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Richard Roundtree

Richard Roundtree

American actor and singer
Richard Arnold Roundtree was an American actor. He was best known for his portrayal of private detective John Shaft in the 1971 film Shaft and four of its sequels, Shaft's Big Score!, Shaft in Africa, its 2000 sequel and its 2019 sequel, as well as the eponymous television series.Wikipedia
BornJuly 9, 1942
HometownNew Rochelle, New York, United States of America
Height6'2" (1.88m)
SpouseKaren M. Ciernia, Mary Jane Grant
ChildrenKelli Roundtree, John James Roundtree, Morgan Roundtree, Tayler Roundtree
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Matthew Perry to be honoured at BAFTA TV Awards following In Memoriam omission

  • A BAFTA spokesperson has confirmed Matthew Perry will be honoured at their TV Awards following his omission from the In Memoriam segment at the Film Awards. Fans of the late Friends actor took to X/Twitter during the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday to blast the organisation for failing to pay tribute to the star in its In Memoriam segment. During the show, late actors such as Jane Birkin, Richard Roundtree, Michael Gambon, Tom Wilkinson and Carl Weathers were recognised on screen as Ted La

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Matthew Perry to be honoured at BAFTA TV Awards following In Memoriam omission

Fans of the late Friends actor took to X/Twitter during the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday to blast the organisation for failing to pay tribute to the star in its In Memoriam segment. During the show, late actors such as Jane Birkin, Richard Roundtree, Michael Gambon, Tom Wilkinson and Carl Weathers were recognised on screen as Ted Lasso's Hannah Waddingham sang Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time. Responding to one outraged fan, a spokesman for BAFTA wrote on X, "Matthew Perry will be remembered in this year's TV Awards ceremony."
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Opposing Force
Opposing Force
R
1h 37min
1976
Killpoint
Killpoint
R
1h 29min
1975
Portrait of a Hitman
Portrait of a Hitman
R
1h 26min
1975
Game for Vultures
Game for Vultures
R
1h 46min
1976
Being Mary Jane
Being Mary Jane
TV-14
1h
2013
The Trial of Ben Barry
The Trial of Ben Barry
0h 33min
2012
Set Apart
Set Apart
1h 36min
2009
Panic Button
Panic Button
1h 30min
2007
Painkiller Jane
Painkiller Jane
1h 36min
2005
Hawaiian Gardens
Hawaiian Gardens
1h 45min
2001
Christmas in Connecticut
Christmas in Connecticut
1h 36min
1992
Bad Jim
Bad Jim
PG
1h 30min
1989
Jocks
Jocks
R
1h 31min
1987
Outlaws
Outlaws
1h 37min
1986
Day of the Assassin
Day of the Assassin
1h 34min
1979
Charley One-Eye
Charley One-Eye
R
1h 50min
1973
Moving On
Moving On
R
1h 25min
2023
Haunting of the Mary Celeste
Haunting of the Mary Celeste
1h 14min
2020
Cherish the Day
Cherish the Day
2020
Shaft
Shaft
R
1h 51min
2019
All the Days Before Tomorrow
All the Days Before Tomorrow
1h 40min
2007
Wild Seven
Wild Seven
R
1h 42min
2006
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon
1h 30min
2004
Men Cry in the Dark
Men Cry in the Dark
2h 19min
2003
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