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Godfather of Harlem (2019)

TV-MA CrimeDrama 56m

Harlem is mine.


Loosely based on infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy attempts to regain his piece of Harlem.

  1. Chris Brancato


  2. Paul Eckstein


Series Cast

  1. Forest Whitaker as Bumpy Johnson

    Forest Whitaker

    Bumpy Johnson

    20 Episodes

  2. Erik LaRay Harvey as Del Chance

    Erik LaRay Harvey

    Del Chance

    20 Episodes

  3. Elvis Nolasco as Nat Pettigrew

    Elvis Nolasco

    Nat Pettigrew

    20 Episodes

  4. Vincent D'Onofrio as Vincent “Chin” Gigante

    Vincent D'Onofrio

    Vincent “Chin” Gigante

    20 Episodes

  5. Ilfenesh Hadera as Mayme Johnson

    Ilfenesh Hadera

    Mayme Johnson

    20 Episodes

  6. Antoinette Crowe-Legacy as Elise

    Antoinette Crowe-Legacy


    20 Episodes

  7. Nigel Thatch as Malcolm X

    Nigel Thatch

    Malcolm X

    20 Episodes

  8. Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Teddy Greene

    Kelvin Harrison Jr.

    Teddy Greene

    20 Episodes

  9. Lucy Fry as Stella

    Lucy Fry


    20 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 2 - Godfather of Harlem

Season 2

2021 | 10 Episodes

Season 2 finds Bumpy battling the New York Crime Families for control of the lucrative and murderous “French Connection,” the pipeline for heroin that runs from Marseilles to New York Harbor. With a distribution syndicate that includes black crime bosses from other major U.S. cities, Bumpy takes a cue from his friend Malcolm X’s message of black economic nationalism.

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Godfather of Harlem
Godfather of Harlem


Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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