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Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series 1979) Poster

(1979 TV Mini-Series)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

John Erman ... (3 episodes, 1979)
Charles S. Dubin ... (2 episodes, 1979)
Georg Stanford Brown ... (1 episode, 1979)
Lloyd Richards ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Writing Credits  

Alex Haley ... (7 episodes, 1979)
Ernest Kinoy ... (developed for television by) (7 episodes, 1979)
Sydney A. Glass ... (1 episode, 1979)
John McGreevey ... (1 episode, 1979)
Thad Mumford ... (1 episode, 1979)
Dan Wilcox ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Cast  

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 Simon Haley (5 episodes, 1979)
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 Elizabeth Harvey (5 episodes, 1979)
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 Earl Crowther (4 episodes, 1979)
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 Will Palmer (4 episodes, 1979)
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 Andy Warner (4 episodes, 1979)
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 Carrie / ... (4 episodes, 1979)
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 Cousin Georgia (4 episodes, 1979)
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 Bertha Palmer Haley (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Queen Haley (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Colonel Frederick Warner (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Jim Warner (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Cynthia Palmer (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Tom Harvey (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Mrs. Warner (2 episodes, 1979)
Lynne Moody ...
 Irene Harvey (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Cynthia Palmer (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Frankie Warner (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Lucy Damson (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Hapgood / ... (2 episodes, 1979)
Damu King ...
 Corporal / ... (2 episodes, 1979)
Royce Wallace ...
 Minnie (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Nan Branch Haley (1 episode, 1979)
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 Dodie Brattle (1 episode, 1979)
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 George Lincoln Rockwell (1 episode, 1979)
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 Zenitha Haley (1 episode, 1979)
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 Bubba Haywood (1 episode, 1979)
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 Lyle Pettijohn (1 episode, 1979)
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 RSM Boyce (1 episode, 1979)
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 Dr. Lewis (1 episode, 1979)
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 Dad Jones (1 episode, 1979)
Lee Chamberlin ...
 Odile Richards (1 episode, 1979)
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 Alex Haley, ages 17-25 (1 episode, 1979)
Slim Gaillard ...
 Sam Wesley (1 episode, 1979)
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 Francey (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mrs. Hickinger (1 episode, 1979)
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 Dr. Vansina (1 episode, 1979)
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 Big Slew Johnson (1 episode, 1979)
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 Commander Robert Munroe (1 episode, 1979)
Avon Long ...
 Chicken George Moore (1 episode, 1979)
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 Ab Decker (1 episode, 1979)
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 Bernie Raymond (1 episode, 1979)
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 Malcolm X (1 episode, 1979)
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 Detroit (1 episode, 1979)
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 Nelson (1 episode, 1979)
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 Bob Campbell (1 episode, 1979)
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 Beeman Jones (1 episode, 1979)
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 Lila (1 episode, 1979)
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 Lee Garnet (1 episode, 1979)
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 Captain Bowker (1 episode, 1979)
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 Dr. Horace Huguley (1 episode, 1979)
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 Alex Haley (1 episode, 1979)
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 Boyd Moffatt (1 episode, 1979)
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 Scotty (1 episode, 1979)
Claudia McNeil ...
 Sister Will Ada (1 episode, 1979)
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 Lieutenant Hamilton Ten Eyck (1 episode, 1979)
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 Singer (1 episode, 1979)
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 John Dolan (1 episode, 1979)
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 Pianist (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mr. Goldstein (1 episode, 1979)
Charles Weldon ...
 Doxey (1 episode, 1979)
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 Aleck Haley (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mr. Davidson (1 episode, 1979)
Michael Eugene Anderson ...
 Heckler (1 episode, 1979)
John Andersonjo ...
 Muslim at Meeting (1 episode, 1979)
Fuddle Bagley ...
 Porter #1 (1 episode, 1979)
Opelene Bartley ...
 Calloway cook (1 episode, 1979)
Fran Bennett ...
 Trixie (1 episode, 1979)
Mary Betten ...
 Proprietress (1 episode, 1979)
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 Henning Preacher (1 episode, 1979)
Tamu Blackwell ...
 Bessie (1 episode, 1979)
Bill Borsella ...
 Clerk (1 episode, 1979)
John Carter ...
 T.J. Calloway (1 episode, 1979)
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 Assistant (1 episode, 1979)
