Neeley
Manderlay2005Wilhelm
The Exonerated2005TV MovieDavid Keaton
Earthsea2005TV Mini-SeriesOgion
The Cookout2004Judge Crowley
Saw2004Detective David Tapp
The Law and Mr. Lee2003TV MovieHenry Lee
Biography2003TV Series documentaryNarrator
Good Fences2003TV MovieTom Spader
The Royal Tenenbaums2001Henry Sherman
3 A.M.2001Hershey
Boesman and Lena2000Boesman
Bàttu2000
Freedom Song2000TV MovieWill Walker
Our Friend, Martin1999VideoTrain Conductor (voice)
The Monster1999/IHenry Johnson
The Prince of Egypt1998Jethro (voice)
Beloved1998Paul D
Antz1998Barbatus (voice)
Lethal Weapon 41998Roger Murtaugh
Buffalo Soldiers1997TV MovieSgt. Washington Wyatt
The Rainmaker1997Judge Tyrone Kipler (uncredited)
Switchback1997Bob Goodall
Wild America1997Bigfoot the Mountain Man (uncredited)
Gone Fishin'1997Gus Green
Harriet the Spy1996Cop (uncredited)
America's Dream1996TV MovieSilas (segment "Long Black Song")
Fallen Angels1995TV SeriesPhilip Marlowe
Operation Dumbo Drop1995Capt. Sam Cahill
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995TV SeriesKing
Angels in the Outfield1994George Knox
Maverick1994Bank Robber (uncredited)
Bopha!1993Micah Mangena
The Saint of Fort Washington1993Jerry / Narrator
The Talking Eggs1993TV MovieNarrator (voice)
Queen1993TV Mini-SeriesAlec Haley
The Untold West1993TV SeriesNarrator
Lethal Weapon 31992Roger Murtaugh
Grand Canyon1991Simon
Captain Planet and the Planeteers1991TV SeriesProfessor Apollo
Pure Luck1991Raymond Campanella
A Rage in Harlem1991Easy Money
Flight of the Intruder1991Cmdr. Frank 'Dooke' Camparelli
Brer Rabbit and the Wonderful Tar Baby1991Video GameNarrator (voice, as Danny Lebern Glover)
Predator 21990Lieutenant Mike Harrigan
To Sleep with Anger1990Harry
Lethal Weapon 21989Roger Murtaugh
Saturday Night Live1989TV SeriesRoger Murtaugh
Dead Man Out1989TV MovieDr. Alex Marsh
Lonesome Dove1989TV Mini-SeriesJoshua Deets
American Playhouse1983-1989TV SeriesWalter Lee Younger / Lester
Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl1989Video shortDanny Glover (uncredited)
Rabbit Ears: How the Leopard Got His Spots1989Video shortNarrator (English version, voice)
Bat*211988Captain Bartholomew Clark
A Place at the Table1988TV MovieMr. Scott
Mandela1987TV MovieNelson Mandela
Lethal Weapon1987Roger Murtaugh
Tall Tales & Legends1986TV SeriesJohn Henry
The Color Purple1985Albert
Silverado1985Mal
Witness1985McFee
And the Children Shall Lead1985TV MovieWilliam
The Stand-In1985Apples finnerty
Places in the Heart1984Moze
Iceman1984Loomis
Memorial Day1983TV MovieWillie Monroe
Chiefs1983TV Mini-SeriesMarshall Peters
The Face of Rage1983TV MovieGary
Out1982Jojo / Roland
Gimme a Break!1981TV SeriesBill
Hill Street Blues1981TV SeriesJesse John Hudson
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash1981Morgan
The Greatest American Hero1981TV SeriesVice Officer
Palmerstown, U.S.A.1981TV SeriesHarley
Paris1979TV Series
Lou Grant1979TV SeriesLeroy
Escape from Alcatraz1979Inmate
B.J. and the Bear1979TV SeriesMac Thomas, TV Reporter
The LighthouseDuncan
Death Race: Anarchy2018completedBaltimore Bob
Old Man and the Gun2018post-production
Proud Mary2018/Ipost-productionActor
Killing Winston Jones2018completedWashington Carver
Tour De Pharmacy2017TV Movie post-production
Asher2017/Ipre-production
Buckout Road2017completedDr. Powell
Come Sunday2017/Ipost-productionGilbert Pearson
83 DaysannouncedOakley
Long Day Journeypost-production
Prairie BonesannouncedHappy
Terra Infirmapre-production
The Ninja He Will RiseannouncedDirector Matthew Reynolds (rumored)
Extortion2017Constable Haagen
Cold Case Files2017TV SeriesNarrator
Cold Case Files2017TV Series documentaryNarrator
The Good Catholic2017Victor
Monster Trucks2016Mr. Weathers
Mozart in the Jungle2016TV SeriesMayor
Almost Christmas2016Walter
Against the Wall2016/IShort
Vagabonds2016ShortUncle Issa
Pushing Dead2016Bob
Back in the Day2016Eddie 'Rocks' Travor
93 Days2016Dr. Benjamin Ohiaeri
Dark Web2016
Criminal Minds2016TV SeriesHank Morgan
Sr. Pig2016Ambrose
Complete Unknown2016Roger
Dirty Grandpa2016Stinky
Andron2015Chancellor Gordon
Consumed2015/IIHal
Diablo2015Benjamin Carver
Gridlocked2015Sully
Waffle Street2015Edward Collins
Checkmate2015/IElohim
About Scout2015Red Freston
Ninja Interlude2015ShortMatthew Reynolds

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Angels Are Made of Light2017Documentary executive producer post-production
Zama2017co-producer completed
Strong Island2017Documentary executive producer
White Sun2016executive producer
The House on Coco Road2016Documentary producer
Shadow World2016Documentary executive producer
This Changes Everything2015Documentary executive producer
Cemetery of Splendor2015co-producer
Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou2015associate producer
Om våld2014Documentary co-producer
Independent LensTV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode, 2013 co-producer - 1 episode, 2012
The Welcome Table Project2013TV Series documentary short co-executive producer
Lamma shoftak2012consulting producer
Highway2012/Ico-producer
The House I Live In2012Documentary executive producer
Shenandoah2012Documentary executive producer
Dum Maaro Dum2011executive producer
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-19752011Documentary co-producer
