Meet the Cast: Emayatzy Corinealdi as Belle
In the role of Kunta Kinte's wife, Emayatzy Corinealdi researched and embodied the spirit of female slaves of this era to give strength and compassion (more…)
Meet the Cast: Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Tom Lea
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.
The Power of Identity
02:01 — The cast and creators of Roots reflect on the power of personal and cultural identity depicted in the series.
Know Your Roots: LeVar Burton and Mark Wolper
02:26 — Watch as these two Co-Executive Producers learn how ultimately we’re all connected.
Meet the Cast: Anna Paquin as Nancy Holt
Anna Paquin describes her character Nancy Holt and reflects on the role of women in the series.
Empowerment Trailer
Check out this trailer for HISTORY's "Roots," starring Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anna Paquin, Anika Noni Rose, Forest Whitaker, and Ma (more…)
Behind the Scenes: They Didn’t Come From Chains
02:29 — Take a look behind the scenes of the making of Roots with members of its cast and creative team, and tune in for the premiere this Memorial Day on HIS (more…)
A New Vision for a New Generation
02:03 — Why is the story of Roots still worth exploring? Levar Burton, Anika Noni Rose, Laurence Fishburne, and other members of the cast and creative team di (more…)
Roots Empowerment Trailer
01:32 — Check out this trailer for HISTORY's "Roots," starring Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anna Paquin, Anika Noni Rose, Forest Whitaker, and Ma (more…)
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts: Telly Savalas Trailer
01:43 — Roasters: Phyllis Diller, Howard Cosell, George Kennedy, Dom DeLuise, Peter Graves, Casey Kasem, Shelley Winters, Ernest Borgnine, Dan Rowan, Dick Mar (more…)
Speed Racer
01:13 — From writers/directors/producers Larry and Andy Wachowski, creators of the groundbreaking The Matrix trilogy, and producer Joel Silver comes the live- (more…)
Speed Racer
01:12 — From writers/directors/producers Larry and Andy Wachowski, creators of the groundbreaking The Matrix trilogy, and producer Joel Silver comes the live- (more…)
Original Gangstas - Official Trailer
01:53 — When the new posse of an old gang commits one drive-by too many, the O.G.'s return to end what they themselves started thirty years before.
Being Mary Jane Trailer
00:30 — Mary Jane Paul (Gabrielle Union), a single woman with style, class and a high-powered career as the host of a popular news program, wants love in her (more…)
Chicago Fire: Let Him Die Trailer
00:40 — Two firehouse members are abducted, triggering a desperate search by the Chicago P.D. Elsewhere, Casey and Dawson struggle to balance their personal a (more…)
The Player: Episode 7 Trailer
00:43 — A new game starts and its double or nothing.
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  • Birth Name: Richard Arnold Roundtree
  • Birth Place: New Rochelle, New York, United States
  • Birthday: July 9, 1942, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor

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