Delroy Lindo

  • Birth Place: Eltham, London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Born in a suburb of London, but moved to Canada and was educated in San Francisco.
  • Has stated that he first got the acting bug after being in a Nativity play when he was 5 years old.
  • Has acted in regional theater across the U.S.
  • Made his Broadway debut in 1982 in Master Harold...and the Boys.
  • While he often plays a bad guy in many of his film roles (Clockers, Get Shorty, Feeling Minnesota), he was cast as an angel in 1997's A Life Less Ordinary.

Awards

  • 1988, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Nominee
  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2017, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Damiri — Son
  • Neshormeh Lindo — Wife

College

  • American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, California, United States (1979)

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