American Experience2011TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode
The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan2010Documentary executive producer
Loong Boonmee raleuk chat2010associate producer: Louverture Films
The Harimaya Bridge2009executive producer
The Time that Remains2009associate producer
Soundtrack for a Revolution2009Documentary executive producer
Milh Hadha al-Bahr2008co-producer
Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday2008Documentary executive producer
Trouble the Water2008Documentary executive producer
Bamako2006executive producer
The Law and Mr. Lee2003TV Movie producer
Good Fences2003TV Movie producer
3 A.M.2001executive producer
Courage2000TV Series executive producer
Freedom Song2000TV Movie executive producer
Buffalo Soldiers1997TV Movie executive producer
Screen Two1996TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
America's Dream1996TV Movie executive producer
To Sleep with Anger1990executive producer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Second Line2010Short
Just a Dream2002
Override1994TV Short

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Honeydripper2007performer: "Going Down Slow"
Beloved1998performer: "Little Rice, Little Bean", "Black Women - Wild Ox Moan"

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Great Railway Journeys1999TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Woman Thou Art Loosed2004financier

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Overdrive2014Documentary short special thanks
The Blockbuster Buster2013TV Series dedicatee - 1 episode
The Prosecution of an American President2012Documentary thanks
P.O.V.2010TV Series documentary additional thanks - 1 episode
Trumbo2007Documentary very special thanks
Cultivating a Classic: The Making of 'The Color Purple'2003Video documentary short special thanks
A Collaboration of Spirits: Casting and Acting 'The Color Purple'2003Video documentary short special thanks
Pure Lethal!: New Angles, New Scenes, and Explosive Outtakes1998Video documentary short special thanks
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt1989Documentary special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mo'Nique Show2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Last Call with Carson Daly2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Mark Twain Prize: Bill Cosby2009TV MovieHimself
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHimself
The Fabulous Picture Show2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Slap the Donkey2009DocumentaryNarrator
PoliWood2009DocumentaryHimself
Séries express2009TV SeriesHimself
The 40th NAACP Image Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
The End of the World: The Actor's Perspective2009Documentary shortHimself
16th Annual Trumpet Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action2008DocumentaryHimself
A Vision of Blindness2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sidney Poitier, un outsider à Hollywood2008TV Movie documentary
The Garden2008/IDocumentaryHimself
Fespaco2008Video documentaryNarrator
Sex: The Revolution2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Breakfast2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Tiny Tears2008DocumentaryNarrator
Praise the Lord2008TV SeriesHimself
The BET Honors2008TV MovieHimself
Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday2008DocumentaryHimself - UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
The Truth with Jeff Johnson2008TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Dreamgirls: T4 Movie Special2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The View2003-2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Hour2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Deal or No Deal2007TV SeriesHimself
Planet Voice2007TV SeriesHimself
The History Channel Presents: The Civil War2007Video documentary
Weekend Sunrise2007TV SeriesHimself
Fespaco2007Documentary voice
Rwanda Rising2007DocumentaryFather Aime Rukanika (voice)
The 100 Best Black Movies (Ever)2007DocumentaryHimself
Film '722007TV SeriesHimself
TV One on One2007TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
HBO First Look2006TV Series documentary shortHimself
Utter Talent: Voices of Barnyard2006Video documentary short
Canada A.M.2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Paul O'Grady Show2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Willie Francis Must Die Again2006DocumentaryNarrator
Real Time with Bill Maher2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Reichen Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Picture This: A Fight to Save Joe2005DocumentaryNarrator
The Cannes Experience: Manderlay 20052005Video documentary shortHimself / Wilhelm
Le vrai journal2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Peace! DVD2005Video documentaryHimself
Live from Lincoln Center2005TV SeriesHimself
Aristide and the Endless Revolution2005DocumentaryHimself
Caiga quien caiga2005TV SeriesHimself
California Entertainment Weekly2005TV SeriesHimself
Ruben & Joonas2005TV SeriesHimself
The Predator Goes to Town2005Video shortHimself
In Pursuit of Happiness2005DocumentaryNarration
Richard & Judy2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
E! True Hollywood Story2004TV Series documentaryHimself
