Movies that Made Danny Glover Famous

Posted in Entertainment on Jan 17th, 2019


Danny Glover, born Danny Lebern Glover in 1946, is an actor, director, and activist. Best known for the Lethal Weapon movie franchise, Glover has appeared in so many more movies. You've probably seen at least one of the things on this list. Check out the movies that made Danny Glover a famous actor and a familiar face in Hollywood.

 

13. Escape from Alcatraz  (1979)

Danny’s first taste of the silver screen was as an inmate in the 1979 thriller, Escape from Alcatraz.  Starring alongside the likes of Clint Eastwood, this $8m budget film grossed over $43m in the box office. The plot of the movie revolves around an attempt by Eastwood to break out of a maximum security prison – Alcatraz – a feat that has never been accomplished successfully.  The minor role for Danny Glover as one of the inmates, was a stepping stone to a huge career in the movie industry.

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