Ep. 114: A Chat with Glynn Turman (Women of the Movement)

Hear what Emmy Award-Winner Glynn Turman has to say about working on the recent mini-series Women of the Movement, making his Broadway debut in the original Broadway cast of A Raisin in the Sun, and more.

About the Guest

 Glynn Turman is a New York City-born actor who enjoyed his first real taste of acting success as a young teenager, originating the role of Travis Younger on Broadway in the landmark play A Raisin in the Sun opposite Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee. Upon graduation from the renowned High School of Performing Arts in New York, he apprenticed in regional and repertory companies throughout the country until he settled in Los Angeles in the mid-1970’s. Turman is also an award-winning stage and television director, helming episodes of “Hanging with Mr. Cooper” and “The Wayans Bros,” also directed during his seasons of acting work in “A Different World.” His strong work in film and television continues today with his memorable roles on “The Wire,” “House of Lies” and “Queen Sugar” among many others.


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