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Richard Roundtree

Actor
Male
Born Jul 9, 1942

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Richard Roundtree.

CHILDHOOD

1942 Birth Born on July 9, 1942.

TEENAGE

1961 18 Years Old Born in New Rochelle, New York, Richard Roundtree graduated from New Rochelle High School in 1961 and starred on New Rochelle High's undefeated and nationally ranked football team in 1960. … Read More

THIRTIES

1977 35 Years Old On television he played the slave Sam Bennett in the 1977 television series Roots and Dr. Daniel Reubens on Generations from 1989-1991. … Read More

FORTIES

1991 49 Years Old On September 19, 1991, Roundtree appeared on an episode of Beverly Hills, 90210 with Vivica A Fox. … Read More

FIFTIES

1995 53 Years Old Roundtree was playing Robinson Ashe Jr. Roundtree appeared in David Fincher's critically acclaimed 1995 movie Seven, the 2000 remake of Shaft as John Shaft's uncle, and guest-starred in several episodes of the first season of Desperate Housewives as an amoral private detective.
1997 55 Years Old 1 More Event
He also appeared in 1997's George of the Jungle, as well as playing a high-school vice principal in the 2005 movie Brick. … Read More
1999 57 Years Old Then in 1999 and 2000, he costarred with Dick Van Patten, Richard Anderson, Deborah Winters, and Hugh O'Brian in the Warren Chaney miniseries, Y2K - World in Crisis. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2008 66 Years Old Most recently, Roundtree has a supporting role in the 2008 Speed Racer film as a racer-turned-commentator who is an icon and hero to Speed. … Read More
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