Glynn Turman

Actor · Director · Writer
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Glynn Russell Turman is an American stage, television, and film actor as well as a writer, director, and producer. Turman is known for his roles as Lew Miles on the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place (1968–69), high school student Leroy "Preach" Jackson in the 1975 coming-of-age film Cooley High, math professor and retired Army colonel Bradford Taylor... read more

Glynn Russell Turman is an American stage, television, and film actor as well as a writer, director, and producer. Turman is known for his roles as Lew Miles on the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place (1968–69), high school student Leroy "Preach" Jackson in the 1975 coming-of-age film Cooley High, math professor and retired Army colonel Bradford Taylor on the NBC sitcom A Different World (1988–93), and fictional Baltimore mayor Clarence Royce on the HBO drama series The Wire. He recently portrayed Jeremiah Kaan on the Showtime series House of Lies.

Birth Name

Glynn Russell Turman

Born

Friday, 31 January 1947

Actor Filmography

The Outlaw Johnny Black Bullseye Black 2020
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Toledo 2020
Power Book II: Ghost Gabriel 2020
Close Enough (voice) 2020
Day by Day Rex 2020
The Way Back Doc 2020
It Takes a Lunatic Self 2019
Sextuplets Leland 2019
The Red Line Nathan Gordon 2019
Bumblebee General Whalen 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Outlaw Johnny Black Bullseye Black 2020
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Toledo 2020
Power Book II: Ghost Gabriel 2020
Close Enough (voice) 2020
Day by Day Rex 2020
The Way Back Doc 2020
It Takes a Lunatic Self 2019
Sextuplets Leland 2019
The Red Line Nathan Gordon 2019
Bumblebee General Whalen 2018
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Himself 2018
Windows on the World Lou 2017
Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Himself 2017
Mr. Mercedes Judge Raines 2017
Claws Calvin 2017
American Gods Reverend Hutchins 2017
Graves 2016
Better Things Rocket 2016
Queen Sugar Ernest Bordelon 2016
Race Harry E. Davis 2016
Documentary Now! Julius Baxter 2015
Proof Colonel James Tyler 2015
Being Fabulous Rocks! T.V. Show Himself - Guest 2015
How to Get Away with Murder Nate Lahey Sr. 2014
Black-ish Billy Blade 2014
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee Himself 2014
Power Gabriel 2014
Fargo Doctor Senator 2014
Dakota's Summer Isaac Benson 2014
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
The Arsenio Hall Show Himself - Guest 2013
Act Like You Love Me David 2013
Kimmie's Kitchen Himself 2013
Revolution Major David Kipling 2012
The Obama Effect Slim Sugar 2012
Chasing LA Himself 2012
John Dies At The End Detective 2012
Alcatraz Emmitt Little 2012
House of Lies Jeremiah Kaan, Jeremiah 2012
Suits Vic 2011
Super 8 Dr. Woodward 2011
Way Black When: Primetime Himself 2011
Burlesque Harold Saint 2010
The Defenders Judge Owens, Judge Bob Owens 2010
Detroit 1-8-7 Reverend Clinton P. Huey 2010
Takers Chief Detective Duncan 2010
Funny or Die Presents... Chief Huckey 2010
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (voice) 2010
Red Carpet Report Self 2009
FlashForward Senator Noland 2009
NCIS: Los Angeles James Pierce 2009
Southland Captain 2009
In Treatment Alex Prince Sr., Alex Prince, Sr. 2008
Murder 101: New Age Sheriff Bob Monroe 2008
Players at the Poker Palace Black Bart 2008
Kings Of The Evening Clarence Brown 2008
Criminal Minds Charles Johnson 2005
