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RICHARD ROUNDTREE

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RICHARD ROUNDTREE
 

Richard Roundtree

Richard Roundtree


Born: 9 / 7 / 1942 , New York , Usa –

BIOGRAPHY:

Roundtree was a leading man in early 1970s blaxploitation films, his best-known role being detective John Shaft in the action movie, Shaft (1971) and its sequels, Shaft’s Big Score (1972) and Shaft in Africa (1973).

Roundtree also appeared opposite Laurence Olivier and Ben Gazzara in Inchon (1981). On television, he played the slave Sam Bennett in the 1977 television series Roots and Dr. Daniel Reubens on Generations from 1989 to 1991.

Before becoming an actor, he was a football player and a model. He played another private detective in 1984’s City Heat opposite Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds.

Although Roundtree worked throughout the 1990s, many of his films were not well-received, but he found success elsewhere in stage plays.






INTERVIEW:

MORE MOVIE WITH: Richard Roundtree



the Confidant
(2010)
Play: Claude



Boat Trip
(2002)
Play: Le Pre de Flicia



Shaft
(2000)
Play: (Oncle) John Shaft



Original Gangstas
(1996)
Play: Slick



the Big Score
(1983)
Play: Gordon



One Down, Two to Go
(1982)
Play: Ralph



Shaft in Africa
(1973)
Play: John Shaft



Shaft’s Big Score!
(1972)
Play: John Shaft



Shaft
(1971)
Play: John Shaft




SERIES TV WITH: Richard Roundtree


Being Mary Jane
Being Mary Jane
(2014)
Play: Paul Patterson


Diary of a Single Mom
Diary of a Single Mom
(2009)
Play: Lou Bailey


Soul Food
Soul Food
(2000)
Play: Hardy Lester


Buddies
Buddies
(1996)
Play: Henry Carlisle


the Wayans Bros
the Wayans Bros
(1995)
Play: Dr. Mumford


Roc
Roc
(1991)
Play: Russell


Le Pince de Bel'Air
Le Prince de Bel-Air
(1990)
Play: Dr No


A Different World
Campus Show (A Different World)
(1987)
Play: Clinton Reese


Amen
Amen
(1986)
Play: Sgt. Burke


Racines
Roots
(1977)
Play: Sam Bennett


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