4th Annual BET Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
2004 Trumpet Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
Conakry Kas2004Documentary
The Art of Romare Bearden2003Documentary voice
The 57th Annual Tony Awards2003TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
A Collaboration of Spirits: Casting and Acting 'The Color Purple'2003Video documentary shortHimself
Pandemic: Facing AIDS2003TV Mini-Series documentaryNarrator (voice)
34th NAACP Image Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
The John Garfield Story2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
What's Going On?2003TV Series documentary
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
XXI Century2003TV Series documentaryHimself - Actor
Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election2002DocumentaryHimself
The Real Eve2002TV Movie documentaryNarrator
8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1998-2002TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Independent View2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Essence Awards2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hollywood Squares1999-2001TV SeriesHimself
Ennis' Gift2000DocumentaryHimself
An Evening with Harry Belafonte2000TV MovieHimself
Courage2000TV SeriesHimself - Host
Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration2000TV Special documentaryHimself
The Hunger Heroes2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Mundo VIP1998-2000TV SeriesHimself
2000 Essence Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
The Mark Twain Prize: Richard Pryor1999TV MovieHimself
The 1999 Annual Los Angeles Ovation Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Scared Straight! 20 Years Later1999TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Great Railway Journeys1999TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-1999TV SeriesHimself - Guest
1999 Essence Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
Celebrity Profile1999TV Series documentaryHimself
The People vs. Shintech1999Video documentaryCharacter
Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Lethal Weapon 4: Cast and Crew Interviews1998Video documentary shortHimself
Charlie Rose1997-1998TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman1996-1998TV SeriesHimself
Today1989-1998TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Inside the Actors Studio1998TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Can't You Hear the Wind Howl? The Life & Music of Robert Johnson1998DocumentaryHimself - Narrator (voice)
Life by the Numbers1998TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Host
Pure Lethal!: New Angles, New Scenes, and Explosive Outtakes1998Video documentary shortHimself - Host
Soldier Child1998DocumentaryNarrator
The Secret World of 'Antz'1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Forsaken Cries: The Story of Rwanda1997Documentary shortNarrator (voice)
Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II1997Video documentaryHimself (segment "Liberian Girl")
Stunts & Action of 'Lethal Weapon 2'1997Video shortHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steven Spielberg1996TV Special documentaryHimself
Encyclopedia of Martial Arts: Hollywood Celebrities1995Video documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
Civil War Journal1993-1995TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
Planet Hollywood Sydney Grand Opening1995TV SpecialHimself
Howard Stern1994TV SeriesHimself - Guest
VH1 Honors1994TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Arsenio Hall Show1989-1994TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 36th Annual Grammy Awards1994TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Canceled Lives: Letters from the Inside1993Video documentaryHimself (voice)
Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame1993TV Special documentaryHimself
1993 Essence Awards1993TV SpecialHimself - Host
Magic Johnson: Always Showtime1993Video documentaryNarrator (voice)
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Sidney Poitier1992TV SpecialHimself
Entertainment UK1992TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Filmreview1992TV SeriesHimself
The 46th Annual Tony Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Direction of a Play
The 13th Annual CableACE Awards1992TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1992TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Mel Gibson's Video Diary 2: Lethal Weapon 31991TV Special shortHimself
A Party for Richard Pryor1991TV Special documentaryHimself
Lonesome Dove: The Making of an Epic1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 63rd Annual Academy Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Film Editing
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988-1991TV SeriesHimself
The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Predator 2: Creating the Ultimate Hunter1990Video shortHimself
The Predator 2: International1990Video shortHimself
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: 'Born on the Fourth of July' Clip
22nd NAACP Image Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
The 5th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar1989TV MovieHimself
The 41st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
