The eleven-time Oscar nominated film, The Color Purple stars Glover as "Mr. Albert Johnson", opposite Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg and is still a critically acclaimed film, which touches on the racial injustices and issues that African-American girls, "Celie" and "Sofia" face. A heavy but incredibly important film to watch.
Born on July 22, 1946 in San Francisco, California, Danny Glover grew up in an activist background with his parents both fighting for equal rights. Glover still continues to persevere in his present-day activism, as well as his long list of film and television performances. Check out his amazing filmography from the '80s all the way up until today!