Anika Noni Rose explains how her character Kizzy inherited a strong sense of self and heritage from her father, Kunta Kinte, in this web exclusive.
01:58 — Watch as Co-Executive Producer, Korin Huggins discusses the surprises she uncovered in her genetic makeup.
02:42 — Watch as father and son discuss the commonalities (and differences) in their genetic makeup.
01:47 — Watch as one of the stars of the series discusses her personal journey as she gains insight into her DNA lineage.
02:51 — Watch the full recap of Roots at the White House.
02:00 — The cast and crew reveal their inspiration for taking part in this reimagining of the classic miniseries.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers explains how his character Tom Lea uses his own son to climb the social ladder of the slave-owning aristocracy of the South.
02:01 — The cast and creators of Roots reflect on the power of personal and cultural identity depicted in the series.
02:26 — Watch as these two Co-Executive Producers learn how ultimately we’re all connected.
Anna Paquin describes her character Nancy Holt and reflects on the role of women in the series.
17:00 — In the series pilot, Officer Cleaver is introduced to his new robotic partner, Officer Haven.
17:00 — In order to bring down a corrupt boxing ring, Haven poses as a boxer.
17:00 — Cleaver and Haven race against the clock to stop a deranged man from blowing up a number of buildings in Los Angeles.
17:00 — To protect his former partner's widow, Cleaver teams up with Haven to keep her safe.
03:49 — Louis Gossett Jr., Ben Vereen, John Amos and Sandy Duncan reunite on TODAY and discuss the groundbreaking mini-series “Roots.” Sandy Duncan says she c (more…)
01:56 — A sadistic maniac plots his revenge against the policeman who put him behind bars.
01:02 — Big-budget comedy in which an African prince searches for a queen in Queens(New York City, that is). Murphy is in good form here!
01:04 — Two Edgar Allan Poe horror tales, "The Facts In the Case of M. Valdemar" directed by George Romero, and "Black Cat" directed by Dario Argento.
- Birth Place: Newark, NJ
- Birthday: December 27, 1941, Capricorn
- Profession: Actor