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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).

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​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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 116

Birthday 1942-07-09

Place of Birth New Rochelle, New York, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Collar as Reverend Alonzo Sparks
2019 Shaft as John Shaft
2015 The Player(2 episodes) as Samuel Letts
2014 Being Mary Jane(50 episodes) as Paul Patterson, Sr.
2012 Retreat! as Henshaw
2010 The Confidant as Claude
2010 Whatever She Wants as Theodore Wolf
2009 Set Apart as J.T.
2008 Ladies of the House
2008 The Mentalist(1 episode) as Floyd Benton
2008 Speed Racer as Ben Burns
2007 Point of Entry as Det. Miles Porter
2007 Lincoln Heights(1 episode)
2006 Heroes(5 episodes) as Charles Deveaux
2006 Blade: The Series(1 episode)
2006 Wild Seven as Lee Marvin
2005 Painkiller Jane as Colonel Watts
2005 Close to Home(1 episode)
2005 The Closer(1 episode)
2005 Grey's Anatomy(1 episode)
2005 Brick as Assistant V.P. Trueman
2004 Max Havoc: Curse Of The Dragon as Tahsi
2004 Desperate Housewives(28 episodes)
2002 Boat Trip as Felicia's Dad
2002 Al's Lads as Boom-Boom
2002 Joe and Max as Jack Blackburn
2002 BaadAsssss Cinema as Himself
2001 Corky Romano as Howard Shuster
2001 Alias(2 episodes)
2001 Antitrust as Lyle Barton
2000 Soul Food(6 episodes)
2000 Shaft as (Uncle) John Shaft
1999 Rescue 77(8 episodes) as Captain Durfee
1997 413 Hope St.(10 episodes)
1997 Steel as Onkel Joe
1997 George of the Jungle as Kwame
1996 Profiler(1 episode)
1996 Original Gangstas as Slick
1996 Buddies(13 episodes)
1995 Theodore Rex as Commissioner Lynch
1995 Se7en as Dist. Atty. Martin Talbot
1995 Bonanza: Under Attack as Jacob
1995 The Wayans Bros.(1 episode)
1994 Shadows of Desire as Dunc
1994 Mind Twister as Frank Webb
1993 Bonanza: The Return as Jacob Briscoe
1993 Amityville: A New Generation as Pauli
1993 Deadly Rivals as Agent Peterson
1993 Body of Influence as Harry Reams
1993 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman(1 episode)
1993 Sins of the Night as Les
1992 Renegade(1 episode)
1992 Christmas in Connecticut as Prescott
1992 Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight as Samuel Stark
1991 Roc(1 episode)
1991 A Time to Die as Captain Ralph Phipps
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210(1 episode)
1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air(2 episodes) as Rev. Gordon Sims
1990 Bad Jim as July
1989 The Banker as Lloyd
1989 Crack House as Lt. Johnson
1989 Night Visitor as Captain Crane
1989 Miami Cops as Gamble
1988 Angel III: The Final Chapter as Lt. Doniger
1988 Party Line as Captain Barnes
1988 Getting Even as Dundee
1988 Maniac Cop as Commissioner Pike
1987 Beauty and the Beast(4 episodes)
1987 A Different World(2 episodes)
1986 Outlaws(12 episodes)
1986 Jocks as Chip Williams
1986 Amen(2 episodes)
1986 L.A. Law(1 episode)
1986 Opposing Force as Stafford
1986 The Fifth Missile as Cmdr. Frederick Bryce
1985 MacGyver(1 episode)
1985 Hollywood Beat(1 episode)
1985 A.D.(5 episodes) as Serpenius
1984 City Heat as Dehl Swift
1984 Killpoint as Agent Bill Bryant
1984 Murder, She Wrote(1 episode)
1983 Masquerade(1 episode) as Mean Willy
1983 Young Warriors as Sergeant John Austin
1983 The Big Score as Gordon
1982 One Down, Two to Go as Ralph
1982 Q as Powell
1981 An Eye for an Eye as Capt. Stevens
1981 Inchon as Sgt. Augustus Henderson
1980 Magnum, P.I.(1 episode)
1980 Game For Vultures as Gideon Marunga
1980 Gypsy Angels as Dr. Carlson
1979 Day of the Assassin as Fessler
1979 Escape to Athena as Nat Judson
1979 Portrait of a Hitman as Coco Morrell
1977 CHiPs(1 episode)
1977 Roots(1 episode)
1975 Diamonds as Archie
1975 Man Friday as Friday
1974 Earthquake as Miles Quade
1974 Shaft: The Murder Machine as John Shaft
1974 Shaft: The Capricorn Murders as John Shaft
1974 Shaft: Cop Killer as John Shaft
1973 Shaft: The Kidnapping as John Shaft
1973 Shaft: Hit-Run as John Shaft
1973 Shaft: The Killing as John Shaft
1973 Shaft(7 episodes)
1973 Shaft: The Enforcers as John Shaft
1973 Shaft in Africa as John Shaft
1973 Charley-One-Eye as The Black Man
1973 Firehouse as Shelly Forsythe
1972 Embassy as Richard 'Dick' Shannon
1972 Shaft's Big Score! as John Shaft
1971 Shaft as John Shaft
1971 Soul in Cinema: Filming Shaft on Location as Himself
1970 What Do You Say to a Naked Lady as Interracial Couple

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