U-Roy (1942–2021)

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U-Roy was born on September 21, 1942 in Kingston, Jamaica as Ewart Beckford. He is known for his work on Insecure (2016), Reggae: The Story of Jamaican Music (2002) and Heartland Reggae (1980). He died on February 17, 2021 in Kingston. See full bio »

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(age 78) in Kingston, Jamaica

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 2017 Two Sevens Clash: Dread Meets Punk Rockers (Documentary)
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 2011 Holding on to Jah (Documentary)
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 2011 Toots and the Maytals Reggae Got Soul (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 2009 Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae (Documentary)
 2008 Dub Echoes (Documentary)
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 2002 Reggae: The Story of Jamaican Music (TV Series documentary)
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- Rebel Music (2002) ... Self
- Forward March (2002) ... Self
 1983 Deep Roots Music (TV Series)
Self (1983)
 1980 Heartland Reggae (Documentary)
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 1977 Beats of the Heart: Roots Rock Reggae (TV Movie documentary)
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 1977 Roots Rock Reggae (Documentary)
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 2020 Insecure (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lowkey Losin' It (2020) ... (writer: "Alone")

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