Glynn Russell Turman plays George Valentine on Scrubs.


Born in New York City, Glynn has been acting for nearly his entire life. He began acting on Broadway and was soon cast in A Raisin in the Sun with Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee. He then attended a specialty high school and traveled doing different plays throughout the states, winning various awards. In 1978, Glynn married singer Aretha Franklin, but they later divorced.

Glynn can be seen in nearly 100 TV shows and movies. He has appeared in multiple episodes of Murder, She Wrote, A Different World, Big Apple, Resurrection Blvd, All of Us, The Wire, and In Treatment. He can also be seen in the films Manimal, Men of Honor and Sahara. Glynn has directed episodes of the series The Wayan Brothers, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, The Parent 'Hood, and A Different World. In 2008, Glynn won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for In Treatment.

Appeared In

MAIN Zach BraffSarah ChalkeDonald FaisonNeil FlynnKen JenkinsJohn C. McGinley
Judy ReyesEliza CoupeKerry BishéMichael MosleyDave Franco
SUPPORTING Johnny KastlSam LloydRobert MaschioChrista MillerTravis SchuldtAloma Wright
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