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Glynn Turman (Glynn Russell Turman)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
New York City-born African-American actor Glynn Turman enjoyed his first real taste of acting success at the age of 13 originating the role of Travis Younger on Broadway in Lorraine Hansberry's landmark play "A Raisin in the Sun" in 1959 opposite Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil and Diana Sands as his various family members. While he did not play the role when it transferred to film in 1961, he intensified his studies at the renown High School of Performing Arts in New York. Read more...

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Character: Mohammed G.

AWOL 1972

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Character: Jomo J. Anderson

Thomasine & Bushrod 1974

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Character: Booster Johnson

The Richard Pryor Special? 1977

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Character: Isaac Benson

Dakota's Summer 2014

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Character: Louis Tyler

Proof 2015

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Character: Image Awards

4TH NAFCA: African Oscar 2014

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Character: Himself

Last of the Showmen 2014

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Character: Clay

Solace 2014

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Character: Slim Sugar

The Obama Effect 2012

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Character: Harold Saint

Burlesque 2010

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Character: Bishop Hightower

Preaching to the Pastor 2009

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Character: Himself

Big Red 2009

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Character: Sheriff Bob Monroe

Murder 101: New Age 2008

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Character: Dr. Frank Hopper

Sahara 2005

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Character: Derrick's Dad

The Seat Filler 2004

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Character: Principal Allan Armstrong

Light It Up 1999

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Character: Dr. Shakespeare

How Stella Got Her Groove Back 1998

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Character: Sgt. Joshua 'Joyu' Judges Ruth

Buffalo Soldiers 1997

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Character: Judge Roullard

Someone Else's Child 1994

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Character: Russell Stevens Sr.

Deep Cover 1992

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Character: Lieutenant Delgado

Out of Bounds 1986

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Character: Roy Hanson

Gremlins 1984

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Character: Chief Detective Duncan

Takers 2010

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Character: Himself

Way Black When 2010

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Character: Kevin Sawyer

City Teacher 2007

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Character: Stallworth Hubbs

Subterfuge 1996

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Character: T-Bone Lanier

Freedom Song 2000

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Character: Parole Board Member Reingold

The Visit 2000

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Character: Robert Aimes Sr.

Fire & Ice 2001

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Character: Col. Bradford 'Brad' Taylor

A Different World 1987

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Character: Ben Pettit

Fame 1982

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Character: Sam

Insight 1960

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Character: Vic

Room 222 1969

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Character: Lew Miles

Peyton Place 1964

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Character: Roger Donnely

CBS Summer Playhouse 1987

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Character: Sailor at bus station

Honky 1971

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Character: Harry Brown Jr.

Minstrel Man 1977

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Character: LaRue Hawkes

Hail to the Chief 1985

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Character: Himself

Cooley High 0

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Character: Himself

A Different World 0

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Character: Himself - Guest

2015 BET Honors Red Carpet 0

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Character: Himself - Guest

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Character: Himself

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Character: Alex Prince, Sr.

Laura: Week Eight 0

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Character: Alex Prince, Sr.

Alex: Week Eight 0

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Character: Alex Prince, Sr.

Mia: Week One 0

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Character: Alex Prince, Sr.

Gina: Week Five 0

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Character: Al Towert

Glory Days 0

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Character: Earl James

My Two Dads 0

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Character: Phil Cherot

Duty to Save 0

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Character: Judge Bob Owens

Nevada v. Rodgers 0

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Character: Reverend Clinton P. Huey

Shelter 0

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Character: Chief Huckey

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Character: Ernest Bordelon

First Things First 0

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Directing

Character: Col. Bradford 'Brad' Taylor

A Different World 1987

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Writing

Character: Lew Miles

Peyton Place 1964

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Composing