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Birth information

22 July 1946 San Francisco, California, USA

Given Name

Danny Lebern Glover

How tall is Danny Glover?

1.92 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Eliane Cavalleiro
Asake Bomani

Life Story of Danny Glover

Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 35 years.

Glover was born in San Francisco, California, to Carrie (Hunley) and James Glover, postal workers who were also active in civil rights. Glover trained at the Black Actors' Workshop of the American Conservatory Theater. It was his Broadway debut in Fugard's Master Harold...and the Boys, which brought him to national recognition and led director Robert Benton to cast Glover in his first leading role in 1984's Oscar®-nominated Best Picture Places in the Heart.

The following year, Glover starred in two more Best Picture nominees: Peter Weir's Witness and Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple. In 1987, Glover partnered with Mel Gibson in the first Lethal Weapon film and went on to star in three hugely successful Lethal Weapon sequels. Glover has also invested his talents in more personal projects, including the award-winning To Sleep With Anger, which he executive produced and for which he won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor; Bopha!; Manderlay; Missing in America; and the film version of Athol Fugard's play Boesman and...

Significant features of Danny Glover

Raspy voice
Elongated face
Catchphrase: "Too old for this shit"
Towering height and slender frame

How much money has Danny Glover earned?

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

What movies did Danny Glover play or participate?

Producers Filmography
The Drummer , Memoria (2020) , Easter Snap (2019) , The Robeson Effect (2019) , Angels Are Made Of Light (2018) , Aquarela (2018) , Capernaum (2018) , Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018) , Light Years (2017) , That Summer (2017) , Zama (2017) , Strong Island (2017) , White Sun (2016) , The House on Coco Road (2016) , Shadow World (2016) , This Changes Everything (2015) , Cemetery of Splendor (2015) , Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015) , Concerning...

Birth information

22 July 1946 San Francisco, California, USA

Given Name

Danny Lebern Glover

How tall is Danny Glover?

1.92 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Eliane Cavalleiro
Asake Bomani

Life Story of Danny Glover

Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 35 years.

Glover was born in San Francisco, California, to Carrie (Hunley) and James Glover, postal workers who were also active in civil rights. Glover trained at the Black Actors' Workshop of the American Conservatory Theater. It was his Broadway debut in Fugard's Master Harold...and the Boys, which brought him to national recognition and led director Robert Benton to cast Glover in his first leading role in 1984's Oscar®-nominated Best Picture Places in the Heart.

The following year, Glover starred in two more Best Picture nominees: Peter Weir's Witness and Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple. In 1987, Glover partnered with Mel Gibson in the first Lethal Weapon film and went on to star in three hugely successful Lethal Weapon sequels. Glover has also invested his talents in more personal projects, including the award-winning To Sleep With Anger, which he executive produced and for which he won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor; Bopha!; Manderlay; Missing in America; and the film version of Athol Fugard's play Boesman and...

Significant features of Danny Glover

Raspy voice
Elongated face
Catchphrase: "Too old for this shit"
Towering height and slender frame

How much money has Danny Glover earned?

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

What movies did Danny Glover play or participate?

Producers Filmography
The Drummer , Memoria (2020) , Easter Snap (2019) , The Robeson Effect (2019) , Angels Are Made Of Light (2018) , Aquarela (2018) , Capernaum (2018) , Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018) , Light Years (2017) , That Summer (2017) , Zama (2017) , Strong Island (2017) , White Sun (2016) , The House on Coco Road (2016) , Shadow World (2016) , This Changes Everything (2015) , Cemetery of Splendor (2015) , Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015) , Concerning...

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Nicolas Cage and Danny Glover in Tokarev (2014)

Appointed a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Program [March 1998]

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Nicolas Cage and Danny Glover in Tokarev (2014)

Graduated from San Francisco State College.

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Danny Glover and LaKeith Stanfield in Sorry to Bother You (2018)

Attended The Black Actors' Workshop, American Conservatory Theatre.

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Danny Glover in Bopha! - Kampf um Freiheit (1993)

Received Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts Degree from San Francisco State University 31 May, 1997.

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Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, and Kimberly Elise in Menschenkind (1998)

Father of film production assistant Mandisa Glover.

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Danny Glover in Ein Platz im Herzen (1984)

His maternal grandmother was a midwife.

