Richard Roundtree Biography (1942-)



Born July 9, 1942 (some sources cite 1937), in New Rochelle, NY; son of John(a caterer and garbage collector) and Kathryn (a housekeeper and nurse) Roundtree; married, 1973 (marriage ended); married Karen, 1980; children: (first marriage) three daughters; (second marriage) John James, one daughter. Education: Attended Southern Illinois University. Avocational interests: Football, photography, golf. Addresses: Agent-- Stone Manners Agency, 8436 West Third St., Suite 740, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4100. Career: Actor. Worked as a model, toured in productions of Fashion Fair, 1967, sponsored by Ebony magazine; also worked as a clothing salesperson. Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award nomination, most promising male newcomer, 1972, for Shaft; MTV Movie Award, lifetime achievement,1994; Image Award nomination, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, outstanding lead actor in a drama series, 1998, for 413 HopeSt. Addresses: Agent: Stone Manners Agency, 8436 West Third St., Suite 740, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4100.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
July 9, 1942
New Rochelle, New York, United States

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