Glynn Turman's acting career took off when he was a mere 17 years old. Turman's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the drama "A.W.O.L." (1972) with Russ Thacker, the Clarice Taylor comedic adaptation "Five on the Black Hand Side" (1973) and the crime picture "Thomasine & Bushrod" (1974) with Max Julien. He also appeared in "Together Brothers" (1974) and "The River Niger" (1975). Turman also brought characters to life with his vocal talents in the Skip Hinnant animated movie "The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat" (1974). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties and the nineties, appearing in "Out of Bounds" (1986) with Anthony Michael Hall and "Deep Cover" (1992) with Laurence Fishburne. Turman also created music for "Stickin' Together" (1992). More recently, he continued to act in the Hill Harper dramatic adaptation "The Visit" (2000), the comedy "The Seat Filler" (2004) with Kelly Rowland and the Matthew McConaughey action film "Sahara" (2005). He also appeared in the drama "Kings of the Evening" (2009) with Linara Washington and the action movie "Takers" (2010) with Chris Brown. Turman most recently acted in "Race" (2016) with Stephan James. Turman was married to Aretha Franklin.
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