Danny Glover filmography

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Glover in the 1990s

The following is the performance credits of the American actor Danny Glover.


Year Title Role Notes
1979 Escape from Alcatraz Inmate Acting debut
1981 Chu Chu and the Philly Flash Morgan
1982 Deadly Drifter Jojo / Roland Alternative title: Out
1984 Iceman Loomis
Places in the Heart Moses "Moze" Hadner
1985 Witness Lieutenant James McFee
Silverado Malachi "Mal" Johnson
The Color Purple Mr. Albert Johnson
1987 Lethal Weapon Sergeant Roger Murtaugh
1988 Bat*21 Captain Bartholomew Clark
1989 Lethal Weapon 2 Sergeant Roger Murtaugh
1990 To Sleep with Anger Harry Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
Predator 2 Lieutenant Mike Harrigan
1991 Flight of the Intruder Commander Frank "Dooke" Camparelli
A Rage in Harlem "Easy Money"
Grand Canyon Simon
Pure Luck Raymond Campanella
1992 Lethal Weapon 3 Sergeant Roger Murtaugh
1993 The Saint of Fort Washington Jerry / The Narrator
Bopha! Micah Mangena
1994 Maverick Bank Robber Uncredited cameo
Angels in the Outfield Angels Manager George Knox
Override Director, TV short
1995 Operation Dumbo Drop Captain Sam Cahill
1997 Wild America Bigfoot Uncredited cameo
The Rainmaker Judge Tyrone Kipler Uncredited prominent role
Gone Fishin' Gus Green
Switchback Bob Goodall
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Captain Roger Murtaugh
Antz Barbatus (voice)
Beloved Paul D. Garner
The Prince of Egypt Jethro (voice)
1999 Our Friend, Martin Train Conductor (voice)
2000 Boesman and Lena Boesman
2001 3 A.M. Charles "Hershey" Riley
The Royal Tenenbaums Henry Sherman
2002 Just a Dream Director
Nominated—Daytime Emmy Award[1] for Outstanding Directing for a Children/Youth/Family Special
2003 Good Fences Tom Spader
2004 The Cookout Judge Crowley
Saw Detective David Tapp
2005 Manderlay Wilhelm
Missing in America Jake Neeley
2006 Bamako Cow-Boy
Barnyard Miles (voice)
The Shaggy Dog Ken Hollister
Saw III Detective David Tapp Uncredited; archive footage
Dreamgirls Marty Madison
2007 Shooter Colonel Isaac Johnson
Poor Boy's Game George Carvery Nominated—Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Battle for Terra President Chen (voice)
Honeydripper Tyrone Purvis
Miranda Regresa John Doe
2008 Be Kind Rewind Horace Fletcher
Gospel Hill John Malcolm
Tiny Tears Himself
Blindness Old Man With The Black Eye Patch / The Narrator
The Garden Himself
Saw V Detective David Tapp Uncredited; archive footage; photographs
Unstable Fables: Tortoise vs. Hare Walter Tortoise (voice)
2009 Night Train Miles
Down for Life Mr. Shannon
The People Speak Himself Documentary
The Harimaya Bridge Joseph Holder
2012 President Thomas Wilson Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
At the End of Slavery The Narrator
2010 Stride James "Honeybear" Powell
Death at a Funeral Uncle Russell
Dear Alice Franzis Namazi Original title: För kärleken
Legendary Harry "Red" Newman
Alpha and Omega Winston (voice)
Son of Morning Gabriel Peters
Age of the Dragons Ahab
Mooz-lum Dean Francis
I Want to Be a Soldier The Principal
Five Minarets in New York Marcus Original title: New York'ta Beş Minare
2011 Heart of Blackness Vaudreuil
Donovan's Echo Donovan Matheson
2012 Highland Park Ed
LUV Arthur
Sins Expiation Father Leonard
The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America Count Basie (voice)
2013 Space Warriors Commander Philips

