RICHARD ROUNDTREE Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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Richard Roundtree recent work includes Corky, Seven, with Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt, the critically acclaimed Once Upon A Time…When We Were Colored and the box-office hit, George of the Jungle.


Roundtree was seen earlier this year in a second generation Shaft movie, directed by John Singleton. In the seventies, Roundtree played the private detective and supercop hero in a trio of movies Shaft, Shaft in Africa and Shaft’s Big Score, as well as the spin-off television series.


He went on to star in City Heat with Clint Eastwood, Diamonds with Robert Shaw, Man Friday, with Peter O’Toole, Game for Vultures, with Richard Harris and Inchon, with Sir Laurence Olivier.