Danny Glover (born July 22, 1946) is an American actor and film director. He is best known from films such as The Color Purple as Mr. Albert Johnson Lethal Weapon films as Roger Murtaugh, Predator 2 as Michael Harrigan and Saw (2004) as Detective David Tapp.
Glover was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Carrie (neé Hunley) and James Glover.
Glover attended George Washington High School in San Francisco. He attended San Francisco State University (SFSU) in the late 1960s but did not graduate. He later received an honorary degree. Glover trained at the Black Actors' Workshop of the American Conservatory Theater.
In 1985, Glover portrayed Mr. Albert Johnson in The Color Purple. He later on teamed with Mel Gibson in the 1987 film Lethal Weapon, and it's sequels Lethal Weapon 2, Lethal Weapon 3 and Lethal Weapon 4 as Roger Murtaugh.