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Roots (TV Mini-Series 1977) Poster

(1977 TV Mini-Series)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Marvin J. Chomsky ... (2 episodes, 1977)
John Erman ... (1 episode, 1977)
David Greene ... (1 episode, 1977)
Gilbert Moses ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Writing Credits  

William Blinn ... (1 episode, 1977)
M. Charles Cohen ... (1 episode, 1977)
Alex Haley ... (12 episodes, 1977)
Ernest Kinoy ... (1 episode, 1977)
James Lee ... (7 episodes, 1977)

Series Cast  

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 Mathilda (6 episodes, 1977)
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 Dr. William Reynolds (5 episodes, 1977)
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 'Toby' / ... (5 episodes, 1977)
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 Bell Reynolds (5 episodes, 1977)
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 'Chicken' George Moore (5 episodes, 1977)
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 Fiddler (5 episodes, 1977)
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 Ames (5 episodes, 1977)
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 Kunta Kinte / ... (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Mrs. Reynolds (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Kizzy Reynolds (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Mrs. Moore (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Missy Anne Reynolds (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Tom Moore (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Capt. Thomas Davies (3 episodes, 1977)
Ji-Tu Cumbuka ...
 Wrestler (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Slater (3 episodes, 1977)
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 John Reynolds (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Harlan (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Mingo (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Stephen Bennett (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Sam Bennett (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Evan Brent (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Tom Harvey (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Ol' George Johnson (3 episodes, 1977)
Hilly Hicks ...
 Lewis (3 episodes, 1977)
Lynne Moody ...
 Irene Harvey (3 episodes, 1977)
Lane Binkley ...
 Martha Johnson (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Virgil (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Nyo Boto / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Kintango (2 episodes, 1977)
Thalmus Rasulala ...
 Omoro (2 episodes, 1977)
Hari Rhodes ...
 Brima Cesay (2 episodes, 1977)
William Watson ...
 Gardner (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Fanta (2 episodes, 1977)
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 John Carrington (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Grill (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Trumbull (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Fanta (2 episodes, 1977)
Tanya Boyd ...
 Genelva (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Noah (2 episodes, 1977)
Raymond St. Jacques ...
 The Drummer (2 episodes, 1977)
Stan Haze ...
 Field Singer / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Ordell (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Melissa (2 episodes, 1977)
Elma V. Jackson ...
 Mama Ada (2 episodes, 1977)
Lillian Randolph ...
 Sister Sara (2 episodes, 1977)
Davis Roberts ...
 Leonard (2 episodes, 1977)
Richard McKenzie ...
 Sam Harvey (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Binta (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Aurelia (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Sheriff Biggs (2 episodes, 1977)
Ernest Thomas ...
 Kailuba (2 episodes, 1977)
Ann Weldon ...
 Mary (2 episodes, 1977)
Rebecca Bess ...
 Girl on Ship (2 episodes, 1977)
Fred Covington ...
 Auctioneer (2 episodes, 1977)
Hank Rolike ...
 John (2 episodes, 1977)
Pat Corley ...
 Referee (2 episodes, 1977)
Joe Dorsey ...
 Calvert (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Man at Cockfight / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Slaver (2 episodes, 1977)
Rachel Longaker ...
 Caroline (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Jemmy Brent / ... (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Slave Catcher (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Young Missy Reynolds (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Kadi Touray (1 episode, 1977)
Lee Kessler ...
 Miss Constable (1 episode, 1977)
Big Joe Turner ...
 The Singer (1 episode, 1977)
Henry Butts ...
 Sitafa (1 episode, 1977)
Kermit Echols ...
 Vilars (1 episode, 1977)
Maurice Hunt ...
 The Doctor (1 episode, 1977)
Allen Williams ...
 Robert Calvert (1 episode, 1977)
Brooks Clift ...
 McAlmon (1 episode, 1977)
Ronnie Leggett ...
 Kalilu (1 episode, 1977)
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 Aunt Sukey (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Gribble ...
 Seaman Grimes (1 episode, 1977)
Roosevelt Smith ...
 James (1 episode, 1977)
Cindy Henderson ...
 Bess (1 episode, 1977)
Betty Cole ...
 Sassy Woman (1 episode, 1977)
Macdonald Carey ...
 Squire James (1 episode, 1977)
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 Sir Eric Russell (1 episode, 1977)
Wally Taylor ...
 Reverend (1 episode, 1977)
Sally Kemp ...
 Lila Harvey (1 episode, 1977)
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 Sen. Arthur Johnson (1 episode, 1977)
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 Drake (1 episode, 1977)
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 Bud (1 episode, 1977)
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 Captured runaway slave (1 episode, 1977)
Wayne Heffley ...
 Telegrapher (1 episode, 1977)
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 Alex Haley (1 episode, 1977)
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 Poston (1 episode, 1977)
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 Kid Going to Church (1 episode, 1977)
Robert Phalen ...
 Rufus Jackson (1 episode, 1977)
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 Slave Owner's Wife (unknown episodes)
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Fred D. Scott
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Alex Haley ...
 Himself (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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 Jimmi Brent, Evan Brent's brother (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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 Seaman Thompson (uncredited) (1 episode, 1977)
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Series Produced by 

