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Roots (2016–2016)

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TV Mini-series | 90 min | Drama, History

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Updated Apr 7, 2016

Release date (First episode)
May 30, 2016 (United States)

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199 cast members
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Herbert Cavalier Jr.
Town Folk Town Folk   See fewer
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Malachi Kirby
Kunta Kinte Kunta Kinte   See fewer
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Forest Whitaker
Fiddler Fiddler   See fewer
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Laurence Fishburne
Alex Haley Alex Haley   See fewer
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Babs Olusanmokun
Omoro Kinte Omoro Kinte   See fewer
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Tevin Paul
Freed Slave Soldier / Memphis Battery Band / Waller Slave Freed Slave Soldier / Memphis Battery Band / Waller Slave   See fewer
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Kerry Sims
Slave Slave   See fewer
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Matthew Goode
Dr. William Waller Dr. William Waller   See fewer
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Regé-Jean Page
Chicken George Chicken George   See fewer
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Shannon Lucio
Patricia Lea Patricia Lea   See fewer
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James Purefoy
John Waller John Waller   See fewer
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Erica Tazel
Matilda Matilda   See fewer
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Derek Luke
Silla Ba Dibba Silla Ba Dibba   See fewer
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Elizabeth Waller Elizabeth Waller   See fewer
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Connelly Connelly   See fewer
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Sir Eric Russell Sir Eric Russell   See fewer
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Nokuthula Ledwaba
Binta Kinte Binta Kinte   See fewer
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Carol Sutton
Miss Malizy Miss Malizy   See fewer
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Chris Obi
Kintango Kintango   See fewer
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Roman Armstrong
Kunta Kinte Dbl / Waller Slave Kunta Kinte Dbl / Waller Slave   See fewer
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Newborn Chicken George Newborn Chicken George   See fewer
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Chicken Fight Gambler Chicken Fight Gambler   See fewer
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Braggart townfolk Braggart townfolk   See fewer
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Teen Miss Kizzy Teen Miss Kizzy   See fewer
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Frederick Murray Frederick Murray   See fewer
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T.I.
Cyrus Cyrus   See fewer
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Nancy Holt Nancy Holt   See fewer
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Marcellus Marcellus   See fewer
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Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Jerusalem Jerusalem   See fewer
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William Byrd William Byrd   See fewer
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Jewett Jewett   See fewer
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Sheriff's Deputy Sheriff's Deputy   See fewer
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Hastings Hastings   See fewer
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Benjamin Lyon Benjamin Lyon   See fewer
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Driver Slave Driver Slave   See fewer
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Mr. MacGregor Mr. MacGregor   See fewer
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Edward Edward   See fewer
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Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Lord Dunmore Lord Dunmore   See fewer
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Blaine Blaine   See fewer
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Ephraim Ephraim   See fewer
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Mrs. Jewett Mrs. Jewett   See fewer
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Abigail, age 7 Abigail, age 7   See fewer
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White Man #1 White Man #1   See fewer
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Major General Forrest Major General Forrest   See fewer
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Rickety Man Rickety Man   See fewer
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Boseman Boseman   See fewer
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Carleton Carleton   See fewer
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Lilly Su Lilly Su   See fewer
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Young Laundress Young Laundress   See fewer
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Edward Covey Edward Covey   See fewer
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Sister Sarah Sister Sarah   See fewer
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Field Hand Field Hand   See fewer
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Little Chicken George Little Chicken George   See fewer
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Emmeline Emmeline   See fewer
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Tabitha Tabitha   See fewer
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Ballard Ballard   See fewer
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Old White Man Old White Man   See fewer
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County Barker County Barker   See fewer
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Franklin Franklin   See fewer
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Miss Ellen Miss Ellen   See fewer
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Wolof Man Wolof Man   See fewer
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Saloum Saloum   See fewer
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Carrington Carrington   See fewer
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Taylor Taylor   See fewer
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Clingman Clingman   See fewer
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Teamster Teamster   See fewer
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Nyo Boto Nyo Boto   See fewer
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Private Private   See fewer
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Branded Woman Branded Woman   See fewer
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Mamba Jambo Mamba Jambo   See fewer
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English Gambler English Gambler   See fewer
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Wealthy Waller Party Guest Wealthy Waller Party Guest   See fewer
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Family Member Family Member   See fewer
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Queen Byrd
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Sir Atkins Sir Atkins   See fewer
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Little Kizzy Little Kizzy   See fewer
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Soldier Soldier   See fewer
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Union Soldier Union Soldier   See fewer
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Cannoneer Cannoneer   See fewer
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Town Folk Town Folk   See fewer
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Wager Clerk Wager Clerk   See fewer
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Waller Slave Waller Slave   See fewer
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Ring Shout Dancer Ring Shout Dancer   See fewer
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Freeman Freeman   See fewer
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Militiaman Militiaman   See fewer
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Poor Farmer Poor Farmer   See fewer
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