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Richard Roundtree

Richard Roundtree

  • Shaft (1971) September 18 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Shaft in Africa (1973) September 18 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Soul In Cinema Filming Shaft On Location (1971) September 18 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died:
Born: July 9, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Rochelle, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1967:
Joined Negro Ensemble Company
1970:
Film debut, "What Do You Say to a Naked Lady?"
1971:
Starred in the title role as "Shaft"
1973:
TV-movie debut in "Firehouse" (ABC)
1973:
Starred in CBS TV series based on "Shaft"
1977:
Had featured role in the ABC miniseries "Roots"
:
Was regular on "Outlaws" (CBS)
1990:
Joined cast of the NBC daytime drama "Generations"
1993:
Appeared in first of several "Bonanza" TV-movies (NBC)
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Hosted several "Cop Files" specials (UPN)
1996:
Joined other 1970s blaxploitation stars in "Original Gangstas"
1996:
Played father to Dave Chappelle on the ABC sitcom "Buddies"
1997:
Co-starred in "George of the Jungle"
1997:
Cast in the lead in the Fox drama "413 Hope Street"
2000:
Cast as Hardy Lester in "SoulFood"
2001:
Cast in the feature film "Corky Romano"
2001:
Toured with the play "Men Cry In The Dark"
2006:
Co-starred in the teenage film noir "Brick," opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt
:
Will appear this year in the recurring role of Burke's father on "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)

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