Danny Glover

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Danny Lebern Glover
  • Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/22/1947, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; producer; director; activist
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Danny Glover Fast Facts:
  • In the early 1970s, he worked as a researcher in the San Francisco mayor's office.
  • Made his movie debut in 1979's Escape from Alcatraz; breakthrough role came in 1984 with Places in the Heart.
  • Did voice work for 1998's Antz and The Prince of Egypt.
  • Received several NAACP Image Awards, including a 1998 win for lead actor in Beloved.
  • Was given an honorary chieftancy in Nigeria in 2009.
  • Works as an ambassador for UNICEF, and has been honored with several awards for his humanitarian efforts.
  • Danny Glover Relationships:
  • Carrie Hunley Glover - Mother
  • James Glover - Father
  • Mandisa Glover - Daughter
  • Rodney Glover - Brother
  • Martin Glover - Brother
  • Reginald Glover - Brother
  • Asake Bomani - Ex-wife
  • Connie Grier - Sister
  • Danny Glover Awards:
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor for a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1988 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2007 Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA (BA in Economics, 1972)

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