Glynn Turman - Details


GLYNN TURMAN recipient of the NAACP's 1994 Lifetime Achievement Award for Theater, is a veteran of the stage and screen.

His many theater credits include "The Wine Sellers," which earned him a Los Angeles Critics Award nomination and a Dramalogue Award. An NAACP Image Award followed for "Eyes of the American." Turman is also a director and producer, earning a second NAACP Image Award for his direction of "Deadwood Dick" at the Inner City Cultural Center and received further acclaim for his PBS production of "Money Rider."

Turman has had numerous successful leading roles on television, but he is perhaps best remembered as the staunch Colonel Taylor on the hit series "A Different World."

On the big screen, Turman appeared recently in "Light It Up" and "How Stella Got Her Groove Back." Other film credits include "The River Niger," "Gremlins," "J.D.'s Revenge," "Out of Bounds," "The Serpent's Egg," "The Inkwell," "Deep Cover," and the cult classic "Cooley High."


  • 31st January 1946 - Birth