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Lindo, Delroy (1952–)

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LINDO, DELROY (1952–). Actor. This London, England-born actor exudes a powerful presence on stage and screen. He was born to Jamaican parents and moved to Toronto, Canada, with his mother as a teen, and later to the United States, where he graduated from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. His first notable film role was in More American Graffiti , 1979, and he spent the next 10 years on the stage. He made his Broadway debut in a 1982 production of Master Harold and the Boys , directed by the play’s author, Athol Fugard. He received a Tony Award nomination for portraying Harold Loomis in August Wilson’s play Joe Turner’s Come and Gone . He received national acclaim as numbers boss West Indian Archie in Malcolm X , 1992, and won an NAACP Image Award for his work. He portrayed baseball great Satchel Paige in the film Soul of the Game , 1996.

Filmography: Find the Lady , 1976; Voice of the Fugitive , 1978; More American Graffiti , 1979; Perfect Witness , 1989; The Blood of Heroes , 1990; Mountains of the Moon , 1990; Bright Angel , 1991; Malcolm X , 1992; Bound by Honor , 1993; Crooklyn , 1994; Congo , 1995; Clockers , 1995; Get Shorty , 1995; Soul of the Game , 1996; Ransom , 1996; Glory and Honor , 1998; Strange Justice , 1999; The Cider House Rules , 1999; Romeo Must Die , 2000; Gone in Sixty Seconds , 2000; Heist , 2001; The One , 2001; The Core , 2003; Sahara , 2005; Domino , 2005; Hounddog , 2006.

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