Delroy Lindo


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On the stage and on the big screen, Delroy Lindo projects a powerful presence that is almost impossible to ignore. Alhough it was not his first film role, his portrayal of the bipolar numbers boss West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X (1992) is what first attracted attention to Lindo's considerable talents. Since then, his star has slowly ... See full bio »

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3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Get Shorty Bo Catlett
(1995)
The Core Brazzelton
(2003)
Malcolm X West Indian Archie
(1992)
Up Beta
(2009)

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 2020 LX 2048
Donald Stein
 2020 Da 5 Bloods
Paul
 2017-2020 The Good Fight (TV Series)
Adrian Boseman
- The Gang Discovers Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein (2020) ... Adrian Boseman
- The Gang Offends Everyone (2020) ... Adrian Boseman
- The Gang Is Satirized and Doesn't Like It (2020) ... Adrian Boseman
- The Gang Gets a Call from HR (2020) ... Adrian Boseman
- The Gang Tries to Serve a Subpoena (2020) ... Adrian Boseman
 2018 Malicious
Dr. Clark - Parapsychologist
 2017 This Is Us (TV Series)
Judge Ernest Bradley
- The Most Disappointed Man (2017) ... Judge Ernest Bradley
 2017 Battlecreek
Arthur
 2016 Marvel's Most Wanted (TV Short)
Dominic Fortune
 2015 Blood & Oil (TV Series)
Sheriff Tip Harrison
- Departures (2015) ... Sheriff Tip Harrison
- Art of the Deal (2015) ... Sheriff Tip Harrison
- Rats, Bugs and Moles (2015) ... Sheriff Tip Harrison
- Fight or Flight (2015) ... Sheriff Tip Harrison
- Convergence (2015) ... Sheriff Tip Harrison
 2015 Point Break
Instructor Hall
 2015 Do You Believe?
Malachi
 2014 Cymbeline
Belarius
 2014 Believe (TV Series)
Dr. Milton Winter
- Perception (2014) ... Dr. Milton Winter
- Second Chance (2014) ... Dr. Milton Winter
- Revelation (2014) ... Dr. Milton Winter
- Collapse (2014) ... Dr. Milton Winter
- Prodigy (2014) ... Dr. Milton Winter
 2013 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Dopey Smurf / Scorpion Cashier
- Papercut to Aorta (2013) ... Dopey Smurf / Scorpion Cashier (voice)
 2011 The Chicago Code (TV Series)
Alderman Ronin Gibbons
- Mike Royko's Revenge (2011) ... Alderman Ronin Gibbons
- Greylord & Gambat (2011) ... Alderman Ronin Gibbons
- Black Sox (2011) ... Alderman Ronin Gibbons
- Bathhouse & Hinky Dink (2011) ... Alderman Ronin Gibbons
- St. Valentine's Day Massacre (2011) ... Alderman Ronin Gibbons (credit only)
 2010 The Big Bang
Skeres
 2009 City of God's Son (voice)
 2009 Dug's Special Mission (Video short)
Beta (voice)
 2009 Mercy (TV Series)
Dr. Alfred Parks
- Can We Get That Drink Now? (2009) ... Dr. Alfred Parks
 2009 Up
Beta (voice)
 2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Detective Victor Moran
- Baggage (2009) ... Detective Victor Moran
 2007 This Christmas
Joseph Black
 2006-2007 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Latimer King
- Resolution (2007) ... Latimer King
- Acknowledgement (2007) ... Latimer King
- Mutiny (2007) ... Latimer King
- Impasse (2007) ... Latimer King
- Do Unto Others (2007) ... Latimer King
 2005 Domino
Claremont Williams
 2005 Sahara
Carl
 2005 The Exonerated (TV Movie)
Delbert Tibbs
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Mr. Lucious
 2003 Wondrous Oblivion
Dennis Samuel
 2003 The Core
Brazzelton
 2003 Profoundly Normal (TV Movie)
Ricardo Thornton
 2002 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Gabriel
- Brawl in the Family (2002) ... Gabriel (voice)
 2001 The One
MVA Agent Harry Roedecker / Gas Station Attendant
 2001 The Last Castle
Gen. Wheeler
 2001 Heist
Bobby 'Bob' Blane
 2000 Gone in 60 Seconds
Det. Roland Castlebeck
 2000 Romeo Must Die
Isaak O'Day
 1999 Pros & Cons
Kyle
 1999 The Cider House Rules
Mr. Rose
 1999 Strange Justice (TV Movie)
Clarence Thomas
 1999 The Book of Stars
Professor
 1998 Glory & Honor (TV Movie)
Mathew Henson
 1997 A Life Less Ordinary
Jackson
 1997 The Devil's Advocate
Phillipe Moyez (uncredited)
 1997 First Time Felon (TV Movie)
Calhoun
 1996 Ransom
Agent Lonnie Hawkins
 1996 Feeling Minnesota
Red
 1996 The Winner
Kingman
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie)
Satchel Paige
 1996 Broken Arrow
Colonel Max Wilkins
 1995 Get Shorty
Bo Catlett
 1995 Clockers
Rodney
 1995 Congo
Captain Wanta (uncredited)
 1994 L'exil du roi Behanzin
Behanzin
 1994 Crooklyn
Woody
 1993 Mr. Jones
Howard
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out
Bonafide
 1992 Malcolm X
West Indian Archie
 1991 The Hard Way
Captain Brix
 1991 Against the Law (TV Series)
Ben
- Hoops (1991) ... Ben
 1990 Bright Angel
Harley
 1990 Mountains of the Moon
Mabruki
 1989 Perfect Witness (TV Movie)
Berger
 1989 The Blood of Heroes
Mbulu
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Mack Slater
- Vendetta (1989) ... Mack Slater
 1987 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Issac Stubbs
- No Way Down (1987) ... Issac Stubbs
- Terrible Savior (1987) ... Issac Stubbs
 1979 More American Graffiti
Army Sergeant
 1978 Voice of the Fugitive (Short)
 1976 Find the Lady
Sam
 1976 Partners
Drug Kingpin
 1974 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Gaines / Truck driver / Julius
- My Son, My Son (1974) ... Gaines
- The Militant (1974) ... Truck driver
- Borrowed Trouble (1974) ... Julius
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(October 31 to November 18, 1984) He played Robert Obosa in Bruce Bonafede's play, "Advice to the Players," in '84 Shorts Festival (New One-Act Plays in Repertory) at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Michael Kevin (John Tyler); Joe Morton (Oliver Manzi); Steve Rankin (Tony Jones); Lanny Flaherty (... See more »

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Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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[2011, on landing Get Shorty (1995)] I think they couldn't work it out with Sam [Samuel L. Jackson]. I don't think I'm misremembering that. Sam and John [John Travolta] had had that huge success on Pulp Fiction (1994), and I think they tried to cast Sam in that part, but they couldn't work it out. They came to me. I guess, arguably, one could say that was my first all-out major studio venture. I ... See more »

Trivia:

Has played two characters named Isaac: Isaac Stubbs in Beauty and the Beast (1987) and, most noticeably, Isaak O'Day in Romeo Must Die (2000). See more »

Trademark:

Deep baritone voice

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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