Danny Lebern Glover, is an American Actor, movie director, and also political activist. He is very famous for his character, Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon film series.

He played the lead role in, The Color Purple, To Sleep With Anger, Predator 2, Angels in the Outfield, and Operation Dumbo Drop. Glover also starred as a supporting actor in, Silverado, Witness, A Rage In Harlem, Dreamgirls, Shooter, Death At a Funeral, Beyond The Lights Saw, Sorry To Bother You, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, The Dead Don’t Die, Lonesome Dove and Jumanji : The Next Level.

Glover is an active supporter of many Political causes. Glover has received so many awards, including the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the NAACP’s President Award and the Cuban National Medal of Friendship by the Cuban Council of State.

Glover also received the nominations for 4 Primetime Emmy Awards, 4 Grammy Awards, and a Daytime Emmy Award. Danny, was inducted into the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame, in 2023. Indiewire named Danny, one of the best actors never to have received any Academy Award nomination.

Glover was born in San Francisco, California, his mother, Carrie and his father, James Glover. Glover’s parents were postal workers, and they were active in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), working to advance same rights.

Glover’s mother, was a daughter of a midwife, and she was born in Louisville, Georgia and completed her graduation from Paine College in Augusta, Georgia. Glover’s father was a world War ll veteran. He studied from George Washington high school in San Francisco.IMAGE SOURCE GOOGLEWhen he was adolescent, he had Epilepsy, but had not a seizure since age 35 years old. Epilepsy is a disorder where the brain characterized by repeated seizures. A seizure is basically said as a sudden alteration of behaviour due to sudden changes in the electrical functioning of the brain.

Danny attended, San Francisco State University (SFSU) in the late 1960s but didn’t completed his graduation. After the passage of time he honored by the Presidential medal of San Francisco State university for his service to education. He learned at the Black Actor’s workshop of the American Conservatory Theater… Before doing theatre he worked in city administration working on community development.

He addressed:

“I never thought it was a hard transition. Acting is a place that can become a transferring of knowledge. Art is a way of experience, to face troubles and facing your own feelings- all within that realm if the capacity it showed. May be, it have been a leap of trust for me, given not just my learning disability, but also the fact that I feel like awkward.

I felt all the things someone that’s 6’3” or 6’4” feels and with my own little expectations of who I could be and would feel. Whether it’s art, acting or theatre that I have loved myself so I put more passion and more energy into it”.

In 2004, he starred as Detective, Dabid Tapp, in film Saw. The film was a low budget horror movie. Danny and Joslyn Barnes announced their ideas to make No Fear, in 2005, a film based on, Dr. Marsha Coleman Adebayo’s experience.  He portrayed David Keaton in the film, The Exonerated, a true story based on Keaton’s Experience of being arrested, jailed and then freed from death row.IMAGE SOURCE GOOGLEIn year 2009, Danny portrayed in The People Speak, a documentary film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans, related on historian, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the US…  He portrayed President Wilson, the president of US in 2012, a disaster movie directed by Roland Emmerich and released in theaters November 13, 2009.. In 2010, he starred in a Spanish film, I Want To Be A Soldier. He played in film, Donovan’s Echo in 2012…

Danny try to make a biography film of, Toussaint Louverture for his directional debut.. The film’s cast team were, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Roger Guenveur Smith, Mos Def, Issach De Bankolé, and Richard Bohringer. The movie, estimated to cost $30 million, was planned to start in Poland, shooting late after from, 2006 into early 2007.

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez contributed $18 million to donate the production of Toussaint for Danny, who was popular US supporter to Chávez. After the funding by the president, many Venezuelan filmmakers annoyed, and said  the funding could have donated other homegrown films and that Danny’s film was not even based on Venezuela.

Danny attended the, London Film and Comic Con 2013 at Earls Court 2 over 2.5 days while Friday 5th to Sunday, July 7. Danny attended in a panel talk in McComb, Mississippi on July 16, 2015.

The program, co – sponsored by The Gloster Project and Jubilee Performing Arts Center, including, popular Writers Terry McMillan and Quincy Troupe..  He was the Keynote speaker and 2015 honoree for the MLK celebration series at the Rhode Island school of design.IMAGE SOURCE GOOGLEHe used his career and own story to tell in front of people, on the topic, “creativity and Democracy: Social changes through the Arts. He gave a speech at University of the Virgin Islands, to motivates the students to their future life goals…

In 1975, Danny married to Asake Bomani. And the dua have a daughter, Mandisa, who was born in 1976. Danny and Bomani divorced in 2000. After the passage of times, Danny married go Eliane Cavelleiro in year 2009. They both divorced in 2022… In year 1999, Danny purchased a house in Dunthorpe, Oregon. But as of 2011, he no longer lives in Oregon.

In Maryland, protest by SEIU workers for Sodexo’s illegal behavior of workers, Danny got arrested there on April 16, 2010. Later he released. Danny and others crossed the yellow tape and were asked to step back three times, but they denied so officers arrested them.

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