The Shift (2013) Dr. Floyd

Chasing Shakespeare William Ward
Tula: The Revolt Shinishi[2]
Extraction Colonel[3]
Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure Winston[4]
2014 Bad Asses Bernie Pope
Rage Detective Peter St. John
Beyond the Lights Captain David Nicol
Supremacy Sonny Walker
S.O.S - Sights of Death Sponge
Yellowbird Darius (voice) English version
Day of the Mummy Carl
2047: The Final War Sponge Italian film also known as 2047: Sights of Death
2015 Bad Asses on the Bayou Bernie Pope
Checkmate Elohim
Consumed Hal Westbrook
Gridlocked "Sully"
Waffle Street Edward Collins
About Scout "Red" Freston
Diablo Benjamin Carver
Andron Chancellor Gordon
2016 Dirty Grandpa "Stinky"
Complete Unknown Roger
Back in the Day Eddie "Rocks" Travor
Mr. Pig Ambrose Nominated—Ariel Award for Best Actor
93 Days Dr. Benjamin Ohiaeri[5]
Almost Christmas Walter Meyers
Dark Web The Boss
Pushing Dead Bob
Monster Trucks Mr. Weathers
2017 Vagabonds Uncle Issa Short film
Extortion Constable Haagen
The Good Catholic Father Victor
Donald Trump, The Koch Brothers & Their War on Climate Science[6] The Narrator
The Curse of Buckout Road Dr. Lawrence Powell
2018 Proud Mary Benny Spencer
Sorry to Bother You Langston
Come Sunday Gilbert Pearson
The Old Man & the Gun Teddy Green
Death Race: Beyond Anarchy Bob "Baltimore Bob" Direct-to-video
2019 The Last Black Man in San Francisco Grandpa Allen
The Dead Don't Die Hank Thompson
Strive Mr. Rose
Jumanji: The Next Level Milo Walker
2020 The Drummer Mark Walker
2022 Press Play Cooper [7]
American Dreamer Private investigator [8]


Year Title Role Notes
1979 B. J. and the Bear Matt Thomas, TV Reporter Episode: "A Coffin with a View"
Lou Grant Leroy Episode: "Slammer"
Paris Episode: "Dear John"
1980 Palmerstown, U.S.A. Harley Episode: "The Threat"
1981 Keeping On Lester Television movie
The Greatest American Hero Vice Officer Episode: "Fire Man"
Hill Street Blues Jesse John Hudson 4 episodes
Gimme a Break! Bill Episode: "A Man in Nell's Room"
1983 The Face of Rage Gary Television movie
Chiefs Marshall Peters Miniseries
Memorial Day Willie Monroe Television movie
1985 And the Children Shall Lead William Television movie
1986 Tall Tales & Legends John Henry Episode: "John Henry"
1987 Place at the Table Television movie
Mandela Nelson Mandela Television movie
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie
1989 A Raisin in the Sun Walter Lee Younger Television movie
Lonesome Dove Joshua Deets Miniseries
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor - Miniseries or a Movie (see also Bose Ikard)
Dead Man Out Dr. Alex Marsh Television movie
Alternative title: Dead Man Walking
Saturday Night Live Sergeant Roger Murtaugh Episode: "Mel Gibson/Living Colour"
1991 Captain Planet and the Planeteers Professor Apollo (voice) Episode: "Isle of Solar Energy"
1992 The Talking Eggs The Narrator Television movie
1993 Alex Haley's Queen Alec Haley Miniseries
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
1995 Fallen Angels Philip Marlowe Episode: "Red Wind"
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor - Drama Series
1996 America's Dream Silas Television movie (Segment: "Long Black Song")
1997 Buffalo Soldiers Sergeant Washington Wyatt Television movie
2000 Freedom Song Will Walker Television movie
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor - Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
2002 The Real Eve The Narrator Documentary
2003 Good Fences Tom Spader Television movie
Biography The Narrator Episode: "James Baldwin: Witness"
The Law and Mr. Lee Henry Lee Television movie
2004 Legend of Earthsea Ogion Miniseries
2005 The Exonerated David Television movie
ER Charlie Pratt Sr. 4 episodes
2006 Take 3 Colonel Weldon Television movie
2007–2008 Brothers & Sisters Isaac Marshall 6 episodes
2009 My Name Is Earl Thomas Monroe Episode: "My Name is Alias"
2010 Human Target Client Episode: "Pilot"
2011 Psych Mel Hornsby Episode: "Dead Man's Curveball"
Leverage Charlie Lawson Episode: "The Van Gogh Job"
2012 Touch[9] Professor Arthur Teller Co-starring role
Hannah's Law Ison Dart Television movie
2013 American Dad! Krampus (voice) Episode: "Minstrel Krampus"
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight Thurgood Marshall Television movie
2014 Skittles (Midas Touch) Advert Midas Touch Currently airing
2016 Criminal Minds Hank Morgan Episode: "Derek"
Mozart in the Jungle The Mayor Episode: "My Heart Opens to Your Voice"
2017 Tour de Pharmacy "Slim" Robinson Television movie
Cold Case Files The Narrator Documentary series
The Christmas Train Max Powers Television movie
2018 Christmas Break-In Ray Television movie
2020 Black-ish Uncle Norman Episode: "Our Wedding Dre"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Brer Rabbit and the Wonderful Tar Baby The Narrator (voice) Credited as Danny Lebern Glover
2023 Crime Boss: Rockay City Gloves


