Daniel ‘Lebern’ Glover is an astonishing American actor, a filmmaker, and a political activist. He is mostly famous for his role as Roger Murtaugh in the popular Lethal Weapon movie series. He is also known for his incredible performances in movies such as The Color Purple (1985) as Mr. Albert Johnson, To Sleep with Anger (1990) as Harry, Predator 2 (1990) as Lt. Miek Harrigan, Shooter (2007) as Colonel Isaac Johnson, 2012 (2009) as President Wilson, Death at a Funeral (2010) as Uncle Russell, Dirty Grandpa (2016) as Stinky and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) as Milo Walker.

Quick Info 
Full NameDaniel Lebern Glover
Date of Birth July 22, 1946
Birth PlaceSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Parent(s)James Glover and Carrie Hunley
OccupationActor, Film maker,
Age74 years
Height6 feet 2 inches (1.92 m)
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Asake Bomani (m. 1975 div 2000)
Eliane Cavalleiro (m. 2009)
Children1 (Mandisa Glover)
Net worth US $40 million

Early Life and Bio

Danny was born on the 22nd of July, 1946, in San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA). His father’s name was James Glover, and his mother’s name was Carrie Hunley. Both his parents worked as a postal worker and were also active in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). His father had fought in World War II. Danny used to suffer from epilepsy and seizure until the age of 35.

Danny Glover

Nationality and Physical Stats

Danny Glover is currently 74 years old. He is a tall man of height 6 feet 2 inches or 1.92 m and weight 79 kg or 174 lbs. His chest’s size is 41 inches, his waist is 33 inches, and his biceps are 14 inches. He has an average body type.

Danny’s nationality is American, and his ethnicity is African-American. Similarly, his hair color is black, and his eyes’ color is dark brown.

Education: Schooling/University

Danny Glover is an educated man. He attended the George Washington High School, which is located in San Francisco. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at the San Francisco State University (SFSU) but dropped out later. After that, he joined the American Conservatory Theatre and trained at the Black Actors’ Workshop.

San Francisco State University even awarded him the Presidential Medal of San Francisco State University for his education service.



Danny Glover made his movie debut in the year 1979 in Escape from Alcatraz as Inmate.

Over the years, he has done many awesome movies such as The Color Purple (1985) as Mr. Albert Johnson, To Sleep with Anger (1990) as Harry, Predator 2 (1990) as Lt. Miek Harrigan, Shooter (2007) as Colonel Isaac Johnson, 2012 (2009) as President Wilson, Death at a Funeral (2010) as Uncle Russell, Dirty Grandpa (2016) as Stinky, Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) as Milo Walker, A Rage in Harlem (1991) as Easy Money, Pure Luck (1991) as Raymond Campanella, Bopha! (1993) as Micah Mangena, Angels in the Outfield (1994) as George Knox, The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) as Henry Sherman, Saw (2004) as Detective David Tapp, The Harimaya Bridge (2009) as Joseph Holder, Diablo (2015) as Benjamin Carver, The Dead Don’t Die (2019) as Hank Thompson and many more.

Danny Glover

Lethal Weapon 

Danny Glover has brilliantly portrayed the character of Sergeant Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon series. The movie was directed by Richard Donner and starred Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, and Gary Busey. The movie was a huge hit box office hit. It grossed $120.2 million. The movie was rated 7.6 by IMDb.

Television Shows

Danny Glover first appeared on television in 1979’s B.J. and the Bear as Matt Thomas. Some of his popular TV shows are The Greatest American Hero (1981) as Vice Officer, Chiefs (1983) as Marshall Peters, Mandela (1987) as Nelson Mandela, Lonesome Dove (1989) as Joshua Deets, Saturday Night Live (1989) as Roger Murtaugh, Fallen Angels (1995) as Philip Marlowe, Buffalo Soldiers (1997) as Sgt. Washington Wyatt, Freedom Song (2000) as Will Walker, Psych (2011) as Mel Hornsby, American Dad! (2013) as the voice of Krampus, Mozart in the Jungle (2016) as Mayor, Cold Case Files (2017) as the narrator, and many other TV shows.

Awards and Achievements

Danny Glover has won many prestigious awards for his outstanding performances in movies as well as TV shows. He has won awards like CableACE Awards, NAACP Image Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, MTV Movie Award, San Francisco International Film Festival, and many other honorable awards.

Danny Glover

Personal Life: Wife

Danny Glover was married to Asake Bomani in 1975, but they divorced each other after 25 years of marriage in the year 2000. After that, he is currently married to Eliane Cavalleiro. The couple tied their knot in 2009, and they have been living a happy married life. Danny has a daughter named Mandisa Glover.

What is Donald Glover’s Net Worth?

Danny Glover has been working in the entertainment industry from 1978 to the present and has earned a fortune. He has a net worth of $40 million.

Social Media Presence

Danny Glover is quite active in his social media with 1.2 million followers on Twitter (@mrdannyglover) and 195.5K followers on Facebook (Danny Glover).

Is Donald Glover related to Danny Glover?

Donald Glover is an American actor, singer, rapper, writer, and producer. Rumors are circulating on the internet that Danny Glover and Donald Glover are related. However, despite the rumors, these two actors are not related.

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