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Richard Roundtree

Model (person) | * 07/09/1942 (79) | New Rochelle, New York (United States of America (USA))
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Richard Roundtree (born July 9, 1942) is an American actor and former model. Roundtree is noted as being "the first black action hero" for his portrayal of private detective John Shaft in the 1971 film Shaft, and its four sequels, released between 1972 and 2019. For his performance in the original film, Roundtree was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor in 1972. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Crime

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Movies with Richard Roundtree as Actor(81)

as Skip Davis2019 What Men Want
as John Shaft, Sr.2019 Shaft
as Alonzo Sparks2015 Collar
as Henshaw2012 Retreat!
as Claude2010 The Confidant
as Theodore Wolf2010 Whatever She Wants
as Lou Bailey2009 Diary of a Single Mom
as J.T.2009 Set Apart
as Ben Burns2008 Speed Racer
as Gary Markash2008 Final Approach
as Miles Porter2007 Point of Entry
as Lee Marvin2006 Wild Seven
as Assistant V.P. Trueman2006 Brick
as Colonel Watts2005 Painkiller Jane
as Rick Apping2003 Vegas Vampires
as Jack Blackburn2002 Joe and Max
as Felicia's Dad2002 Boat Trip
as Boom-Boom2002 Al's Lads
as himself2002 BaadAsssss Cinema
as Lyle Barton2001 Antitrust
as Howard Shuster2001 Corky Romano
as "Uncle" John Shaft2000 Shaft
as Uncle Joe1997 Steel
as Slick1996 Original Gangstas
as Dist. Atty. Martin Talbot1995 Se7en
as Commissioner Lynch1995 Theodore Rex
as Harold1995 Ballistic
as Dunc1994 Shadows of Desire
as Frank Webb1994 Mind Twister
as Jacob Briscoe1993 Bonanza: The Return
as Harry Reams1993 Body of Influence
as Agent Peterson1993 Deadly Rivals
as Prescott1992 Christmas in Connecticut
as Samuel Stark1992 Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight
as Captain Ralph Phipps1991 A Time to Die
as Dr. Carlson1990 Gypsy Angels
as July1990 Bad Jim
as Lt. Johnson1989 Crack House
as Lloyd1989 The Banker
as Captain Crane1989 Night Visitor
as Gamble1989 Miami Cops
as Commissioner Pike1988 Maniac Cop
as Captain Barnes1988 Party Line
as Dundee1988 Getting Even
as Lt. Doniger1988 Angel III: The Final Chapter
as Chip Williams1986 Jocks
as Stafford1986 Opposing Force
as Cmdr. Frederick Bryce1986 The Fifth Missile
as Agent Bill Bryant1984 Killpoint
as Dehl Swift1984 City Heat
as Sergeant John Austin1983 Young Warriors
as Gordon1983 The Big Score
as Ralph1982 One Down, Two to Go
as Powell1982 Q
as Sgt. Augustus Henderson1982 Inchon
as Capt. Stevens1981 An Eye for an Eye
as Gideon Marunga1980 Game for Vultures
as Coco Morrell1979 Portrait of a Hitman
as Fessler1979 Day of the Assassin
as Nat Judson1979 Escape to Athena
as Archie1975 Diamonds
as Friday1975 Man Friday
as Miles Quade1974 Earthquake
as The Black Man1973 Charley-One-Eye
as Shelly Forsythe1973 Firehouse
as John Shaft1973 Shaft in Africa
as himself1972 Nationtime
as John Shaft1972 Shaft's Big Score!
as Dick Shannon1972 Embassy
as John Shaft1971 Shaft
as Interracial Couple1970 What Do You Say to a Naked Lady

TV Shows/Series with Richard Roundtree as Actor(36)

as Grandpa2019 Family Reunion
as Don Bennett2016 Lethal Weapon
as Samuel Letts2015 The Player
as Paul Patterson, Sr.2014 Being Mary Jane
as Floyd Benton2008 The Mentalist
as Charles Deveaux2006 Heroes
as Col. D.B. Walter2005 The Closer
as Mr. Shaw2004 Desperate Housewives
2001 Alias
1996 Buddies
1991 Roc
as Rev. Gordon Sims1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
as Ben Halley1987 21 Jump Street
1986 Amen
1986 Outlaws
as Serpenius1985 A.D.
as Mean Willy1983 Masquerade
as Dave Wilbur1977 The Love Boat
1977 CHiPs
1973 Shaft

Movies with Richard Roundtree as Crew(1)

Crew/Thanks2012 Django Unchained

Full Name: Richard Roundtree
Born: Thursday, 07/09 1942 (July) in New Rochelle, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 79 years + 142 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Southern Illinois University Carbondale, New Rochelle High School
Richard Roundtree frequently works together with these people:
Fred Williamson (11x, Actor)
Vernee Watson-Johnson (10x, Actress)
Ernest Tidyman (10x, Crew)
Clu Gulager (9x, Actor)
Herb Edelman (9x, Actor)
Clyde Kusatsu (8x, Actor)
Steven Culp (8x, Actor)
Gary Grubbs (8x, Actor)
Brian Kerwin (7x, Actor)
Tony Plana (7x, Actor)
Blu Mankuma (7x, Actor)
Beverly Jackson (7x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2911, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/31/2021