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Danny Glover in Ein Platz im Herzen (1984)

His 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 school's 120th commencement, and shook the hands of all 100 graduates.

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Danny Glover and John Malkovich in Ein Platz im Herzen (1984)

Narrated 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.

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Danny Glover and John Malkovich in Ein Platz im Herzen (1984)

Older brother of Martin Glover.

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Danny Glover in Ein Platz im Herzen (1984)

Will 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.

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Danny Glover in Der einzige Zeuge (1985)

Met 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.

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Danny Glover, Timothy Carhart, and Angus MacInnes in Der einzige Zeuge (1985)

Was a member of the Black Student union while attending San Francisco State University.

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Danny Glover in Toxin (2015)

Politically active on issues involving minorities in the U.S., global human rights and AIDS

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Danny Glover in Toxin (2015)

Longtime friend of Carl Lumbly.

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Danny Glover and Desreta Jackson in Die Farbe Lila (1985)

Friends with Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez. He has been photographed with both Castro and Chavez on more than one occasion.

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Danny Glover and Jared Leto in Switchback - Gnadenlose Flucht (1997)

Admits that he did Gone Fishin' (1997) and Operation Dumbo Drop (1995) strictly for the money.

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Danny Glover and Jared Leto in Switchback - Gnadenlose Flucht (1997)

Attended the Vienna International Film Festival in October 2006 to support his film Manderlay.

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Danny Glover in Switchback - Gnadenlose Flucht (1997)

Good friends with Alfre Woodard.

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Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, and Geoffrey Lewis in Maverick - Den Colt am Gürtel, etc.

Has done Goodwill Ambassador work in Ethiopia.

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Danny Glover and Timothy Hutton in Rückkehr aus einer anderen Welt (1984)

He donated $1 million to commence TransAfrica Forum's $5 million Capital Campaign.

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Danny Glover in Die Helden von Fort Washington (1993)

In 1999 he paid $1.3 million for a five-bedroom, 6,000 sq. foot home in Portland, Oregon.

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Matt Dillon, Danny Glover, and Rick Aviles in Die Helden von Fort Washington (1993)

The son of postal workers and the oldest of five children.

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Danny Glover and Ving Rhames in Die Helden von Fort Washington (1993)

Took 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.

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Danny Glover in Die Helden von Fort Washington (1993)

Personally mentored Eli Harris.

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Matt Dillon and Danny Glover in Die Helden von Fort Washington (1993)

Convicted in Niagara Falls, Ontario of trespassing in a hotel during a union rally on September 16, 2006 [January 24, 2008].

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Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, and Steve Kahan in Lethal Weapon 2 - Brennpunkt L.A. (1989)

Attended the 43rd Karlovy Vary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. [July 2008]

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Danny Glover and Zoe Lister-Jones in Consumed (2015)

Only child and daughter, Mandisa, was born on January 5, 1976.

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Danny Glover in Consumed (2015)

He 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.

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John Cleese and Danny Glover in Silverado (1985)

On 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.

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Danny Glover in Silverado (1985)

Did not start acting until he was 28 years old.

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Danny Glover, Dick Durock, and Bill Thurman in Silverado (1985)

As 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).

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Kevin Costner, Kevin Kline, Danny Glover, and Scott Glenn in Silverado (1985)

Worked for the San Francisco Mayor's Office for five years following his graduation from college.

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Kevin Costner, Kevin Kline, Danny Glover, and Scott Glenn in Silverado (1985)

Trained as an actor with the American Conservatory of Theater (ACT) and the Black Box Theater Company.

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Kevin Costner and Danny Glover in Silverado (1985)

In response to an AFI poll, Glover named "In the Heat of the Night" as his favorite film of all-time.

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John Cleese, Danny Glover, and Todd Allen in Silverado (1985)

Huge fan of the San Francisco 49ers.

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Danny Glover in Silverado (1985)

Endorsed Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential election of the United States.

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Danny Glover in Der einzige Zeuge (1985)

Endorsed Ralph Nader in the 2000 presidential election of the United States.

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Danny Glover, Angus MacInnes, and Josef Sommer in Der einzige Zeuge (1985)

Born on the same day as Paul Schrader.

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Danny Glover in Monster Trucks (2016)

Friends with Harry Belafonte.

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Danny Glover and Lucas Till in Monster Trucks (2016)

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