Popularly known as Danny glover, he got christened Daniel Lebern Glover. He was born on the 22nd of July, 1946. An American actor, film director and political activist, he is well known in Nigeria for his role in the American movie titled Mandela released in 1987 by HBO films.
Furthermore, his other popular major roles includes Mr. Albert Johnson in The Color Purple, as Michael Harrigan in Predator 2, as corrupt cop James McFee in Witness, as Detective Sergeant Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon film series, as Detective David Tapp in Saw, and as George Knox in Angels in the Outfield. He has also appeared in many other movies, television shows, and theatrical productions.
Glover has also 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. For these efforts, Glover received a 2006
DGA Honor. Internationally, Glover has served as a Goodwill Ambassador
for the United Nations Development Program from 1998-2004, focusing on
issues of poverty, disease, and economic development in Africa, Latin
America, and the Caribbean, and currently serves as UNICEF Ambassador.