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 U.N. Receptionist (1 episode, 1979)
Frederick Combs ...
 Reporter (1 episode, 1979)
Doria Cook-Nelson ...
 Stewardess (1 episode, 1979)
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 Prison Boss (1 episode, 1979)
Stefan Crutchfield ...
 George Haley (1 episode, 1979)
Joel Leon d'Anjou ...
 Kinte (1 episode, 1979)
Anthony Davis ...
 Third Man (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mrs. Andy Warner (1 episode, 1979)
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 Sally Harvey (1 episode, 1979)
Woody Eney ...
 Officer (1 episode, 1979)
Al Fann ...
 Boy (1 episode, 1979)
Bianca Ferguson ...
 Sophia (1 episode, 1979)
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 Sheriff Duffy (1 episode, 1979)
Joel Fluellen ...
 State Man (1 episode, 1979)
Claire Denise Ford ...
 Clarie (1 episode, 1979)
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 Calloway (1 episode, 1979)
Lou Frizzell ...
 Conductor (1 episode, 1979)
Fumilayo ...
 Gambian Mother (1 episode, 1979)
Don Furneaux ...
 Major (1 episode, 1979)
Yula Gavala ...
 French Girl (1 episode, 1979)
Ted Gehring ...
 Road Boss (1 episode, 1979)
Sue Ann Gilfillan ...
 Mrs. Parton (1 episode, 1979)
Wendy Glass ...
 Patience (1 episode, 1979)
Larry Golden ...
 Morrison (1 episode, 1979)
Curtis Griffin ...
 Letter Writer (1 episode, 1979)
Alex Haley ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1979)
Anne Haley ...
 Student (1 episode, 1979)
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 Vernon (1 episode, 1979)
Nancy Harewood ...
 Woman at Party (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mrs. Jones (1 episode, 1979)
Ray Hemphill ...
 Engineer (1 episode, 1979)
Bill Henderson ...
 Champ Sugrue (1 episode, 1979)
Joel Herd ...
 Billy Haley (1 episode, 1979)
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 Daisy (1 episode, 1979)
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 Muslim at Door (1 episode, 1979)
Gordon Hurst ...
 Walt (1 episode, 1979)
Ernestine Jackson ...
 Lady (1 episode, 1979)
E. Lamont Johnson ...
 Frank (1 episode, 1979)
Jarrod Johnson ...
 George Haley (1 episode, 1979)
Melvin Jones ...
 Muslim #2 (1 episode, 1979)
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 Night Dispatcher (1 episode, 1979)
Milt Kogan ...
 Mel Klein (1 episode, 1979)
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 Minister (1 episode, 1979)
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 Nate Atkins (1 episode, 1979)
Charles Lampkin ...
 Loman (1 episode, 1979)
Les Lannom ...
 Jake (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mr. Weaver (1 episode, 1979)
Theodore Lehmann ...
 Walker (1 episode, 1979)
Charles Lucia ...
 Crewman #3 (1 episode, 1979)
Ebou Manga ...
 Senegalese Soldier (1 episode, 1979)
Ebou Manga ...
 The Griot (1 episode, 1979)
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 Holmes (1 episode, 1979)
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 Harry Owens (1 episode, 1979)
William Mims ...
 Willett (1 episode, 1979)
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 African Minister (1 episode, 1979)
Shane Mooney ...
 Julius Haley (1 episode, 1979)
Michael Morgan ...
 Teenage Deputy (1 episode, 1979)
Frances E. Nealy ...
 Mourner (1 episode, 1979)
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 Mandihkan Minister (1 episode, 1979)
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 Sister Scrap Scott (1 episode, 1979)
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 VFW Manager (1 episode, 1979)
Fred Pinkard ...
 Ginger (1 episode, 1979)
Albert Popwell ...
 Fader (1 episode, 1979)
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 President Harper (1 episode, 1979)
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 Taxi Driver (1 episode, 1979)
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 Nazi Guard (1 episode, 1979)
Logan Ramsey ...
 D.L. Lewis (1 episode, 1979)
James Ray ...
 Mr. Perry (1 episode, 1979)
Marguerite Ray ...
 Mrs. Loman (1 episode, 1979)
Albert Reed ...
 J. W. Boyd (1 episode, 1979)
Sean Michael Rice ...
 Sergeant (1 episode, 1979)
Morgan Roberts ...
 Mourner (1 episode, 1979)
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 Luke Bettiger (1 episode, 1979)
Jane Rose ...
 Mrs. Bulfinch (1 episode, 1979)
Don Ross ...
 Turnkey (1 episode, 1979)
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 Captain (1 episode, 1979)
Timothy Scott ...
 Alvin Peacock (1 episode, 1979)
Johnny Sekka ...
 Ebou (1 episode, 1979)
Essex Smith ...
 Servant (1 episode, 1979)
Patricia Smith ...
 Mrs. Randall (1 episode, 1979)
Jessica St. John ...
 Nurse (1 episode, 1979)
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 Alex Haley, Age 12 (1 episode, 1979)
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 Dr. Crawford (1 episode, 1979)
W.K. Stratton ...
 Dunne (1 episode, 1979)
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 Leroy Selby (1 episode, 1979)
Sterling Swanson ...
 Chaplain (1 episode, 1979)
Cynthia Sye ...
 Cynthia (1 episode, 1979)
Le Tari ...
 U.N. African (1 episode, 1979)
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 Eddie (1 episode, 1979)
Ticker Thompson ...
 Julius Haley (1 episode, 1979)
Patrick Tovatt ...
 Registrar (1 episode, 1979)
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 Rev. Mills (1 episode, 1979)
Roberta Jean Williams ...
 Rosie (1 episode, 1979)
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 Judge Quartermain (1 episode, 1979)
Wendell Wright ...
 Ernest Faison (1 episode, 1979)
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 Lydia Haley (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Arnold Roberts ...
 Townsman (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
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 George Haley (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Arthur Tovey ...
 Townsman (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
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Series Produced by 