Late Night with David Letterman1989TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 10th Annual National CableACE Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
21st NAACP Image Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Hollywood on Horses1989Video documentaryHimself
Mel Gibson's Unauthorized Video Diary1989TV ShortHimself
Premiere: Inside the Summer Blockbusters1989TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 60th Annual Academy Awards1988TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Best Cinematography
20th NAACP Image Awards1988TV SpecialHimself
The Ultimate Stuntman: A Tribute to Dar Robinson1987TV Movie documentaryHimself
Oscar Micheaux, Film Pioneer1981Documentary shortOscar Micheaux
The 38th Annual Young Artist Awards2017post-productionHimself
Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl2017Documentary filmingHimself
The Survivor's Guide to Prison2017Documentary post-productionHimself
American Dream: The MovieDocumentary post-productionInterviewee
Don't Make Me OverDocumentary filmingMansel Warwick
DreadtownDocumentary post-productionNarrator
The Black LineDocumentary announced
Independent Lens2017TV Series documentaryNarrator
Made in Hollywood2010-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2016TV SeriesHimself
The American West2016TV Mini-SeriesHimself, Actor, Silverado / Himself - Actor, 'Silverado'
Unsung Hollywood2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Agents of Change2016DocumentaryHimself
Oprah Goes to Broadway: The Color Purple2015Himself
Brisant2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Caffeinated2015DocumentaryCoffee Lover
P.O.V.2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee2014DocumentaryHimself
We Are Many2014DocumentaryHimself
The Making of Bad Asses2014Video documentary shortHimself
The Dr. Susan Block Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Legalize It2014DocumentaryHimself
Contrast of Evil2013Documentary shortHimself
Programa do Jô2013TV SeriesHimself
American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs2013DocumentaryHimself
Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth2013DocumentaryHimself
One for Ten2013Documentary shortHimself (voice)
Democracy Now!2010-2012TV SeriesHimself
Casting By2012DocumentaryHimself
Renaissance Men2012Video shortHimself (voice)
Occupy Los Angeles2012DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America2012DocumentaryCount Basie (voice)
A Family Affair: Bringing 'Lethal Weapon' to Life2012Video documentary shortHimself
Maximum Impact: The Legacy of 'Lethal Weapon'2012Video documentary shortHimself
Psycho Pension: The Genesis of 'Lethal Weapon'2012Video documentary shortHimself
Pulling the Trigger: Expanding the World of 'Lethal Weapon'2012Video documentary shortHimself
Página 22012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The MLK Streets Project2012Documentary shortNarrator
Rise Like Lions2011DocumentaryHimself (Occupy Oakland)
Tavis Smiley2004-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Save the Farm2011Documentary shortHimself - Actor & Activist
At the End of Slavery2010Documentary voice
We the People: From Crispus Attucks to President Barack Obama2010Documentary
Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?2010Documentary
The Oprah Winfrey Show1998-2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Paul D
The Barrel of a Gun2010Documentary
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007-2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Mark at the Movies2010TV SeriesHimself
Roland Emmerich: Master of the Modern Epic2010Video shortHimself
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots2010TV Movie documentary voice
The People Speak2009DocumentaryHimself
Moving Pictures Live!2009TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra2016TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2016TV SeriesHimself
No Sleep TV32016TV SeriesPaul D.
Edición Especial Coleccionista2012TV SeriesRoger Murtaugh
Whistleblowers: The Untold Stories2012TV SeriesHimself - Award Winning Actor
Touch2012TV SeriesArthur Teller
Gomorron2010TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s2009Video documentaryHimself
American Masters2009TV Series documentary
How I Met Your Mother2009TV SeriesRoger Murtaugh
Saw V2008David Tapp
Oscar, que empiece el espectáculo2008TV Movie documentarySergeant Roger Murtaugh (uncredited)
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself
Francis Ford Coppola Directs 'John Grisham's The Rainmaker'2007Video documentary shortHimself
Cannes 2006: Crónica de Carlos Boyero2006TV MovieHimself
The Road to Manderlay2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
La Marató 20052005TV SpecialHimself
Best of ITV Wrestling2005VideoHimself
The Hunters and the Hunted: The Making of 'Predator 2'2005Video documentary shortHimself
Century of Black Cinema2003Video documentaryHimself
Francis Veber artisan du rire: La mécanique dure rire2002Video documentaryRaymond Campanella
The Making of 'Silverado'1999Video documentary shortHimself
Classified X1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Biography1996TV Series documentaryHimself
Empire of the Censors1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
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