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Richard Roundtree

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Richard Roundtree (born July 9, 1942) is an American actor and former fashion model. He is best known for his portrayal of private detective John Shaft in the 1971 film Shaft and in its two sequels, Shaft's Big Score (1972) and Shaft in Africa (1973). Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Roundtree, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 9, 1942 In New Rochelle, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie What Do You Say to a Naked Lady 1970-02-18
Latest Project:
Movie A Family Reunion Christmas 2019-12-09
Known For
Poster of The Mentalist
Poster of Heroes
Poster of Brick
Poster of Se7en
Movie What Men Want Skip Davis 2019-02-08
Movie Shaft John Shaft, Sr. 2019-06-14
Movie A Family Reunion Christmas Grandpa 2019-12-09
Series Being Mary Jane Paul Patterson, Sr. 2014-01-07
Movie Retreat! Henshaw 2012-05-25
Movie The Confidant Claude 2010-08-24
Movie Whatever She Wants Theodore Wolf 2010-02-02
Movie Set Apart J.T. 2009-01-19
Movie Diary of a Single Mom Lou Bailey 2009-01-27
Movie Final Approach Gary Markash 2008-05-24
Movie Speed Racer Ben Burns 2008-05-07
Series The Mentalist Floyd Benton 2008-09-23
Movie Ladies of the House Stan 2008-10-18
Series Lincoln Heights Unknown 2007-01-08
Movie Point of Entry Miles Porter 2007-11-03
Movie Brick Assistant V.P. Trueman 2006-03-31
Movie Wild Seven Lee Marvin 2006-01-01
Series Blade: The Series Unknown 2006-06-28
Series Heroes Charles Deveaux 2006-09-25
Series Close to Home Unknown 2005-09-20
Series The Closer Unknown 2005-06-13
Movie Painkiller Jane Colonel Watts 2005-12-10
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie Max Havoc: Curse Of The Dragon Tahsi 2004-11-10
Movie Vegas Vampires Rick Apping 2003-12-12
Movie BaadAsssss Cinema Self 2002-01-01
Movie Al's Lads Boom-Boom 2002-06-29
Movie Boat Trip Felicia's Dad 2002-10-01
Movie Antitrust Lyle Barton 2001-01-11
Movie Corky Romano Howard Shuster 2001-10-12
Series Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Shaft "Uncle" John Shaft 2000-06-15
Series Soul Food Unknown 2000-06-28
Series Rescue 77 Captain Durfee 1999-03-15
Movie George of the Jungle Kwame 1997-07-15
Series 413 Hope St. Phil Thomas 1997-09-11
Movie Steel Uncle Joe 1997-08-15
Movie Original Gangstas Slick 1996-05-10
Series Buddies 1996-03-05
Series Profiler Unknown 1996-09-21
Series The Wayans Bros. Unknown 1995-01-11
Movie Bonanza: Under Attack Jacob 1995-01-15
Movie Se7en Dist. Atty. Martin Talbot 1995-09-22
Movie Theodore Rex Commissioner Lynch 1995-12-14
Movie Ballistic Harold 1995-02-28
Movie Mind Twister Frank Webb 1994-03-16
Movie Body of Influence Harry Reams 1993-04-21
Series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Sins of the Night Les 1993-12-07
Movie Deadly Rivals Agent Peterson 1993-06-30
Movie Amityville: A New Generation Pauli 1993-09-29
Movie Bonanza: The Return Jacob Briscoe 1993-11-24
Movie Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight Samuel Stark 1992-01-05
Movie Christmas in Connecticut Prescott 1992-04-13
Series Renegade Unknown 1992-09-19
Series Roc Unknown 1991-08-25
Movie A Time to Die Captain Ralph Phipps 1991-12-05
Movie Gypsy Angels Dr. Carlson 1990-01-01
Movie Bad Jim July 1990-04-25
Series Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Series Generations Unknown 1989-03-27
Movie Night Visitor Captain Crane 1989-05-12
Movie Crack House Lt. Johnson 1989-11-10
Movie The Banker Lloyd 1989-12-20
Movie Maniac Cop Commissioner Pike 1988-05-13
Movie Getting Even Dundee 1988-05-24
Movie Party Line Captain Barnes 1988-10-01
Movie Angel III: The Final Chapter Lt. Doniger 1988-11-10
Series A Different World Unknown 1987-09-24
Series Beauty and the Beast Unknown 1987-09-25
Movie Opposing Force Stafford 1986-08-01
Movie The Fifth Missile Cmdr. Frederick Bryce 1986-02-23
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series Amen Unknown 1986-09-27
Series Outlaws 1986-12-28
Movie Jocks Chip Williams 1986-11-14
Series A.D. Serpenius 1985-03-31
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Series Hollywood Beat Unknown 1985-09-21
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie City Heat Dehl Swift 1984-12-05
Movie Killpoint Agent Bill Bryant 1984-12-03
Movie The Big Score Gordon 1983-03-17
Movie Young Warriors Sergeant John Austin 1983-08-28
Series Masquerade Mean Willy 1983-12-15
Movie Inchon Sgt. Augustus Henderson 1982-05-04
Movie Q Powell 1982-09-08
Movie One Down, Two to Go Ralph 1982-11-19
Movie An Eye for an Eye Capt. Stevens 1981-08-14
Movie Game for Vultures Gideon Marunga 1980-09-17
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Movie Escape to Athena Nat Judson 1979-05-21
Movie Portrait of a Hitman Coco Morrell 1979-05-11
Movie Day of the Assassin Fessler 1979-12-15
Series Roots Unknown 1977-01-23
Series CHiPs Unknown 1977-09-15
Movie Man Friday Friday 1975-03-04
Movie Diamonds Archie 1975-10-22
Movie Earthquake Miles Quade 1974-01-01
Movie Charley-One-Eye The Black Man 1973-04-18
Series Shaft 1973-10-09
Movie Shaft in Africa John Shaft 1973-06-14
Movie Embassy Dick Shannon 1972-03-02
Movie Shaft's Big Score! John Shaft 1972-06-08
Movie Soul in Cinema: Filming Shaft on Location Himself 1971-06-02
Movie Shaft John Shaft 1971-06-25
Movie What Do You Say to a Naked Lady Interracial Couple 1970-02-18