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Known Credits: 47

Birthday: 1947-01-31

Place of Birth: New York City - New York - USA

Adult Actor: False

Official Homepage: -

Also Known As

  • Glynn Russell Turman
  • Glynn R. Turman

Glynn Turman

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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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Acting
2012 Revolution - (1 episode) as Major David Kipling
2012 John Dies at the End as Detective Lawrence 'Morgan Freeman' Appleton
2012 House of Lies - (24 episodes) as Jeremiah Kaan
2011 Super 8 as Dr. Woodward
2010 Burlesque as Harold Saint
2008 In Treatment - (35 episodes) as Alex Prince Sr.
2008 Kings of the Evening as Clarence Brown
2005 Sahara as Dr. Frank Hopper
2004 The Seat Filler as Derrick's Dad
2002 The Wire - (1 episode)
2001 Scrubs - (1 episode)
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent - (1 episode)
2001 Fire & Ice
2000 Men of Honor as Chief Floyd
1999 Light It Up as Principal Allan Armstrong
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - (1 episode)
1999 Strange World - (1 episode)
1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back as Dr. Shakespeare
1998 The Magnificent Seven - (1 episode)
1997 Buffalo Soldiers as Sgt. Joshua 'Joyu' Judges Ruth
1996 Millennium - (1 episode)
1996 Subterfuge as Stallworth Hubbs
1994 Someone Else's Child as Judge Roullard
1994 Touched by an Angel - (1 episode)
1994 The Inkwell as Spencer Phillips
1987 A Different World - (144 episodes)
1986 Out of Bounds as Lieutenant Delgado
1985 The Twilight Zone - (1 episode)
1985 Hail to the Chief - (7 episodes)
1984 Secrets of a Married Man as Jesse
1978 Centennial as Nate Person
1978 The Paper Chase - (1 episode)
1978 A Hero Ain't Nothin But a Sandwich as Nigeria
1976 The Tony Randall Show - (1 episode)
1976 J.D.'s Revenge as Isaac / 'Ike'
1976 The River Niger as Jeff Williams
1975 Cooley High as Leroy "Preach" Jackson
1974 Thomasine & Bushrod as Jomo J. Anderson
1969 Room 222 - (1 episode)
1900 Big Apple - (0 episodes)
1900 The Pastor's Secret
1900 Preaching To The Pastor as Bishop Hightower
Directing
1996 Homeboys in Outer Space - (1 episode) … Director
1995 The Parent 'Hood - (8 episodes) … Director
1995 The Wayans Bros. - (7 episodes) … Director
1992 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - (1 episode) … Director
1987 A Different World - (4 episodes) … Director
1981 Dynasty - (1 episode) … Director