Richard Roundtree

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 68
Richard Roundtree 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.

Richard Roundtree 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.

Born

Thursday, 09 July 1942

Actor Filmography

Haunting of the Mary Celeste Tulls 2020
Game On! A Comedy Crossover Event Grandpa 2020
A Family Reunion Christmas Grandpa 2019
Family Reunion Grandpa 2019
Shaft John Shaft, Sr. 2019
What Men Want Skip Davis 2019
Star Charles Floyd 2016
Lethal Weapon Don Bennett 2016
The Player Judge Samuel Letts 2015
Missing Reel John Shaft 2014
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Haunting of the Mary Celeste Tulls 2020
Game On! A Comedy Crossover Event Grandpa 2020
A Family Reunion Christmas Grandpa 2019
Family Reunion Grandpa 2019
Shaft John Shaft, Sr. 2019
What Men Want Skip Davis 2019
Star Charles Floyd 2016
Lethal Weapon Don Bennett 2016
The Player Judge Samuel Letts 2015
Missing Reel John Shaft 2014
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
The Arsenio Hall Show Himself - Guest 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Being Mary Jane Paul Patterson, Sr. 2013
Duke J.T. 2013
Chicago Fire Wallace Boden, Sr. 2012
The Confidant Claude 2010
Diary of a Single Mom Lou Bailey, Mr. Bailey 2009
Set Apart J.T. 2009
Meet the Browns Frank 2009
Ladies of the House Stan 2008
The Mentalist Floyd Benton 2008
Speed Racer Ben Burns 2008
Knight Rider Lawrence Rivai 2008
Final Approach Gary Markash 2007
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Powell 2007
Private Practice Raymond McCray 2007
All The Days Before Tomorrow El Doctor 2007
Lincoln Heights Coleman Bradshaw 2007
The Turn On Himself 2006
Heroes Charles Deveaux 2006
Blade: The Series Robert Brooks 2006
Brick Assistant V.P. Trueman 2006
Wild Seven Lee Marvin 2006
Painkiller Jane Colonel Watts 2005
Close to Home Cyrus Carter 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
The Closer Col. D.B. Walter 2005
Grey's Anatomy Donald Burke 2005
Max Havoc: Curse Of The Dragon Tahsi 2004
Desperate Housewives Mr. Shaw 2004
Short Fuse: A Collection of Explosive Shorts (Shoot!) 2004
Vegas Vampires Rick Apping 2003
Men Cry in the Dark 2003
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second Himself (archive footage) 2003
1-800-Missing Sam Haslett 2003
Boat Trip Felicia's Dad 2002
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow Himself - Narrator 2002
Capone's Boys Boom-Boom 2002
Undercover Brother John Shaft 2002
Joe and Max Jack Blackburn 2002
BaadAsssss Cinema Himself (archive footage) 2002
Rhythm and Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular Himself - Host 2001
Corky Romano Howard Shuster 2001
Alias Brill 2001
Antitrust Lyle Barton 2001
Soul Food Hardy Lester 2000
Resurrection Blvd. Nate Khane 2000
Shaft Uncle John Shaft 2000
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years Booker T. Washington 1999
Rescue 77 Captain Durfee 1999
Classified X Himself (archive footage) 1998
Linc's Jake 1998
413 Hope St. Phil Thomas 1997
Steel Uncle Joe 1997
George of the Jungle Kwame 1997
Any Place But Home Gil Oberman 1997
Profiler Det. James Henegar 1996
Original Gangstas Slick 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
Buddies Henry Carlisle 1996
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Cleve 1996
Theodore Rex Commissioner Lynch 1995
Se7en Talbot 1995
Ballistic Harold 1995
Bonanza: Under Attack Jacob 1995
The Wayans Bros. Dr. Saunders 1995
Touched by an Angel Murray 1994
Shadows of Desire Dunc 1994
Mind Twister Frank Webb 1994
Bonanza: The Return Jacob Briscoe 1993
Amityville: A New Generation Pauli 1993
Deadly Rivals Agent Peterson 1993
Body Of Influence Harry Reams 1993
Sins of the Night Les 1993
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman 'Barracuda' Jim Barnes 1993
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Chester Cooper 1992
Renegade Gene Collins 1992
Vicki! Himself 1992
Christmas In Connecticut Prescott 1992
Hearts Are Wild Xavier Burns 1992
Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight Samuel Stark 1992
Roc Russell Emerson, Russell 1991
A Time to Die Captain Ralph Phipps 1991
Beverly Hills, 90210 Robinson Ashe Jr. 1990
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Dr. Mumford, Rev. Gordon Sims 1990
Dream On Dr. Charles 1990
Bad Jim July 1990
The Banker Lloyd 1989
Crack House Lt. Johnson 1989
The Young Riders Calvin 1989
Night Visitor Captain Crane 1989
Angel III: The Final Chapter Lt. Doniger 1988
Party Line Captain Barnes 1988
Getting Even Dundee 1988
Maniac Cop Commissioner Pike 1988
A Different World Clinton Reese 1987
Beauty and the Beast Cleon Manning 1987
21 Jump Street Ben Halley 1987
Outlaws Isaiah 'Ice' McAdams 1986
Jocks Chip Williams 1986
Amen Sgt. Burke 1986
L.A. Law Judge Ira Menday 1986
Opposing Force Stafford 1986
The Fifth Missile Cmdr. Frederick Bryce 1986
MacGyver R.T. Hines 1985
Hollywood Beat Don Julian 1985
A.D. Serpenius 1985
City Heat Dehl Swift 1984
The Baron and the Kid Frosty 1984
Murder, She Wrote Maj. Kevin Cooper 1984
Killpoint Agent Bill Bryant 1984
Masquerade Mean Willy 1983
The Big Score Gordon 1983
Young Warriors Sergeant John Austin 1983
One Down, Two To Go Ralph 1982
Inchon Sgt. Augustus Henderson 1982
Q Powell 1982
An Eye For An Eye Capt. Stevens 1981
Magnum, P.I. Peter Jordan 1980
Gypsy Angels Dr. Carlson 1980
Day Of The Assassin Fessler 1979
Game For Vultures Gideon Marunga 1979
Portrait of a Hitman Coco Morrell 1979
Escape to Athena Nat Judson 1979
CHiPs Sgt. Aikens 1977
The Love Boat Dave Williams 1977
Roots Sam Bennett 1977
Diamonds Archie 1975
Man Friday Friday 1975
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Telly Savalas Himself 1974
Earthquake Miles 1974
Dinah! Himself 1974
Shaft John Shaft 1973
Shaft in Africa John Shaft 1973
Charley-One-Eye The Black Man 1973
Firehouse Shelly Forsythe 1973
Nationtime - Gary Self / Himself 1972
ABC Afterschool Specials Jason Ruigh 1972
Shaft's Big Score! John Shaft 1972
Embassy Richard 'Dick' Shannon 1972
Shaft John Shaft 1971
What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? Interracial Couple 1970
The David Frost Show Himself 1969
The Dean Martin Show Himself 1965
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself 1962
1972 Golden Globe Most Promising Newcomer - Male Nominated
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