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Roots (2016)


An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African slave, Kunta Kinte sold to America and his descendants.

Series Cast

  1. Malachi Kirby as Kunta Kinte

    Malachi Kirby

    Kunta Kinte

    4 Episodes

  2. Matthew Goode as Dr. William Waller

    Matthew Goode

    Dr. William Waller

    4 Episodes

  3. James Purefoy as John Waller

    James Purefoy

    John Waller

    4 Episodes

  4. Forest Whitaker as Fiddler

    Forest Whitaker


    4 Episodes

  5. Emayatzy Corinealdi as Belle

    Emayatzy Corinealdi


    4 Episodes

  6. Anika Noni Rose as Kizzy

    Anika Noni Rose


    4 Episodes

  7. Roman Armstrong

    Kunta Kinte

    4 Episodes

  8. Laurence Fishburne as Alex Haley

    Laurence Fishburne

    Alex Haley

    4 Episodes

  9. Anna Paquin as Nancy Holt

    Anna Paquin

    Nancy Holt

    4 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2016 • 4 Episodes

Season 1 of Roots premiered on May 30, 2016.

Part 4

(1x4, June 2, 2016) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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