Glynn Turman

Actor / Screenwriter | * 01/31/1947 (73) | New York City - New York - USA
Glynn Russell Turman (born January 31, 1947) is an American stage, television, and film actor as well as a writer, director, and producer. Turman is known for his roles as Lew Miles on the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place (1968–69), high school student Leroy "Preach" Jackson in the 1975 coming-of-age film Cooley High, math professor and retired Army colonel Bradford Taylor on the NBC sitcom A Different World (1988–93), and Baltimore mayor Clarence Royce on the HBO drama series The Wire. He recently portrayed Jeremiah Kaan on the Showtime series House of Lies. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Glynn Turman

Primetime Emmy Award

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Movies with Glynn Turman as Actor(48)

as Doc2020 The Way Back
as Papa Don2019 Justine
as Leland2019 Sextuplets
as Clay (Pastor Davis)2018 Solace
as General Whalen2018 Bumblebee
as Slim Sugar2012 The Obama Effect
as Detective Lawrence 'Morgan Freeman' Appleton2012 John Dies at the End
as Dr. Woodward2011 Super 8
as Detective Jefe Duncan2010 Takers
as Harold Saint2010 Burlesque
as Bishop Hightower2009 Preaching To The Pastor
as Clarence Brown2008 Kings of the Evening
as Dr. Frank Hopper2005 Sahara
as Derrick's Dad2004 The Seat Filler
as Parole Board Member Reingold2001 The Visit
as Robert Aimes Sr.2001 Fire & Ice
as Chief Floyd2000 Men of Honor
as Principal Allan Armstrong1999 Light It Up
as Dr. Shakespeare1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back
as Sgt. Joshua 'Joyu' Judges Ruth1997 Buffalo Soldiers
as Stallworth Hubbs1996 Subterfuge
as Spencer Phillips1994 The Inkwell
as Judge Roullard1994 Someone Else's Child
as Russell Stevens Sr.1992 Deep Cover
as Lloyd Lyman1986 Ask Max
as Lieutenant Delgado1986 Out of Bounds
as Roy Hanson1984 Gremlins
as Charles Johnson1982 Penitentiary II
as James Thornwell1981 Thornwell
as Raymond Franklin1980 Attica
as Harry Brown Jr.1977 Minstrel Man
as Monroe1977 The Serpent's Egg
as Isaac / 'Ike'1976 J.D.'s Revenge
as Jeff Williams1976 The River Niger
as Leroy "Preach" Jackson1975 Cooley High
as Dr. Johnson1974 Together Brothers
as Jomo J. Anderson1974 Thomasine & Bushrod
as Mohammed G.1972 AWOL
as Sailor at Bus Station1971 Honky

TV Shows/Series with Glynn Turman as Actor(25)

as Nathan Gordon2019 The Red Line
as Judge Bernard Raines2017 Mr. Mercedes
as Reverend Hutchins2017 American Gods
as Nate Lahey Sr.2014 How to Get Away with Murder
as Billy Blade2014 black-ish
as Jeremiah Kaan2012 House of Lies
as Jeremiah2012 House of Lies
as Major David Kipling2012 Revolution
as Senator Noland2009 FlashForward
as Alex Prince Sr.2008 In Treatment
as George2001 Scrubs
as Colonel Bradford Taylor1987 A Different World
as Nate Person1978 Centennial

TV Shows/Series with Glynn Turman as Crew(6)

Directing/Director1996 Homeboys in Outer Space
Directing/Director1995 The Wayans Bros.
Directing/Director1995 The Parent 'Hood
Directing/Director1992 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper
Directing/Director1987 A Different World
Directing/Director1981 Dynasty

Full Name: Glynn Turman
Born: Friday, 01/31 1947 (January) in New York City (current age: 73 years + 160 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Spouses (current/former): Aretha Franklin
Glynn Turman frequently works together with these people:
Warren Leight (10x, Crew)
Garrett Donovan (7x, Crew)
Mike Schwartz (7x, Crew)
Axel Vreeken (7x, Crew)
Pablo Schreiber (6x, Actor)
Dick Wolf (6x, Crew)
Bill Lawrence (6x, Crew)
Randall Winston (6x, Crew)
Isiah Whitlock Jr. (5x, Actor)
Kenya Barris (5x, Crew)
Ned Eisenberg (5x, Actor)
Don Coscarelli (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:52912, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 06/30/2020