Richard Roundtree

Highest Rated:
88% Shaft (1971)
Lowest Rated:
6% Corky Romano (2001)
Birthday:
Jul 9
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
Blaxploitation superstar Richard Roundtree earned screen immortality during the 1970s as the legendary Shaft, "the black private dick that's the sex machine to all the chicks." Born July 9, 1942, in New Rochelle, NY, Roundtree attended college on a football scholarship but later gave up athletics to…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Charley One-Eye
  • Actor
-- 2013
The Confidant
  • Actor
-- 2010
Retreat!
  • Actor
-- 2009
Whatever She Wants
  • Actor
-- 2009
Set Apart
  • J.T.
-- 2009
Whatever She Wants
  • Actor
-- 2009
39% Speed Racer
  • Ben Burns
$43.9M 2008
Final Approach
  • Gary Markash
-- 2008
Ladies of the House
  • Actor
-- 2008
All the Days Before Tomorrow
  • Actor
-- 2007
80% Brick
  • VP Trueman
$2.0M 2006
Wild Seven
  • Lee Marvin
-- 2006
Max Havoc: Curse Of The Dragon
  • Actor
-- 2006
Men Cry in the Dark
  • Actor
-- 2006
Treasures of Black Cinema
  • Actor
-- 2005
Painkiller Jane
  • Col. Watts
-- 2005
Vegas Vampires
  • Actor
-- 2004
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon
  • Actor
-- 2004
7% Boat Trip
  • Malcolm
$8.5M 2003
Joe and Max
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 2002
Capone's Boys
  • Boom Boom
-- 2002
Baadasssss Cinema - A Bold Look at 70's Blaxploitation Films
  • Actor
-- 2001
Capone's Boys
  • Actor
-- 2001
6% Corky Romano
  • Howard Shuster
$23.0M 2001
24% Antitrust
  • Lyle Barton
$11.0M 2001
68% Shaft
  • John Shaft
$70.3M 2000
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
  • Booker T. Washington
-- 1999
Any Place But Home
  • Actor
-- 1997
56% George of the Jungle
  • Kwame
-- 1997
12% Steel
  • Uncle Joe
-- 1997
50% Original Gangstas
  • Businessman
-- 1996
Bonanza - Under Attack
  • Actor
-- 1995
Theodore Rex
  • Commissioner Lynch
-- 1995
71% Once Upon a Time...When We Were Colored
  • Cleve
-- 1995
79% Seven (Se7en)
  • Talbot
-- 1995
Shadows Of Desire
  • Actor
-- 1994
Ballistic
  • Actor
-- 1994
The Devil's Bed
  • Actor
-- 1994
Angel III: The Final Chapter
  • Actor
-- 1993
Mind Twister
  • Frank Webb
-- 1993
Sins of the Night
  • Les
-- 1993
Gypsy Angels
  • Actor
-- 1993
Body of Influence (Indecent Advances)
  • Harry Reams
-- 1993
Amityville - New Generation
  • Pauli
-- 1993
Bonanza: The Return
  • Jacob Briscoe
-- 1993
Deadly Rivals
  • Agent Daniel Peterson
-- 1992
Getting Even
  • Actor
-- 1992
Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight
  • Samuel Stark
-- 1991
Time to Die
  • Captain Ralph Phipps
-- 1991
Christmas in Connecticut
  • Actor
-- 1991
Freedom Is: A Benji and Waldo Adventure
  • Actor
-- 1991
Bad Jim
  • July
-- 1989
Night Visitor
  • Capt. Crane
-- 1989
Crack House
  • Lt. Johnson
-- 1989
Miami Cops
  • Actor
-- 1989
The Banker
  • Lloyd
-- 1989
Angel 3: The Final Chapter
  • Lt. Doniger
-- 1988
50% Maniac Cop
  • Commissioner Pike
-- 1988
Party Line
  • Capt. Barnes
-- 1988
Opposing Force
  • Sgt. Stafford
-- 1986
Jocks
  • Chip Williams
-- 1986
23% City Heat
  • Dehl Swift
-- 1984
Killpoint
  • Agent Bill Bryant
-- 1984
The Baron and the Kid
  • Frosty
-- 1984
Young Warriors (The Graduates of Malibu High)
  • Sgt. John Austin
-- 1983
The Big Score
  • Gordon
-- 1983
65% Q: The Winged Serpent
  • Sgt. Powell
-- 1982
One Down, Two To Go
  • Ralph
-- 1982
Day of the Assassin
  • Fessler
-- 1981
Inchon
  • Sgt. August Henderson
-- 1981
An Eye for an Eye
  • Capt. Stevens
-- 1981
A Game for Vultures
  • Gideon Marunga
-- 1980
Escape to Athena
  • Nat Judson
-- 1979
Diamonds (Diamond Shaft)
  • Archie
-- 1975
Man Friday
  • Friday
-- 1975
25% Earthquake
  • Miles
-- 1974
50% Shaft in Africa
  • John Shaft
-- 1973
Firehouse
  • Shelly Forsythe
-- 1973
Charley-One Eye
  • The Black Man
-- 1973
70% Shaft's Big Score!
  • John Shaft
-- 1972
88% Shaft
  • Shaft
-- 1971
What Do You Say to a Naked Lady?
  • Actor
-- 1970
Tales of Courage
  • Actor
-- 1939


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Private Practice
2008-2013
  • Raymond McCray
2012
Meet the Browns
2009
  • Frank
2010
Lincoln Heights
2007-2009
  • Coleman Sutton
  • Coleman Bradshaw
2007 - 2009
Heroes
2006-2010
  • Charles Deveaux
2006 - 2007
100% Grey's Anatomy
2005-2014
  • Donald Burke
2006
82% The Closer
2005-2012
  • Actor
2005
Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Mr. Shaw
2004 - 2005
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
1990-1996
  • Dr. No
1996
CHiPs
1977-1983
  • Sgt. Aikens
1981

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Quotes from Richard Roundtree's Characters

    1. Sgt. Tom Hannon: Where the hell are you going?
    2. Shaft: To get laid. Where the hell are you going?
    From Shaft. Submitted by Johnny W (16 months ago)
    1. Uncle Joe: Well dip me in shit and roll me in breadcrumbs!
    From Steel. Submitted by John B (22 months ago)
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