Richard Roundtree

9 Jul 1942

Actor

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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Filmography (36 titles)

(movie, 2009)
···Set Apart
Role: Actor (as J.T.)
(movie, 2008)
···Speed Racer
Genre: Family, Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Ben Burns)
(movie, 2007)
···All the Days Before Tomorrow
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as El Doctor)
(movie, 2006)
···Wild Seven
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lee Marvin)
(movie, 2005)
···Painkiller Jane
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Colonel Watts)
(movie, 2005)
···Brick
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Assistant V.P. Trueman)
(movie, 2002)
···Joe and Max
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jack Blackburn)
(movie, 2001)
···Corky Romano
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Howard Shuster)
(movie, 2001)
···AntiTrust
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lyle Barton)
(movie, 2000)
···Shaft
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as (Uncle) John Shaft)
(movie, 1997)
···George of the Jungle
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Kwame)
(movie, 1995)
8.9Se7en
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dist. Atty. Martin Talbot)
(movie, 1994)
···Shadows of Desire
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dunc)
(movie, 1993)
···Body of Influence
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Harry Reams)
(movie, 1992)
···Christmas in Connecticut
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Prescott)
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Samuel Stark)
(movie, 1991)
···A Time to Die
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Captain Ralph Phipps)
(movie, 1990)
···Bad Jim
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as July)
(movie, 1989)
···Crack House
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Lt. Johnson)
(movie, 1988)
···Angel III: The Final Chapter
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Doniger)
(movie, 1988)
···Maniac Cop
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Commissioner Pike)
(movie, 1986)
···Opposing Force
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Stafford)
(movie, 1986)
···The Fifth Missile
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Cmdr. Frederick Bryce)
(movie, 1984)
···City Heat
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Dehl Swift)
(movie, 1983)
···The Big Score
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Gordon)
(movie, 1983)
···Young Warriors
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sergeant John Austin)
(movie, 1982)
···Q
Genre: Drama, Horror, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Powell)
(movie, 1979)
···Escape to Athena
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Role: Actor (as Nat Judson)
(movie, 1979)
···Game for Vultures
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gideon Marunga)
(movie, 1976)
···One Down, Two to Go
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ralph)
(movie, 1975)
···Diamonds
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Archie)
(movie, 1974)
···Earthquake
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Miles Quade)
(movie, 1973)
···Shaft in Africa
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as John Shaft)
(movie, 1972)
···Embassy
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Richard 'Dick' Shannon)
(movie, 1972)
···Shaft's Big Score!
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as John Shaft)
(movie, 1971)
···Shaft
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as John Shaft)