Roundtree, Richard

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Roundtree, Richard Gender: M
born on 9 July 1942 at 15:40 (= 3:40 PM )
Place New Rochelle, New York, 40n55, 73w47
Timezone EWT h4w (is war time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 16°56' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 06°41 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 15°50'

Richard Roundtree


American black actor, a leading man of the '70s who starred in the big hit "Shaft," 1971 and its two sequels, "Shaft's Big Score," 1972 and "Shaft in Africa," 1973, spinning off into a TV series. The son of a chauffeur and a housekeeper, he went to college on a football scholarship but dropped out, going through many job changes from janitor to model before joining the New York Negro Ensemble Company, 1967. He entered films in 1970, gaining fame as the super-sleuth, cool, ruthless and hip. An actor of over 40 films, he is most noted for his portrayal of "Shaft" but has also made international films in Europe, Great Britain and Korea

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  • associate relationship with Entertainment: Heroes (born 25 September 2006). Notes: Played Charles Deveaux, 2006-2007
  • associate relationship with McGee, Vonetta (born 14 January 1945). Notes: Co-stars in 1973 film "Shaft in Africa"


  • Social : Joined group 1967 (New York Negro Ensemble Co.)
  • Work : New Career 1970 (Film debut)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1971 (Noted film, "Shaft")

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Traits : Body : Race (Black)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Many job changes
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV and film, some international)