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Richard Roundtree

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Richard Roundtree
Character Charles Deveaux
Date of birth 9 July 1942
Origin New Rochelle, NY, USA
Gender Male
IMDb profile

Richard Roundtree is the American film and television actor who plays Charles Deveaux, Simone's father on Heroes.


Richard Roundtree has been acting since the early 1970s. He starred as "John Shaft" in original 1971 Shaft film, its two sequels in 1972 and 1973, the television series in 1973-4, and even in the 2000 movie remake starring Samuel L. Jackson. Richard is also known for his role in Se7en. Following Heroes, Richard had recurring roles in Lincoln Heights, Diary of a Single Mom, Chicago Fire, The Player, and Being Mary Jane.

Richard appeared in Shaft with Antonio Fargas.


  • Richard Roundtree's name appears as one of the six celebrities that don't have to pay for haircuts at Pop's Barber Shop in the Marvel television series Luke Cage.

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