Don Cleary

Academic Historian

Don Cleary is an adjunct professor of drama at Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia.  His Ph. D. in Comparative Arts is from Ohio University of Athens, Ohio, while his undergraduate and master’s degrees are from University of North Florida and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. While at Paine College he has directed Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Piano Lesson, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf, A Raisin in the Sun, Colored People’s Time, The Colored Museum, and Day of Absence among others, and serves as a Region IV KCACTF Respondent.  In 2010 he completed his first full-length play, The Frank Yerby Story, and is currently completing research on the contribution of African Americans to Broadway.


Danny Glover (1946- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain Danny Lebern Glover, actor, producer, and humanitarian was born in San Francisco, California on July 22, 1946 to Carrie (nee) Hunly and James Glover.  His parents, United States postal workers, fought for equal rights as members of the National Association for … Read MoreDanny Glover (1946- )

Forest Whitaker (1961 — )

Forest Whitaker at the 2007 Oscar Ceremony Image Ownership: Public Domain Forest Steven Whitaker, actor, producer, and director, was born in Longview, Texas, July 15, 1961, but was raised in South Central Los Angeles, where his parents moved when he was four years old.  His … Read MoreForest Whitaker (1961 — )