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Danny Glover Joins 'Ironiside' As Blair Underwood's Father

In this Monday Sept. 19,2011 photo actor Danny Glover is photographed during an interview in Los Angeles. Glover was promotin
In this Monday Sept. 19,2011 photo actor Danny Glover is photographed during an interview in Los Angeles. Glover was promoting his latest documentary, "The Blackpower Mixtape 1967-1975," about the evolution of the Black Power Movement. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Five-time Emmy nominee Danny Glover will appear on NBC's new crime drama "Ironside," the network announced Friday.

Glover, 67, will play Frank, the father of the show's main protagonist, Ironside (Blair Underwood). He will appear during a flashback sequence, which reveals some insight into the history of Ironside's family in the final days before his father enters prison.

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