Stan Margulies ... producer (7 episodes, 1979)
David L. Wolper ... executive producer (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Music by 

Gerald Fried ... (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Cinematography by 

Joseph M. Wilcots ... (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Film Editing by 

Robbe Roberts ... (2 episodes, 1979)
Neil Travis ... (2 episodes, 1979)
John W. Wheeler ... (2 episodes, 1979)
David Saxon ... (1 episode, 1979)

Series Casting By 

Reuben Cannon ... (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Art Direction by 

Robert MacKichan ... (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Set Decoration by 

Bill Webb ... (5 episodes, 1979)
R. Chris Westlund ... (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Costume Design by 

Tom Dawson ... (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Makeup Department 

Ken Chase ... makeup designer (7 episodes, 1979)
Joe DiBella ... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1979)
Leonard Drake ... hair style designer (7 episodes, 1979)
Zoltan Elek ... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1979)
David Dittmar ... lab technician / makeup artist (3 episodes, 1979)
Tom Miller ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1979)
Craig Reardon ... lab technician (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Production Management 

Terence Nelson ... unit production manager (7 episodes, 1979)
George Taylor ... post-production supervisor (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Carol Smetana ... second assistant director (7 episodes, 1979)
Scott U. Adam ... assistant director (4 episodes, 1979)
Charles Ziarko ... assistant director (2 episodes, 1979)
Larry Powell ... assistant director (1 episode, 1979)

Series Art Department 

Ron Frazier ... carpenter foreman (7 episodes, 1979)
Michael Milgrom ... property (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Sound Department 

Willie D. Burton ... sound recording (6 episodes, 1979)
Richard I. Birnbaum ... sound recording (1 episode, 1979)

Series Special Effects by 

Russel Hessey ... special effects (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Stunts 

Loren Janes ... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1979)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Joseph W. Calloway ... key assistant camera (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Donna Roberts ... wardrobe: women (7 episodes, 1979)
Richard Butz ... wardrobe: men (5 episodes, 1979)
Jorge J. González ... wardrobe: men (1 episode, 1979)
Kathleen McGregor ... wardrobe: men (1 episode, 1979)

Series Editorial Department 

John Carter ... additional editing (1 episode, 1979)
Edilberto Cruz ... additional editing (1 episode, 1979)
David Saxon ... additional editing (1 episode, 1979)

Series Music Department 

Eugene Marks ... music editor (6 episodes, 1979)
Jay Alfred Smith ... music editor (1 episode, 1979)
Tommy Morgan ... musician: harmonica (uncredited) (7 episodes, 1979)

Series Other crew 

Alex Haley ... consultant (7 episodes, 1979)
My Lewis ... research (7 episodes, 1979)
Barry Wexler ... crab dolly operator (7 episodes, 1979)
George Sims ... research (6 episodes, 1979)
Kathy Thomas ... script supervisor (3 episodes, 1979)
Jill Freeman ... script supervisor (1 episode, 1979)
Alvin Greenman ... script supervisor (1 episode, 1979)
Joyce King ... script supervisor (1 episode, 1979)
Lloyd Nelson ... script supervisor (1 episode, 1979)
Sheryl Levine ... research assistant: Mr. Haley (uncredited) (7 episodes, 1979)

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