Actor Glynn Turman earns first Emmy
Celebrates 50 year stage and screen career
Many fans hold certain roles by veteran actor Glynn Turman close to their hearts–from his portrayal of ‘Preach’ in “Cooley High” to ‘Colonel Taylor’ on the hit series “A Different World.” Yet, it is his recent effort as ‘Alex Sr.’ on the HBO series “In Treatment” that earned the thespian his first Emmy® Award as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.
Currently, Turman is filming the upcoming Screen Gems feature, “Bone Deep,” with Matt Dillon (“Crash”), Idris Elba (“Daddy’s Little Girls”), Tip “T.I.” Harris (“American Gangster”) and Chris Brown (“Stomp the Yard”). Next, he will return to the stage appearing in August Wilson’s “Two Trains Running,”, opposite Earl Billings (“Thank You For Smoking”), Russell Hornsby (“Lincoln Heights”) and Felton Perry (“The West Wing”). The play opens Oct. 10 at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Theatre in Los Angeles and runs through Nov. 9.