Marty's father Jeremiah is an esteemed, and opinionated, psychoanalyst. He is not afraid to share his professional and personal opinions about Roscoe's situation, or anything else for that matter.
Glynn Turman, Emmy® Award winning actor, started his career at the tender age of 12 in the landmark Broadway production of A RAISIN IN THE SUN with Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee. He has performed in such plays as Athol Fugard's MY CHILDREN, MY AFRICA; CEREMONIES IN DARK OLD MEN; WHAT THE WINE SELLERS BUY; EYES OF THE AMERICAN; and Turman's own autobiographical one-man show, MOVIN' MAN. His many film credits include BURLESQUE, TAKERS, SAHARA, KINGS OF THE EVENING, MEN OF HONOR, DEEP COVER, GREMLINS, J.D.'S REVENGE, LIGHT IT UP, THE SERPENT'S EGG, THE INKWELL, HOW STELLA GOT HER GROOVE BACK, and the cult classic COOLEY HIGH.
Turman was seen in the J. J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg film SUPER 8, JOHN DIES IN THE END, and THE OBAMA EFFECT. In 2008, Turman scored his first Emmy® win as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for IN TREATMENT. Other television series and roles include, A DIFFERENT WORLD, RESURRECTION BLVD., BIG APPLE, THE WIRE, THE DEFENDERS, SCRUBS, SOUTHLAND, FLASHFORWARD, CSI, THE BERNIE MAC SHOW, LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, BUFFALO SOLDIERS, and MINSTREL MAN.
He's won three NAACP Image Awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award for Theatre; the 2010 Pan-African Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2010 LA Stage Ovation Award for Outstanding Lead Actor as Memphis in August Wilson's TWO TRAINS RUNNING; a Los Angeles Critics Award nomination, a Dramalogue Award, and multiple NAACP Image Award nominations. Turman is currently working on his autobiography "Movin' Man."