Glynn Turman: A Class Act For Over 50 Years

You may not be too familiar with how he spells his name, but when you see Glynn Turman, you’ll immediately recognize his great smile, great speaking voice and his impeccable talent as an actor. Best known for his roles as high school student Leroy “Preach” Jackson in the 1975 coming-of-age classic film Cooley High and retired Army colonel-turned math professor, Bradford Taylor, on the hit NBC sitcom A Different World, Thurman has been acting, and doing it well, for over four decades.