- Full Name Glenn E. Plummer
- Occupation Actor
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Richmond, California, USA
- Birth Date Aug 18, 1961
- Age 61 Years, 1 Months
- Net Worth $800 thousand (Celebrity Net Worth)
Glenn Plummer | BiographyAppeared in movies like 'Gifted,' 'Saw II,' & 'Dennis Hopper's Colors'
In 1992, Plummer starred as Bobby Johnson, his most memorable role, in the famous movie South Central. The film follows a former gangster, Bobby Johnson, who comes out of prison and wants to make a good life for himself and save his ten-year-old son, who has already chosen a gang life.
Glenn Plummer is an actor well known for his role as Bobby Johnson in the drama/indie movie South Central.
Glenn E. Plummer is an American TV and film actor born on 18 August 1961 in Richmond, California, USA. He received his bachelor's degree from San Francisco State University. Plummer also served as a student council advisor at Contra Costa College's Yes Drama Theater from 1983 to 1985.
Plummer debuted his acting career as Willy Johnson in the 1987 TV movie Hands of a Stranger. The same year, Plummer appeared in the movie Who's That Girl, in the TV movie The Father Clements Story, and the TV series Beauty and the Beast.
In 1990, Plummer featured in the film Downtown and Pastime and TV series Nasty Boys, Heat Wave, Cop Rock, and Equal Justice.
Two years later, he starred as Bobby Johnson, his most memorable role, in the famous movie South Central. The film follows a former gangster, Bobby Johnson, who comes out of prison and wants to make a good life for himself and save his ten-year-old son, who has already chosen a gang life.
Then in 1994, Plummer also starred in the TV series sequel of South Central of the same name. The series shows the story of Joan Mosley, played by Tina Lifford, as she tries to raise her two kids in a disturbing neighborhood after a son is killed.
Again in 1992, Plummer landed the role of Luther along with Ice T and Ice Cube in the film Trespass. Subsequently, he starred in notable projects like Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series 1993), Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (Movie 1995), and Up Close & Personal (Movie 1996).
Between 2000 and 2010, the actor appeared in movies like Ruby's Bucket of Blood, 100 Kilos, Road Dogs, Sugar Valentine, Saw II, The Longshots, Ca$h, and many more.
Similarly, he also landed roles in TV shows like ER (2007), Dexter (2007), Cold Case (2010), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2015), Suits (2016), and more.
Most recently, Plummer appeared in the movie Black Lies and The Magic in 2021. In addition, he has upcoming projects as Detective Westbrook in the short TV series Deadfall 2022 and as Thomas in the movie Fuhgedd About It, set to release in 2022.
Plummer got married to his former wife, DeMonica Santiago, a member of the 1980s pop group The Good Girls, on 5 April 2000.
Santiago began her career as a Motown recording artist in The Good Girls group while still in high school. After five years as a recording artist, she enrolled in music publishing courses at UCLA, which enabled her to gain knowledge in music publishing and helped her secure employment at the Harvey Entertainment Company.
After over twelve years of marriage, his wife filed for divorce in an L. A County Superior Court. According to the documents obtained, she also requested physical and legal custody of their son and daughter.
However, the former couple divorced a year later, in June 2014, and the actor did not have to pay child support for a few months following the verdict.
Plummer and Santiago have two kids, a son and a daughter, and co-parent with no problem while leading separate lives. The actor also shares pictures of his kids on his social media accounts.
On 6 June 2014, Plummer shared a picture of their daughter's graduation on Instagram. "My baby starting high school, I am not ready. Smh," he captioned the post.
Did You Know?
- In 2011, Plummer was sued in a Georgian court by a film producer who claimed he backed out of a film deal at the last minute. He claimed that he paid Plummer for a role in The Governor's Daughter and covered all expenses, including thousands of dollars in travel costs.
- He is regarded as THE essential "Black" character actor who has appeared in more TV and cinema roles than any other black character actor.