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Roots: The Next Generations (18-Feb-1979)

Directors: Georg Stanford Brown; Charles S. Dubin; John Erman; Lloyd Richards

Writers: Sydney A. Glass; Ernest Kinoy; John McGreevey; Thad Mumford; Dan Wilcox

From novel: Roots by Alex Haley

Keywords: Drama, Slavery

Sequel to Roots (1977).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Amos
Actor
27-Dec-1939   James Evans on Good Times
Georg Stanford Brown
Actor
24-Jun-1943   Officer Webster on The Rookies
LeVar Burton
Actor
16-Feb-1957   La Forge on Star Trek: TNG
Irene Cara
Singer
18-Mar-1959   Oh what a feeling
Chuck Connors
Actor
10-Apr-1921 10-Nov-1992 The Rifleman
Olivia de Havilland
Actor
1-Jul-1916   Gone With the Wind
Ruby Dee
Actor
27-Oct-1924   The Jackie Robinson Story
Ja'net DuBois
Actor
5-Aug-1945   Willona Woods on Good Times
Kim Fields
Actor
12-May-1969   Tootie on The Facts of Life
Henry Fonda
Actor
16-May-1905 12-Aug-1982 12 Angry Men
Alex Haley
Novelist
11-Aug-1921 10-Feb-1992 Roots
Lynn Hamilton
Actor
25-Apr-1930   Donna Harris on Sanford and Son
Dorian Harewood
Actor
6-Aug-1950   Full Metal Jacket
Telma Hopkins
Actor
28-Oct-1948   Rachel Crawford on Family Matters
Ernie Hudson
Actor
17-Dec-1945   Warden Glenn on Oz
Gerald McRaney
Actor
19-Aug-1947   Major Dad
Zakes Mokae
Actor
5-Aug-1935   The Serpent and the Rainbow
Lynne Moody
Actor
17-Feb-1950   Patricia Williams on Knots Landing
J. A. Preston
Actor
?   Allen Brooks on All's Fair
Bill Quinn
Actor
6-May-1912 29-Apr-1994 Mr. Van Ranseleer on Archie Bunker's Place
Beah Richards
Actor
12-Jul-1920 14-Sep-2000 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Howard E. Rollins, Jr.
Actor
17-Oct-1950 8-Dec-1996 A Soldier's Story
Richard Sanders
Actor
23-Aug-1940   Les Nessman on WKRP
Stan Shaw
Actor
14-Jul-1952   Snake Eyes
Madge Sinclair
Actor
28-Apr-1938 20-Dec-1995 Nurse Shoop on Trapper John
Marc Singer
Actor
27-Jan-1948   Beastmaster
Mel Stewart
Actor
19-Sep-1929 24-Feb-2002 Scarecrow and Mrs. King
Philip Michael Thomas
Actor
26-May-1949   Det. Ricardo Tubbs on Miami Vice
Richard Thomas
Actor
13-Jun-1951   John Boy on The Waltons
Leslie Uggams
Actor
25-May-1943   Roots

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