Richard Roundtree



Place of birth:

New Rochelle, New York, USA:


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.

Film Credits

A Family Reunion Christmas (2019)
as Grandpa
Shaft (2019)
as John Shaft, Sr.
What Men Want (2019)
as Skip Davis
Retreat! (2012)
as Henshaw
The Confidant (2010)
as Claude
Whatever She Wants (2010)
as Theodore Wolf
Diary of a Single Mom (2009)
as Lou Bailey
Set Apart (2009)
as J.T.
Ladies of the House (2008)
Speed Racer (2008)
as Ben Burns
Point of Entry (2007)
as Det. Miles Porter
Brick (2006)
as Assistant V.P. Trueman
Wild Seven (2006)
as Lee Marvin
Painkiller Jane (2005)
as Colonel Watts
Max Havoc: Curse Of The Dragon (2004)
as Tahsi
Boat Trip (2002)
as Felicia's Dad
Al's Lads (2002)
as Boom-Boom
Joe and Max (2002)
as Jack Blackburn
BaadAsssss Cinema (2002)
as Himself
Corky Romano (2001)
as Howard Shuster
Antitrust (2001)
as Lyle Barton
Shaft (2000)
as "Uncle" John Shaft
Steel (1997)
as Onkel Joe
George of the Jungle (1997)
as Kwame
Original Gangstas (1996)
as Slick
Theodore Rex (1995)
as Commissioner Lynch
Se7en (1995)
as Dist. Atty. Martin Talbot
Bonanza: Under Attack (1995)
as Jacob
Shadows of Desire (1994)
as Dunc
Mind Twister (1994)
as Frank Webb
Bonanza: The Return (1993)
as Jacob Briscoe
Amityville: A New Generation (1993)
as Pauli
Deadly Rivals (1993)
as Agent Peterson
Body of Influence (1993)
as Harry Reams
Sins of the Night (1993)
as Les
Christmas in Connecticut (1992)
as Prescott
Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight (1992)
as Samuel Stark
A Time to Die (1991)
as Captain Ralph Phipps
Bad Jim (1990)
as July
Gypsy Angels (1990)
as Dr. Carlson
The Banker (1989)
as Lloyd
Crack House (1989)
as Lt. Johnson
Night Visitor (1989)
as Captain Crane
Miami Cops (1989)
as Gamble
Angel III: The Final Chapter (1988)
as Lt. Doniger
Party Line (1988)
as Captain Barnes
La vendetta (1988)
as Dundee
Maniac Cop (1988)
as Commissioner Pike
Jocks (1986)
as Chip Williams
Opposing Force (1986)
as Stafford
The Fifth Missile (1986)
as Cmdr. Frederick Bryce
City Heat (1984)
as Dehl Swift
Killpoint (1984)
as Agent Bill Bryant
Young Warriors (1983)
as Sergeant John Austin
The Big Score (1983)
as Gordon
One Down, Two to Go (1982)
as Ralph
Q (1982)
as Powell
Inchon (1982)
as Sgt. Augustus Henderson
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
as Capt. Stevens
Game For Vultures (1980)
as Gideon Marunga
Day of the Assassin (1979)
as Fessler
Escape to Athena (1979)
as Nat Judson
Portrait of a Hitman (1979)
as Coco Morrell
Diamonds (1975)
as Archie
Man Friday (1975)
as Friday
Earthquake (1974)
as Miles Quade
Shaft in Africa (1973)
as John Shaft
Charley-One-Eye (1973)
as The Black Man
Firehouse (1973)
as Shelly Forsythe
Shaft's Big Score! (1972)
as John Shaft
Embassy (1972)
as Dick Shannon
Shaft (1971)
as John Shaft
Soul in Cinema: Filming Shaft on Location (1971)
as Himself
What Do You Say to a Naked Lady (1970)
as Interracial Couple
Collar ()
as Reverend Alonzo Sparks
Nero come il cuore ()
as Rod

Production Credits

Django Unchained (2012)