Glynn Turman

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Glynn Turman is a popular American actor, writer, director, and producer. Glynn Turman is best known for his role as Lew Miles on the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place from 1968 to 1969.

Early Life and Childhood

Glynn Turman was born on January 31, 1947, in the city of New York, United States. His age is 76 years as of 2022 and his full name is Glynn Russell Turman.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, he belongs to the Nigerian ethnicity and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.

However, there is no information available on the web regarding his parents and siblings. He may not want to share information about his family to keep them out of the spotlight.


In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. Later, he attended the High School of Performing Arts located in the Manhattan section of New York City and graduated in 1965. However, his additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web.

Glynn Turman – Net Worth 2023

Glynn has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million and his annual salary is $50k. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his acting, writing, and directing professions. However, his weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

He has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he began his film career in the 1970s with films such as Five on the Black Hand Side in 1973, Thomasine & Bushrod in 1974, Together Brothers in 1974, Cooley High in 1975, The River Niger in 1976, and A Hero Ain’t Nothin’ but a Sandwich in 1978.

Moreover, he appeared in the 1994 television film Race to Freedom. In 2004, he joined the HBO series The Wire as Mayor Clarence Royce and became a regular character in 2006. In 2007, he was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Mayor Royce.

Similarly, he won a Primetime Emmy in 2008 for his appearance on the HBO series In Treatment. Besides that, in 2012, he made his Showtime debut as the father of characters played by Don Cheadle and Larenz Tate in House of Lies.

Likewise, in 2016, he played Ernest Bordelon, the father, in the Oprah Winfrey Network TV show Queen Sugar. Furthermore, he was cast as Nate Lahey Sr. in 10 episodes of the ABC drama How to Get Away With Murder in seasons 4 and 5.

In addition, he also played Vic in the legal drama Suits in 2018. He most recently appeared in the ABC limited series Women of the Movement in 2021, playing Emmett Till’s great-uncle Mose Wright.

Glynn Turman

Caption: Glynn Turman featuring in a movie. Source: Black Horror Movies

Brand Endorsements

Glynn has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, he is not promoting anything or collaborating with any brands. No information is available on the web regarding the products he has supported or not.

Also, he has not disclosed any information about the brands or companies he has endorsed. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him being associated with some brands and supporting their products.

Awards and Nomination

Glynn was nominated and has won several awards in his career. He won Primetime Emmy Awards, Black Reel Awards for Television, LAFCA Award, LA Muse Award, PFCS Award, San Diego Black Film Festival, and many more.

Similarly, he was nominated for AFCA Award, Critics Choice Award, Independent Spirit Award, Gold Derby Film Award, Gold Derby TV Award, Image Award, NSFC Award, OFTA Television Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and many more.


Caption: Glynn Turman getting an award. Source: Facebook

Relationship Status

Glynn married Jo-Ann Allen on February 14, 1992. However, he has not revealed anything about how they both met and dated each other. Moreover, it is seen that they both are quite happy being together at the moment.

They have one daughter together. However, in the past, he had two wives, Ula May Walker with whom he had 3 children, and Aretha Franklin. Later, he got divorced from them.

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Caption: Glynn Turman with his wife. Source: Pinterest


Glynn has always been concerned with his professional life. However, he hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Also, he avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 5 Feet 9 inches tall and weighs 72kg. Similarly, he has a good physique that measures 40-32-38 inches and has beautiful brown eyes and black hair.

Also, his suitable dress size is 7 and his shoe size is 9.5(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements.

Glynn Turman – Social Media

Glynn is active on Twitter. He has 16.7K followers on Twitter and owns a Twitter account @glynnturman. Moreover, he is not available on other social media sites including Instagram and Facebook.

However, he has a lot of fans so there are some of his fan-created profiles too. Also, due to his popularity, many of his fans want to know more about him, including his daily life.