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List of Glory Characters

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List of Glory characters, including pictures when available. These characters from the movie Glory are listed by their importance to the film, so leading roles can be found at the top of the list. From main characters to minor roles and cameos, these characters are a big part of what made the film so great. The names of the actors and actresses who portrayed each character are included below as well, so use this Glory character list to find out who played your favorite role.

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If you want to know, "What are the character's names in Glory?" then this list will answer your question.

You can view this list of Glory roles alphabetically by clicking on "Name" at the top of the list. If one of your favorite characters is missing, you can add them by typing in their name at the bottom of the list.
  • 1

    Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins

    Morgan Freeman
  • 2

    Pvt. Trip

    Denzel Washington
  • 3

    Col. Robert Gould Shaw

    Matthew Broderick
  • 4

    Maj. Cabot Forbes

    Cary Elwes
  • 5

    Tall Contraband

    Afemo Omilami
  • 6

    Union Cavalryman

    Rodger Williamson
  • 7

    White Woman

    Joan Riordan
  • 8

    10th Connecticut Soldier #6

    Richard Wright
  • 9

    Young Soldier

    Benji Wilhoite
  • 10

    Dr. Charles G. Thorpe

    Raymond Godshall Jr.
  • 11

    Contraband Soldier

    Robert Lee Minor
  • 12

    10th Connecticut Soldier #3

    Paul Desmond
  • 13

    10th Connecticut Soldier #4

    Tom Barrington
  • 14

    Short Contraband

    Keith Noble
  • 15


    Dan Biggers
  • 16

    Confederate Soldier #1

    Kevin R. Hershberger
  • 17

    10th Connecticut Soldier #7

    Kevin Jarre
  • 18

    Dr. William B. Rogers

    Marc Gowan
  • 19

    Union Soldier #1

    Jay Lance
  • 20

    54th Soldier

    Mark A. Jones
  • 21

    Union Soldier #2

    William Mathis
  • 22

    'A' Company Officer

    Daniel H. Jenkins
  • 23

    10th Connecticut Soldier #5

    Michael Fowler
  • 24

    Black Woman

    Saundra Dunson-Franks
  • 25


    Michael Wayne Thomas