Danny Glover, one of Hollywood’s most versatile and respected actors, has gained international star status for his portrayal of police detective Roger Murtaugh opposite Mel Gibson in the mega-hit Lethal Weapon film series. Mr. Glover made his directorial debut with the Chanticleer Films production of Override. It aired on Showtime in October 1994. A native of San Francisco, Mr. Glover attended San Francisco State College and trained at the Black Actor’s Workshop of the American Conservatory Theatre. He appeared in numerous stage productions, including The Island and Macbeth at the Los Angeles Actors’ Theatre and Sizwe Banzi is Dead at the Eureka Theatre. However, it was Mr. Glover’s performance in the New York production of Athol Fugard’s Master Harold and The Boys, that first brought the actor national recognition. Mr. Glover received widespread critical acclaim in the Academy Awarding winning Places in the Heart with Sally Field. Mr. Glover brought to like the menacing character of Mister in Steven Spielberg’s production of the Alice Walker novel The Color Purple. For his work in Lethal Weapon, Mr. Glover was presented with the NAACP Image Award. He received his second image Award as well as an ACE Award for his performance in HBO’s presentation of Mandela. He went on to star in the PBS mini-series Lonesome Dove, for which he earned an Emmy nomination as Best Supporting Actor. Mr. Glover starred in Charles Burnett’s award-winning and critically acclaimed To Sleep With Anger, and made his debut as an Executive Producer which landed him the Independent Feature Project/West’s Best Actor Award as well as another NAACP Image Award nomination. He was inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame and in April, received the prestigious Phoenix Award from the Black American Cinema Society. Mr. Glover played villain Easy Money in Miramax’s A Rage in Harlem and starred with Kevin Kline, Mary McDonnell and Alfre Woodard in Lawrence Kasdan’s contemporary drama Grand Canyon. Mr. Glover also starred as a police officer in the powerful drama Bopha! He was Executive Producer of two HBO projects, America’s Dream and Deadly Voyage. Mr. Glover portrays Sgt. Washington Wyatt in Buffalo Soldiers, which he is also Executive Producer. Currently, Mr. Glover and Oprah Winfrey re-team to do Tony Morrison’s Beloved. Plus, Mr. Glover has recently signed to do Lethal Weapon 4.