Year Title Role Venue(s) Notes Ref.
1982 "Master Harold"...and the Boys Willy Yale Repertory Theatre /

Lyceum Theatre

Broadway debut

Theatre World Award

1985 A Lesson from Aloes Steppenwolf Theatre [12]
1999 Yohen James East West Players [13]
2003 "Master Harold"...and the Boys Sam Royale Theatre [14]
2017 Yohen James East West Players [15]


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  2. ^ "Tula The Revolt — International cast". Tulathemovie.com. Archived from the original on August 17, 2016. Retrieved July 31, 2016.
  3. ^ onurb-divad (September 5, 2013). "Extraction (2013)". IMDb.
  4. ^ "Front and back of Alpha and Omega 2 DVD case". DVD Box. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  5. ^ "Danny Glover arrives Nigeria for the Shooting of 93 Days movie". YeYePikin.com. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  6. ^ Bruce Livesey (Writer and Director) (September 14, 2017). "Donald Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science". The Real News. Retrieved September 15, 2017.
  7. ^ "CJ Entertainment to Produce Romantic Drama 'Press Play' With Clara Rugaard, Lewis Pullman". hollywoodreporter.com. October 7, 2019. Retrieved December 25, 2019.
  8. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (March 22, 2021). "Dark Comedy 'American Dreamer' Adds Danny Glover, Matt Dillon, Danny Pudi, Michelle Mylett". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on March 22, 2021. Retrieved April 13, 2021.
  9. ^ http://seriable.com/danny-glover-touch-fox-arthur-teller/. Retrieved April 21, 2012. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. ^ Rich, Frank (May 5, 1982). "STAGE: 'MASTER HAROLD,' FUGARD'S DRAMA ON ORIGIN OF HATE". New York Times. Retrieved June 22, 2023.
  11. ^ "Danny Glover". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League, LLC. Retrieved June 22, 2023.
  12. ^ "A Lesson from Aloes". Steppenwolf Theatre. Retrieved June 22, 2023.
  13. ^ Martinez, Julio (January 17, 1999). "Yohen". Variety. Retrieved June 22, 2023.
  14. ^ Brantley, Ben (June 2, 2003). "THEATER REVIEW; Same Actor and Play; Similarities End There". New York Times. Retrieved June 22, 2023.
  15. ^ Miller, Daryl H. (November 3, 2017). "Review: In 'Yohen,' Danny Glover is like a bull in a pottery studio". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 22, 2023.

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