Actor, producer and humanitarian, Danny Glover has gained respect for his wide-reaching community activism and philanthropic efforts, with a particular emphasis on advocacy for economic justice, and access to health care and education programs in the United States and Africa. He has served as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Program, focusing on issues of poverty, disease and economic development in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. He currently serves as UNICEF Ambassador and Ambassador for the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent.
Mr. Glover has also been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 30 years. Glover’s film credits range from noted movie roles in Dreamgirls, Color Purple, Witness, and the blockbuster Lethal Weapon franchise to smaller independent features, some of which Glover also produced. In 2005 Glover co-founded NY based Louverture Films with writer/producer Joslyn Barnes, and later partnered with Susan Rockefeller and Bertha Foundation. The company is dedicated to the development and production of independent feature and documentary films of historical relevance, social purpose, commercial value and artistic integrity.
Glover was recently seen in Rage co-starring Nicolas Cage and Beyond the Lights. He also filmed roles in the feature films Almost Christmas for Universal Studios, Monster Trucks for Paramount, and the independent Complete Unknown. More of his filmography can be found here.