Delroy Lindo

Born Nov 18, 1952

Delroy Lindo is an English actor, theatre director. Lindo has been nominated for the Tony and Screen Actors Guild awards and has won a Satellite Award. He is perhaps best known for his roles as West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X, Catlett in Get Shorty, Detective Castlebeck in Gone in 60 Seconds and Woody Carmichael in the Spike Lee film Crooklyn. He is currently known for having starred as Alderman Ronin Gibbons in the The Chicago Code.… Read More

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1952 Birth Delroy Lindo was born in 1952 in Eltham, south-east London, the son of Jamaican parents who had emigrated to Britain. … Read More


1976 24 Years Old Lindo's film debut came in 1976 with the British comedy Find the Lady, followed by two other roles in films, including an Army Sergeant in More American Graffiti (1979). … Read More


1982 30 Years Old In 1982 he debuted on Broadway in "Master Harold" and the Boys, directed by the play's South African author Athol Fugard.
1988 36 Years Old By 1988 Lindo had earned a Tony nomination for his portrayal of Herald Loomis in August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone. … Read More


1995 43 Years Old Lindo had a small role in the 1995 science fiction/action film Congo, playing the corrupt Captain Wanta. … Read More


2007 55 Years Old In 2007, Lindo began an association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, California, when he directed Tanya Barfield's play The Blue Door.
2008 56 Years Old In the autumn of 2008, Lindo revisited August Wilson's play, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, directing a production at the Berkeley Rep.
2010 58 Years Old In 2010, he played the role of elderly seer Bynum in David Lan's production of Joe Turner at the Young Vic Theatre in London. … Read More


2014 62 Years Old …  Lindo starred as Alderman Ronin Gibbons in the TV series The Chicago Code (2011) and as Winter on the series Believe, which premiered in 2014.
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