Richard Roundtree

Richard Roundtree

  • Born on
    • July 9th, 1942
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). Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Roundtree, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Starring Richard Roundtree on Plex


Acting (40 Credits)

2019Shaft as John Shaft, Sr.
2019What Men Want as Skip Davis
2013Being Mary Jane as Paul Patterson, Sr.
2008Speed Racer as Ben Burns
2007Point of Entry as Det. Miles Porter
2007Final Approach as Gary Markash
2006Wild Seven as Lee Marvin
2005Painkiller Jane as Colonel Watts
2005Brick as Assistant V.P. Trueman
2004Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon as Tahsi
2002Joe and Max as Jack Blackburn
2002Boat Trip as Felicia's Dad
2001Antitrust as Lyle Barton
2001Corky Romano as Howard Shuster
2000Shaft as "Uncle" John Shaft
1997Steel as Uncle Joe
1997George of the Jungle as Kwame
1996Original Gangstas as Slick
1995Theodore Rex as Commissioner Lynch
1995Se7en as Dist. Atty. Martin Talbot
1993Body of Influence as Harry Reams
1993Amityville: A New Generation as PauliWatch Free
1992Christmas in Connecticut as Prescott
1989Night Visitor as Captain Crane
1988Maniac Cop as Commissioner Pike
1988Angel III: The Final Chapter as Lt. Doniger
1986Opposing Force as Stafford
1986Jocks as Chip Williams
1984City Heat as Dehl Swift
1982Q as Powell
1982One Down, Two to go as Ralph
1981An Eye for an Eye as Capt. Stevens
1981Inchon as Sgt. Augustus Henderson
1979Escape to Athena as Nat JudsonWatch Free
1975Man Friday as FridayWatch Free
1974Earthquake as Miles Quade
1973Shaft in Africa as John Shaft
1972Shaft's Big Score! as John Shaft
1971Shaft as John Shaft
1970What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? as Interracial Couple

Himself (1 Credits)

2002Baadasssss Cinema as Self


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