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Delroy Lindo


On the stage and on the big screen, Delroy Lindo projects a powerful presence that is almost impossible to ignore. Alhough it was not his first film role, his portrayal of the bipolar numbers boss West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X (1992) is what first attracted attention to Lindo's considerable talents. Since then, his star has slowly ... See full bio »
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2 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Up
Up Beta
(2009)
The Cider House Rules
The Cider House Rules Arthur Rose
(1999)
Gone in Sixty Seconds
Gone in Sixty Seconds Det. Roland Castlebeck
(2000)
The One
The One MVA Agent Harry Roedecker / Gas Station Attendant
(2001)

Filmography

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 2017 Malicious (post-production)
Dr. Clark
 2017 Battlecreek
Arthur
 2015 Do You Believe?
Malachi
 2014 Cymbeline
Belarius
 2014 Believe (TV Series)
Dr. Milton Winter
- Perception (2014) ... Dr. Milton Winter
- Second Chance (2014) ... Dr. Milton Winter
- Revelation (2014) ... Dr. Milton Winter
- Collapse (2014) ... Dr. Milton Winter
- Prodigy (2014) ... Dr. Milton Winter
 2013 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Dopey Smurf / Scorpion Cashier
- Papercut to Aorta (2013) ... Dopey Smurf / Scorpion Cashier (voice)
 2010 The Big Bang
Skeres
 2009 City of God's Son (voice)
 2009 Dug's Special Mission (Video short)
Beta (voice)
 2009 Up
Beta (voice)
 2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Detective Victor Moran
- Baggage (2009) ... Detective Victor Moran
 2006-2007 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Latimer King
- Resolution (2007) ... Latimer King
- Mutiny (2007) ... Latimer King
- Impasse (2007) ... Latimer King
 2005 Sahara
Carl
 2005 The Exonerated (TV Movie)
Delbert Tibbs
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Mr. Lucious
 2003 Wondrous Oblivion
Dennis Samuel
 2003 Profoundly Normal (TV Movie)
Ricardo Thornton
 2002 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Gabriel
- Brawl in the Family (2002) ... Gabriel (voice)
 2001 The One
MVA Agent Harry Roedecker / Gas Station Attendant
 1999 Pros & Cons
Kyle
 1999 Strange Justice (TV Movie)
Clarence Thomas
 1998 Glory & Honor (TV Movie)
Mathew Henson
 1997 A Life Less Ordinary
Jackson
 1997 The Devil's Advocate
Phillipe Moyez (uncredited)
 1997 First Time Felon (TV Movie)
Calhoun
 1996 Feeling Minnesota
Red
 1996 The Winner
Kingman
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie)
Satchel Paige
 1995 Congo
Captain Wanta (uncredited)
 1994 Crooklyn
Woody
 1994 L'exil du roi Behanzin
Behanzin
 1993 Mr. Jones
Howard
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out
Bonafide
 1991 The Hard Way
Captain Brix
 1991 Against the Law (TV Series)
Ben
- Hoops (1991) ... Ben
 1990 Bright Angel
Harley
 1990 Mountains of the Moon
Mabruki
 1989 Perfect Witness (TV Movie)
Berger
 1989 The Blood of Heroes
Mbulu
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Mark Slater
- Vendetta (1989) ... Mark Slater
 1979 More American Graffiti
Army Sergeant
 1978 Voice of the Fugitive (Short)
 1976 Find the Lady
Sam
 1973-1974 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Truck driver / Julius / Gaines
- The Militant (1974) ... Truck driver
- Borrowed Trouble (1974) ... Julius
- My Son, My Son (1973) ... Gaines
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(October 31 to November 18, 1984) He played Robert Obosa in Bruce Bonafede's play, "Advice to the Players," in '84 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Michael Kevin (John Tyler); Joe Morton (Oliver Manzi); Steve Rankin (Tony Jones); Lanny Flaherty (... See more »

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Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2011 quote on landing Get Shorty) I think they couldn't work it out with Sam [Jackson]. I don't think I'm misremembering that. Sam and John [Travolta] had had that huge success on Pulp Fiction, and I think they tried to cast Sam in that part, but they couldn't work it out. They came to me. I guess, arguably, one could say that was my first all-out major studio venture. I didn't think of it in ... See more »

Trivia:

Went to stunt-driving school to prepare for his role in Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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