Richard Roundtree is an American former fashion model and actor, best known for detective John Shaft "the first black action hero".
Richard Roundtree has a net worth of $2 million Film, and Television is his income sources.
He was born in New Rochelle, New York, the United States on Jul 9, 1942, and now he is 80 years old.
He studied at New Rochelle High School and graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
He appeared in movies including the 1995 film Seven, the 2000 film version of Shaft, George of the Jungle, and Brick.
In 1970 he started his career with the film “What Do You Say to a Naked Lady?”
He worked in television series, like Roots; Generations; and Beverly Hills, 90210; among others.
He underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy in 1993 because he was diagnosed with a rare form of male breast cancer.