Richard Roundtree

Martindale, David
July 2002
Biography;Jul2002, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p26
Profiles Richard Roundtree, who portrayed the character of John Shaft in the film 'Shaft.' View that Roundtree became an icon in the role of Shaft; His efforts to avoid being typecast; Thoughts on the labeling of his films as 'black exploitation' pictures; His diagnosis with breast cancer.


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