Donald A. Ramsey ... associate producer (2 episodes, 1977)
Malcolm Alper ... associate producer (1 episode, 1977)
William Beaudine Jr. ... associate producer (1 episode, 1977)
Stan Margulies ... producer (1 episode, 1977)
David L. Wolper ... executive producer (1 episode, 1977)

Series Music by 

Gerald Fried ... (1 episode, 1977)
Quincy Jones ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Cinematography by 

Stevan Larner ... (1 episode, 1977)
Joseph M. Wilcots ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Film Editing by 

James T. Heckert ... (1 episode, 1977)
Peter Kirby ... (1 episode, 1977)
Neil Travis ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Casting By 

Lynn Stalmaster ... (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Production Design by 

Jan Scott ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Art Direction by 

Joseph R. Jennings ... (1 episode, 1977)
Jan Scott ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Set Decoration by 

Charles C. Bennett ... (1 episode, 1977)
Solomon Brewer ... (1 episode, 1977)

Series Costume Design by 

Jack Martell ... (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Makeup Department 

Lola 'Skip' McNalley ... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1977)
Bernadine M. Anderson ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)
Scott Cunningham ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)
Omar ... hair stylist: Miss Tyson (1 episode, 1977)
Paul Stanhope Jr. ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)
Stan Winston ... makeup artist: Leslie Uggams / special makeup effects artist (1 episode, 1977)
Gene Witham ... makeup artist (unknown episodes)

Series Production Management 

Conrad Holzgang ... executive in charge of production (2 episodes, 1977)
George Taylor ... post-production supervisor (2 episodes, 1977)
Phillips Wylly Sr. ... manager production operations (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Mack Bing ... assistant director (1 episode, 1977)
Michael Kusley ... assistant director (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Lukather ... assistant director (1 episode, 1977)

Series Art Department 

Terry Ballard ... property master (2 episodes, 1977)
Al DeGaetano ... construction coordinator (1 episode, 1977)
Perry Gray ... set designer (1 episode, 1977)
Richard Reseigne ... construction coordinator (1 episode, 1977)

Series Sound Department 

Arnold Braun ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Willie D. Burton ... sound recordist (1 episode, 1977)
Larry Carow ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
Gene Corso ... sound effects editor (1 episode, 1977)
George Fredrick ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
Robert L. Harman ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Robert J. Litt ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Hoppy Mehterian ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Lorane Mitchell ... sound effects editor (1 episode, 1977)
Colin C. Mouat ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
Lawrence E. Neiman ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
Eddie Nelson ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Leonard Peterson ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
David Pettijohn ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
George Porter ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Bruce Richardson ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)
Bill Varney ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1977)
Donald L. Warner Jr. ... sound editor (1 episode, 1977)

Series Special Effects by 

John Frazier ... special effects supervisor (12 episodes, 1977)

Series Stunts 

Craig R. Baxley ... stunts (12 episodes, 1977)
Eddie Smith ... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1977)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Víctor Pérez ... lighting technician (12 episodes, 1977)
Joseph W. Calloway ... key first assistant camera (10 episodes, 1977)
Lee Heckler ... gaffer (2 episodes, 1977)
Vern Matthews ... key grip (1 episode, 1977)
Frank Palmer ... key grip (1 episode, 1977)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Ed Fincher ... costumer: men (2 episodes, 1977)
Donna Roberts ... costumer: women (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Editorial Department 

Fred Kaplan ... assistant editor (1 episode, 1977)
Mary Nelson-Duerrstein ... negative cutter (1 episode, 1977)
Darrell Upshaw ... assistant editor (1 episode, 1977)

Series Music Department 

Dan Wallin ... score mixer (unknown episodes)

Series Transportation Department 

Donald P. Desmond ... transportation co-captain (12 episodes, 1977)
Gary Littlefield ... transportation captain (1 episode, 1977)

Series Other crew 

Calvin Spencer ... double: Lloyd Bridges (3 episodes, 1977)
Marie McKellar ... production assistant (2 episodes, 1977)
Jody Richardson ... production assistant (2 episodes, 1977)
Ron Von Schimmelmann ... production administrator (2 episodes, 1977)
Wendy Winter ... assistant to the producer (2 episodes, 1977)
Alex Haley ... consultant (1 episode, 1977)
Vivian Jones ... script supervisor (1 episode, 1977)
Joyce King ... script supervisor (1 episode, 1977)
Eve Light ... production assistant (1 episode, 1977)
George Sims ... research (1 episode, 1977)
Linda Thornley ... production assistant (1 episode, 1977)

Series Thanks 

Randy Miller ... special thanks (1 episode, 1977)

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