Glynn Turman

American actor, writer, director, and producer

Glynn Russell Turman (born January 31, 1947) is an American actor. He played Toledo in the 2020 Netflix movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

Glynn Turman
Turman in 2007
Glynn Russell Turman

(1947-01-31) January 31, 1947 (age 77)
Years active1959–present
Known forLeroy "Preach" Jackson – Cooley High
Colonel Bradford Taylor – A Different World
Clarence RoyceThe Wire
Ula M. Walker
(m. 1965; div. 1971)

Aretha Franklin
(m. 1978; div. 1984)

Jo-Ann Allen (m. 1992)

Turman played Lew Miles on the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place, Leroy "Preach" Jackson in Cooley High, Bradford Taylor on the NBC sitcom A Different World and Mayor Clarence Royce on the HBO drama series The Wire.[1]

Turman was married Aretha Franklin from 1978 and they divorced in 1984.

References change

  1. Holan, Curt (2012). "Glynn Turman: Character actor brings star power to Atlanta". Creative Loafing Atlanta. Archived from the original on 3 March 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2012.