Danny Lebern Glover (born July 22, 1946) is an American actor, film director, and political activist. He is the actor behind Sgt. Roger Murtaugh in Lethal Weapon, 2, 3 and 4.

Glover is well known for his roles as Mr. Albert Johnson in The Color Purple, as Det. Lt. Mike Harrigan in Predator 2, as corrupt cop James McFee in Witness, as Det. David Tapp in Saw and as George Knox in Angels in the Outfield. He has also appeared in many other movies, television shows, and theatrical productions. He is an active supporter of various humanitarian and political causes.


List of film credits
Year Title Role Notes
1967 Zatoichi's Cane Sword China
1967 In Like Flint Cobb
1967 Hombre March
1967 Two for the Road Sidney
1967 In the Heat of the Night Ball
1967 Bonnie and Clyde Pollard
1967 Cool Hand Luke Kennedy
1967 Tony Rome Freddy
1967 Valley of the Dolls Mercury
1967 The Graduate Dustin
1969 The Wild Bunch Holden
1970 Kelly's Heroes Hutton
1971 Dirty Harry Siegel
1973 Soylent Green Myrow
1973 Westworld Crichton
1974 The Towering Inferno Guillermin
1977 Sorcerer Scheider
1979 Escape from Alcatraz Inmate
1980 Caddyshack Mike
1981 Excalibur Oswald
1981 Dragonslayer Remy
1981 Chu Chu and the Philly Flash Morgan
1981 Time Bandits Wallace
1982 Deadly Drifter Jojo/Roland Alternative title: Out
1984 Iceman Loomis
1984 Places in the Heart Moze
1985 Witness Det. Lt. James McFee
1985 Silverado Malachi 'Mal' Johnson
1985 The Color Purple Mr. Albert Johnson
1987 Lethal Weapon Sergeant Roger Murtaugh
1988 Bat*21 Capt. Bartholomew Clark
1989 Lethal Weapon 2 Roger Murtaugh
1990 To Sleep with Anger Harry Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
1990 Predator 2 Lt. Mike Harrigan
1991 Flight of the Intruder Cmdr. Frank 'Dooke' Camparelli
1991 A Rage in Harlem Easy Money
1991 Grand Canyon Simon
1991 Pure Luck Raymond Campanella
1992 Lethal Weapon 3 Roger Murtaugh
1993 The Saint of Fort Washington Jerry/Narrator
1993 Bopha! Micah Mangena
1994 Maverick Bank Robber Uncredited
1994 Angels in the Outfield George Knox
1994 Override Director, TV short
1995 Operation Dumbo Drop Capt. Sam Cahill
1997 Wild America Bigfoot Uncredited
1997 The Rainmaker Judge Tyrone Kipler Uncredited
1997 Gone Fishin' Gus Green
1997 Switchback Bob Goodall
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Roger Murtaugh
1998 The Prince of Egypt Jethro Voice only
1998 Beloved Paul D. Garner
1998 Antz Barbatus Voice only
1999 Our Friend, Martin Train Conductor Voice only
2000 Boesman and Lena Boesman
2001 3 A.M. Charles "Hershey" Riley
2001 The Royal Tenenbaums Henry Sherman
2002 Just a Dream Director
Nominated—Daytime Emmy Award[1] for Outstanding Directing for a Children/Youth/Family Special
2004 The Cookout Judge Crowley
2004 Saw Detective David Tapp
2005 Manderlay Wilhelm
2005 Missing in America Jake Neeley
2006 Bamako Cow-boy
2006 Barnyard Miles the Mule Voice
2006 The Shaggy Dog Ken Hollister
2006 Dreamgirls Marty Madison
2007 Shooter Colonel Isaac Johnson
2007 Poor Boy's Game George Nominated—Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
2007 Battle for Terra President Chen Voice only
2007 Honeydripper Tyrone Purvis
2007 Miranda Regresa John Doe
2008 Be Kind Rewind Mr. Fletcher
2008 Gospel Hill John Malcolm
2008 Tiny Tears Himself
2008 Blindness Old man with the black eye patch/Narrator
2008 The Garden Himself
2008 Saw V Detective David Tapp Cameo and archive footage from Saw
2009 Night Train Miles
2009 Down for Life Mr. Shannon
2009 The People Speak Himself Documentary
2009 The Harimaya Bridge Joseph Holder
2009 2012 President Wilson Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
2009 At the End of Slavery Narrator
2010 Stride James 'Honeybear' Powell
2010 Death at a Funeral Uncle Russell
2010 Dear Alice Franzis Original title: För kärleken
2010 Legendary Harry "Red" Newman
2010 Alpha and Omega Winston Voice
2010 Son of Morning Gabriel Peters
2010 Age of the Dragons Ahab
2010 Mooz-lum Dean Francis
2010 I Want to Be a Soldier The Principal
2010 Five Minarets in New York Marcus Original title: New York’ta Beş Minare
2011 Heart of Blackness Vaudreuil
2011 Donovan's Echo Donovan
2012 Highland Park Ed
2012 LUV Arthur
2013 Space Warriors Commander
2013 Chasing Shakespeare William Ward
2013[2] Tula: The Revolt Shinishi[3]
2013 Extraction Colonel[4]
2013 Wikipedia:Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure Winston[5]
2014 Bad Asses Bernie Pope
2014 Rage Detective St. John
2014 Beyond the Lights Captain David Nicol
2014 Supremacy Mr. Walker
2014 S.O.S - Sights of Death Sponge
2014 Day of the Mummy Carl
2015 Bad Asses on the Bayou Bernie Pope Completed
2015 Monster Trucks [6] Filming
2015 Scout Red Post-production
2015 Gridlocked Post-production
2015 Toussaint Director, producer



  1. Danny Glover Emmy Nominated
  2. Tula The Revolt. Retrieved on 6 May 2015.
  3. International cast, Tula The Revolt. Retrieved on 6 May 2015.
  5. Front and back of Alpha and Omega 2 DVD case
  6. Frank Whaley, Danny Glover Joining Lucas Till in 'Monster Trucks' (Exclusive)

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