Glynn Turman

31 Jan 1947


Glynn Russell Turman (born January 31, 1946) is an American stage, television, and film actor as well as a writer, director, and producer. He is perhaps best known for his roles as 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, and fictional Baltimore mayor Clarence Royce on the HBO drama series The Wire.


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Filmography (20 titles)

(movie, 2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as General Whalen)
(movie, 2012)
···John Dies at the End
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Detective Lawrence 'Morgan Freeman' Appleton)
(movie, 2011)
8.1Super 8
Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Dr. Woodward)
(movie, 2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Harold Saint)
(movie, 2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Detective Jefe Duncan)
(movie, 2008)
···Kings of the Evening
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Clarence Brown)
(movie, 2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Dr. Frank Hopper)
(movie, 2001)
···Fire & Ice
Role: Actor (as Robert Aimes Sr.)
(movie, 2000)
···Men of Honor
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Chief Floyd)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Shakespeare)
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Solomon)
(movie, 1994)
···The Inkwell
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Spencer Phillips)
(movie, 1992)
···Deep Cover
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Russell Stevens Sr.)
(movie, 1986)
···Out of Bounds
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lieutenant Delgado)
(movie, 1984)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Roy Hanson)
(movie, 1984)
···Secrets of a Married Man
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jesse)
(movie, 1977)
···Minstrel Man
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Harry Brown Jr.)
(movie, 1976)
···The River Niger
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jeff Williams)
(movie, 1974)
···Thomasine & Bushrod
Genre: Action, Crime, Western
Role: Actor (as Jomo J. Anderson)