Glynn E. Turman

Highest Rated:
85% Deep Cover (1992)
Lowest Rated:
23% The Serpent's Egg (1978)
Birthday:
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Birthplace:
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Bio:
African American character actor Glynn R. Turman was first introduced to the general public as Lew Miles, teen-aged son of Dr. Harry Miles (Percy Rodrigues) and his wife, Alma (Ruby Dee), during the 1968-1969 season of the prime-time TV soap opera Peyton Place. Turman went on to star as Chicago high…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Dakota's Summer
  • Actor
-- 2014
61% John Dies at the End
  • Detective
$0.1M 2013
Act Like You Love Me
  • Actor
-- 2013
The Obama Effect
  • Slim
$0.1M 2012
The Pastor's Secrets
  • Actor
-- 2012
Preaching to the Pastor
  • Actor
-- 2012
82% Super 8
  • Dr. Woodward
$127.0M 2011
80% Kings of the Evening
  • Clarence
$98.7k 2010
28% Takers
  • Chief Detective Duncan
$57.7M 2010
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  • Actor
-- 2010
City Teacher
  • Actor
-- 2007
39% Sahara
  • Dr. Frank Hopper
$68.6M 2005
Fire and Ice
  • Actor
-- 2001
41% Men of Honor
  • Chief Floyd
$46.2M 2000
Freedom Song
  • T-Bone Lanier
-- 2000
72% The Visit
  • Al Rheingold
-- 2000
38% Light It Up
  • Principal Armstrong
-- 1999
48% How Stella Got Her Groove Back
  • Dr. Shakespeare
-- 1998
Buffalo Soldiers
  • Actor
-- 1997
25% The Inkwell
  • Spencer Phillips
-- 1994
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad
  • Solomon
-- 1994
85% Deep Cover
  • Russell Stevens Sr.
-- 1992
Out of Bounds
  • Lt. Delgado
-- 1986
84% Gremlins
  • Hanson
-- 1984
Secrets of a Married Man
  • Actor
-- 1984
Penitentiary 2
  • Charles
-- 1982
Attica
  • Raymond Franklin
-- 1980
A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich
  • Nigeria
-- 1978
23% The Serpent's Egg
  • Monroe
-- 1978
Centennial
  • Nate Person
-- 1978
J.D.'s Revenge
  • Ike
-- 1976
The River Niger
  • Jeff Williams
-- 1976
Blue Knight
  • Actor
-- 1975
80% Cooley High
  • Preach
-- 1975
43% The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat
  • Actor
-- 1974
Thomasine and Bushrod
  • Jomo
-- 1974
Together Brothers
  • Dr. Johnson
-- 1974
Five on the Black Hand Side
  • Gideon
-- 1973
In Search of America
  • Actor
-- 1971
Black Brigade
  • George Brightman
-- 1969


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
House of Lies
2012-2014
  • Jeremiah Kaan
2012 - 2014
Criminal Minds
2005-2014
  • Charles Johnson
2013
NCIS: Los Angeles
2009-2014
  • James Pierce
2012
73% The Defenders
2010-2011
  • Judge Owens
  • Judge Bob Owens
2010 - 2011
79% Detroit 1-8-7
2010-2011
  • Clinton P. Huey
2010
89% FlashForward
2009-2010
  • Sen. Nolan
2009
86% In Treatment
2008-2010
  • Alex Sr.
  • Actor
  • Alex's Father
2008 - 2009
50% Scrubs
2001-2010
  • George Valentine
2009
Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Al Towert
2008
100% The Wire
2002-2008
  • Mayor Clarence Royce
2004 - 2006
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2001-2011
  • Roy Hines
2003

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Quotes from Glynn E. Turman's Characters

    1. Preach: We were friends, a long time ago. Laughin, rappin, chasin girls, obeying no laws, except the law of caring. Basketball days and high nights, no tomorrows, unable to remember yesterday. We live for today...
    From Cooley High. Submitted by Bobby S (2 years ago)
    1. Mr. Mason: Don't you ever want anything in this life, Preach?
    2. Preach: Yeah... I wanna live forever.
    From Cooley High. Submitted by Santiago S (2 years ago)
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