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Danny Glover

Danny Glover

Danny Glover

Danny Glover talks about global warming, activism, civil rights, and what he believes is the cause of racial injustice.

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Also in 1994, Glover and actor Ben Guillory founded the Robey Theatre Company in Los Angeles, focusing on theatre by and about black people. During his career, he has made several cameos, appearing, for example, in the Michael Jackson video "Liberian Girl" of 1987. Glover earned top billing for the first time in Predator 2, the sequel to the science fiction action film Predator. That same year he starred in Charles Burnett's To Sleep with Anger, for which he won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead. (Source:

The same year, Starr King School for the Ministry awarded him a Doctorate of Humane Letters in absentia. He was awarded the doctorate specifically for his long history of activism, including support for the United Farm Workers, UNITE HERE, The Algebra Project, The Black AIDS Institute, as well as his humanitarian efforts on behalf of the Haiti earthquake victims, literacy and civil rights and his fight against unjust labor practices. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Film

Louverture Films, a production company cofounded by Glover. He was an associate producer of the Louverture release Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, a mystical drama from Thailand that won the Palme d’Or at the 2010 Cannes film festival. Glover served as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations and an ambassador for UNICEF. He received a lifetime achievement award from Amnesty International and a humanitarian award from Black Entertainment Television (BET). In 2021 it was announced that he would receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Some of his notable television movies and appearances include shows like, ‘Criminal Minds,’ ‘Brothers & Sisters,’ ‘Mandela,’ ‘Lonesome Dove,’ ‘Fallen Angels,’ ‘Freedom Song,’ etc. He has earned four ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ and one ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ nominations for his performance in television movies. His upcoming projects include, ‘Killing Winston Jones,’ a dark comedy film, ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco,’ a drama film and ‘The Dead Don’t Die,’ a comedy zombie film. (Source: www.throughtheclutter.com)

 

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