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Roots

Part 2 (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV-14
TV Episode | 96 min | Drama, History

Redcoats attempt to persuade slaves to run away and join the English army; Kunta escapes but slave catchers apprehend him and amputate half of his foot to ensure that he never runs off again. John Waller sells Kunta to his younger brother ...See moreRedcoats attempt to persuade slaves to run away and join the English army; Kunta escapes but slave catchers apprehend him and amputate half of his foot to ensure that he never runs off again. John Waller sells Kunta to his younger brother William. Written by bonz6596-507-522839 See less
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Writers
Alex Haley (based upon the book by) | Alison McDonald (teleplay by)
Producer
Alissa M. Kantrow (produced by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated May 31, 2016

Release date
May 31, 2016 (United States)

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57 cast members
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Emyri Crutchfield
Teen Miss Kizzy (as E'Myri Lee Crutchfield) Teen Miss Kizzy (as E'Myri Lee Crutchfield)   See fewer
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Matthew Goode
Dr. William Waller Dr. William Waller   See fewer
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Genevieve Hannelius
Missy (as G. Hannelius) Missy (as G. Hannelius)   See fewer
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Malachi Kirby
Kunta Kinte Kunta Kinte   See fewer
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Katie McGuinness
Elizabeth Waller Elizabeth Waller   See fewer
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James Purefoy
John Waller John Waller   See fewer
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Forest Whitaker
Fiddler Fiddler   See fewer
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Tony Curran
Connelly Connelly   See fewer
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Shannon Lucio
Patricia Lea Patricia Lea   See fewer
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Jason Bayle
Grenadier Captain Grenadier Captain   See fewer
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Gregory Bright
Driver Slave Driver Slave   See fewer
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Dominic Burgess
Lord Dunmore Lord Dunmore   See fewer
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Danny Cosmo
Slave Trader Slave Trader   See fewer
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David Dahlgren
Planter Planter   See fewer
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Darren Darnborough
Red Coat #1 Red Coat #1   See fewer
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Lola Fyke
Abigail - Age 7 Abigail - Age 7   See fewer
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B.J. Grogan
Rickety Man Rickety Man   See fewer
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Octavius J. Johnson
Carleton (as Octavius Johnson) Carleton (as Octavius Johnson)   See fewer
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David Kallaway
Edward Covey Edward Covey   See fewer
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David Kency
Field Hand Field Hand   See fewer
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Dylan Kenin
Spalding Spalding   See fewer
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Carrie Lazar
Emmeline Emmeline   See fewer
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Anthony Marble
Dragoon Captain Dragoon Captain   See fewer
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Isaiah Margan
Noah - Age 7 Noah - Age 7   See fewer
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Eric Mendenhall
Red Coat #3 Red Coat #3   See fewer
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David Midthunder
Nansemond Recruit Nansemond Recruit   See fewer
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Jaren Mitchell
Slave Recruit #1 Slave Recruit #1   See fewer
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John Neisler
Evangelist Evangelist   See fewer
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Dickson Obahor
Slave Recruit #2 Slave Recruit #2   See fewer
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Tom Proctor
Thief #1 Thief #1   See fewer
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Joe Sartee
Red Coat #2 Red Coat #2   See fewer
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Saniyya Sidney
Kizzy - Age 6 Kizzy - Age 6   See fewer
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Kiera Strauss
Missy - Age 6 Missy - Age 6   See fewer
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Lawrence Turner
Thief #2 Thief #2   See fewer
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Roman Armstrong
Waller Slave / Kunta Kinte Dbl Waller Slave / Kunta Kinte Dbl   See fewer
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Brett Beoubay
Wealthy Waller Party Guest Wealthy Waller Party Guest   See fewer
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Herbert Cavalier Jr.
Town Folk Town Folk   See fewer
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Laurence Fishburne
Alex Haley (voice) Alex Haley (voice)   See fewer
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Christopher Gulas
Redcoat / Confederate soldier Redcoat / Confederate soldier   See fewer
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Deveney Marshall
Ring Shout Dancer Ring Shout Dancer   See fewer
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Cortney McClelland Jr.
Newborn Chicken George Newborn Chicken George   See fewer
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Marco M. McQueen
Freeman Freeman   See fewer
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Mike R. Moreau
Redcoat Soldier Redcoat Soldier   See fewer
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Chris Obi
Kintango Kintango   See fewer
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Babs Olusanmokun
Omoro Kinte Omoro Kinte   See fewer
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Ron M Patterson
Coveys Militia Coveys Militia   See fewer
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Tevin Paul
Freed Slave Soldier Freed Slave Soldier   See fewer
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Darrell L. Shuler
Waller Slave Waller Slave   See fewer
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Kerry Sims
Slave Slave   See fewer
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Lisa Ann Smith
Mrs. Spaulding Mrs. Spaulding   See fewer
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Calvin Williams
Wedding Guest Wedding Guest   See fewer
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Sam Woodworth
Redcoat Soldier (as Samuel A. Woodworth) Redcoat Soldier (as Samuel A. Woodworth)   See fewer
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Cynthia LeBlanc
Fancy Waller Wagon Guest (uncredited) Fancy Waller Wagon Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fiona McDonald
Dr. Waller Guest (uncredited) Dr. Waller Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 322 votes