(actor, political activist, and director)
Quick Facts of Danny Glover
|Age:||75 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||July 22, 1946|
|Full Name:||Danny Glover|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Net Worth:||$ 40 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 3 inches (1.93m)|
|Profession:||actor, political activist, and director|
|Father's Name:||James Glover|
|Mother's Name:||Carrie Glover|
|Education:||George Washington High School, San Francisco State University, Black Actors' Workshop of the American Conservatory Theater|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Last Update:||January, 2022|
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Every day of my life I walk with the idea I am black no matter how successful I am.
It would be extraordinary for [the American] film culture to unravel slavery but it doesn't. People are afraid to deal with it. There is no framework for people to unravel it.
Meeting someone, seeing someone, finding someone, finding a relationship with somebody that you didn't anticipate. I'm challenged all the time with keeping that space open.
Some people's life is governed by what their publicists or what their managers define and shape or frame what they should do. I don't have that. I do what I feel like doing.
I was able to do The Saint of Fort Washington, on the relationship between two homeless men.
Relationship Facts of Danny Glover
- Danny Glover is married to Eliane Cavalleiro.
- He is father of One (Mandisa Glover).
- Danny Glover is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Danny Glover initially dated American actress Whoopi Goldberg. Later, he married American author Asake Bomani in 1975. The pair separated later in 2000. They have a daughter from this relationship, Mandisa. Furthermore, at present, Glover is married to Eliane Cavalleiro. They married in 2009.
Who is Danny Glover?
Danny Glover is an American actor, political activist, and director. People mostly recognize him as Roger Murtaugh in the ‘Lethal Weapon’ film series. Additionally, he has also played the lead roles in other several movies including ‘The Color Purple’, ‘Angels in the Outfield’, and ‘To Sleep with Anger’ among others.
Danny Glover’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Glover was born in San Francisco, California on July 22, 1946, to parents Carrie and James Glover. As a child, he suffered from epilepsy but has not suffered a seizure since age 35. Additionally, he became interested in acting from an early age. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the African-American ethnic background.
Talking about his education, Glover attended George Washington High School in San Francisco. In addition, he also attended San Francisco State University however, he did not graduate. Furthermore, he was also involved the Black Actors’ Workshop of the American Conservatory Theater.
Danny Glover’s Career, Salary, Net Worth
Glover initially worked in city administration. Later, he decided to pursue his career in acting and hence resigned from his city administration job. In 1979, he appeared in the TV series ‘B.J. and the Bear’. Additionally, in the same year, he also had roles in ‘Escape from Alcatraz’, ‘Lou Grant’, and ‘Paris’. Next, in 1981, he appeared in ‘Palmerstown, U.S.A.’, ‘The Greatest American Hero’, ‘Chu Chu and the Philly Flash’, ‘Hill Street Blues’, and ‘Gimme a Break!’. Similarly, Glover also appeared in the movies ‘Iceman’ and ‘Places in the Heart’ in 1984. Since then, he has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, he has over 150 credits as an actor.
Some other movies and television series that Glover has appeared in are ‘Come Sunday’, ‘Sorry to Bother You’, ‘Proud Mary’, ‘Tour de Pharmacy’, ‘Cold Case Files’, ‘Extortion’, ‘Mozart in the Jungle’, ‘Back in the Day’, ‘Complete Unknown’, ‘Waffle Street’, ‘Ninja Immovable Heart’, ‘Touch’, ‘Psych’, ‘I Want to Be a Soldier’, and ‘Brothers & Sisters’ among others. In addition, Glover also has 39 credits as a producer. Furthermore, he also has 3 credits as a director and 1 credit as a writer. Apart from his career in the show business, he is also involved in political activism. He endorsed Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination in February 2016.
Glover has garnered four Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Additionally, he has also received the nomination for Black Film Award, American Television Award, and Silver Ariel. All in all, he has 26 wins and 42 nominations to his name to date.
Glover has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 40 million at present.
Danny Glover’s Rumors, Controversy
Glover became part of a controversy after he was arrested in Maryland during a protest by SEIU workers on April 16, 2010. Later, he received a citation and was released. Furthermore, his comments about Donald Trump has also stirred several controversies over the years. At present, there are no rumors concerning Glover and his career.
Danny Glover’s Body Measurement
Talking about his body measurement, Glover has a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m). Additionally, he weighs around 85 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is gray and his eye color is dark brown.
Danny Glover’s Social Media
Glover is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. He has more than 1M followers on Twitter. In addition, his Facebook page has more than 195k followers.
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