The Seat Filler Derrick's Dad 2005
Sahara Dr. Frank Hopper 2005
Black in the 80s Himself 2005
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years Himself 2004
Cold Case Al Towert 2003
The Lyon's Den Phil Cherot 2003
All of Us Earl James, Earl 2003
The Wire Mayor Clarence V. Royce, Former Mayor Clarence V. Royce 2002
The Bernie Mac Show Carl 2001
Scrubs George 2001
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Roy Hines 2001
Air Rage Ted Bigelow 2001
Big Apple Ted Olsen 2001
Fire & Ice Robert Aimes Sr. 2001
Men Of Honor Chief Floyd 2000
Resurrection Blvd. Bobby Davis 2000
Freedom Song T-Bone Lanier 2000
The Visit Parole Board Member Reingold 2000
Light It Up Principal Allan Armstrong 1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Young 1999
Strange World Wade Beecher 1999
How Stella Got Her Groove Back Dr. Shakespeare 1998
The Magnificent Seven Achilles Thompson 1998
Buffalo Soldiers Sgt. Joshua 'Joyu' Judges Ruth 1997
Millennium James Glen 1996
Subterfuge Stallworth Hubbs 1996
The Lazarus Man 1996
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Coach Powell 1996
JAG Sub Captain 1995
Someone Else's Child Judge Roullard 1994
Touched by an Angel Sheriff Ernie Guthrie 1994
ER Mr. Holmes 1994
The Inkwell Spencer Phillips 1994
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad Solomon 1994
Deep Cover Russell Stevens Sr. 1992
Freddy's Nightmares Dr. Redman 1988
J.J. Starbuck Lt. Caspersons 1987
A Different World Colonel Bradford Taylor, Colonel Brad Taylor, Colonel Brad Taylor (credit only) 1987
CBS Summer Playhouse Roger Donnely 1987
Out Of Bounds Lieutenant Delgado 1986
Star's Table Himself 1986
Matlock Maj. Dennis Orlando 1986
The Redd Foxx Show Rod Tyler 1986
The Twilight Zone Billy Kinetta 1985
Hail to the Chief LaRue Hawkes 1985
Murder, She Wrote Ben Coleman, Earl Browder, Stan Lassiter 1984
Secrets of a Married Man Jesse 1984
Hot Pursuit Mitch Simpson 1984
Gremlins Roy Hanson 1984
Riptide Tyrone Diamond 1984
Manimal Ty Earl 1983
Lottery! 1983
Penitentiary II Charles Johnson 1982
T.J. Hooker Norman Powell 1982
American Playhouse Joshua 1981
Fame Ben Pettit 1982
The Greatest American Hero Captain Le Clerc 1981
Palmerstown, U.S.A. C.J. Freeman 1980
Attica Raymond Franklin 1980
The White Shadow Ron Taylor 1978
Katie: Portrait of A Centerfold Preston de Cordiva 1978
Centennial Nate Person 1978
The Paper Chase Raymond Livingston 1978
A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich Nigeria 1978
The Serpent's Egg Monroe 1977
The Love Boat Tyrone 1977
Minstrel Man Harry Brown Jr. 1977
Fantasy Island Joe Wilson 1977
Visions Axis 1976
The Tony Randall Show William 1976
J.D.'S Revenge Isaac 1976
The River Niger Jeff Williams 1976
Cooley High Leroy "Preach" Jackson 1975
The Blue Knight Edwin Beall 1975
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (voice) 1974
Together Brothers Dr. Johnson 1974
Thomasine & Bushrod Jomo J. Anderson 1974
Five on the Black Hand Side Gideon 1973
ABC Afterschool Specials Lenny Johnson 1972
The Rookies Jimmy Webster 1972
Honky Sailor at Bus Station 1971
Cannon Jamal 1971
In Search Of America Bodhi 1971
Men at Law 1970
Carter's Army Pvt. George Brightman 1970
Room 222 Vic 1969
The Doris Day Show Chris Davis 1968
Mod Squad Lonnie 1968
Hawaii Five-O Harley Dartson 1968
Julia Jimmy James 1968
CBS Playhouse Jackson 1967
Daktari Usumbu 1966
Peyton Place Lew Miles 1964
Play of the Week 1959
The Magical World of Disney Lloyd Lyman 1954

Director Filmography

2019 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Won
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