Delroy Lindo Biography, Life, Interesting Facts

Film Actor

Delroy Lindo

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November 18, 1952

Birth Place :

London, England, United Kingdom

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Delroy Lindo was born on November 18, 1952. He is an English actor. He is also a theatre director. He is currently Sixty Five years old.

Early Life

Delroy Lindo was born on November 18, 1952, in Lewisham, South East London. He was born to Jamaican parents who were Britain Immigrants. His passion in acting grew while he was still young. He later moved to Toronto in Ontario, Canada with his mother. They then proceeded to San Fransisco. In 1976, he joined American Conservatory Theatre to study acting. In 1979, he graduated.



In 1976, Delroy Lindo's career started when he appeared in ‘Find the Lady’ as Sam. This film led to his debut in acting. In 1979, he appeared in ‘More American Graffiti’ as an Army Sergeant. In 1982, he appeared in ‘Master Harold’…and the Boys’ a theatre film as Willie a role he played until 1983. In 1983, he appeared in the theatre film ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ as Walter Lee Younger a role he played until 1986. In 1987, he appeared in his first television film ‘Beauty and the Beast’ as Isaac Stubbs.

In 1988, he appeared in the theatre film ‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone’ as Herald Loomis. In 1989, he featured in the television films ‘A Man Called Hawk’ as Mark Slater and in ‘Perfect Witness’ as Berger. In 1990, he appeared in the films ‘Mountains of the Heroes’ as Mabruki, ‘The Blood of Heroes’ as Mbulu and ‘Bright Angel’ as Harley. In 1991, he appeared in the film ‘The Hard Way’ as Captain Brix, NYPD. He also appeared in the television film ‘Against the Law’ as Ben.

In 1992, Delroy Lindo featured in ‘Malcom X’ as West Indian Archie. In 1993, he played a role in the films ‘Blood In Blood Out’ as Bonafide, ‘Mr. Jones’ as Howard. He also appeared in the theatre film ‘The Heliotrope Bouquet’ as Joplin. In 1994, he featured in ‘L’exil du roi Behanzin’ as Behanzin and in ‘Crooklyn’ as Woody Carmichael. In 1995, he appeared in ‘Congo’ as captain Wanta, ‘Clockers’ as Rodney Little and starred in ‘Get Shorty’ as Bo Catlett.

In 1996, he played a starring role in ‘Ransom’ as Agent Lonnie Hawkins, ‘Broken Arrow’ as Colonel Max Wilkins and in ‘Feeling Minnesota’ as Red. He also starred in the television film ‘Soul of the Game’ as Satchel Paige. In 1997, he appeared in ‘A Life Less Ordinary’ as Jackson, ‘The Devil’s Advocate’ as Phillipe Moyez. In 1997, he featured in the television film ‘First Time Felon’ as Calhoun. In 1998, he co-starred in the television film ‘Glory & Honor’ as Mathew Henson.

In 1999, Delroy Lindo played a role in ‘Pros & Cons’ as Kyle and in ‘The Cider House Rules’ as Arthur Rose. In 2000, he appeared in ‘The Book of Stars’ as a Professor, ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’ as Detective Roland Castlebeck and in ‘Romeo Must Die’ as Isaak O’Day. In 2001, he featured as MVA Agent Harry Roedecker, ‘Heist’ as Bobby ‘Bob’ Blane and in ‘The Last Castle’ as General Wheeler. In 2002, he lent his voice as a guest star to ‘The Simpsons’ as Gabriel’s voice.

In 2003, he appeared in television film ‘Profoundly Normal’ as Ricardo Thornton. He also featured in the films ‘The Core’ as Dr. Ed ‘Braz’ Brazzleton and ‘Wondrous Oblivion’ as Dennis Samuel. In 2005, he appeared in ‘Domino’ as Claremont Williams, ‘Sahara’ as Carl and television film ‘Lackawanna Blues’ as Mr. Lucious. In 2006, he featured in the television film ‘Kidnapped’ as Latimer King a role he played until 2007.

In 2007, Delroy Lindo directed ‘The Blue Door.’ In 2009, he lent his voice to ‘Up’ as Beta’s voice. He also appeared in ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ as Detective Victor Moran, ‘Mercy’ as Dr. Alfred Parks and in the theatre film ‘Things of Dry Hours’ as Tice Hogan. In 2011 he played a role in ‘The Big Bang’ as Skeres and in the television film ‘The Chicago code’ as Alderman Ronin Gibbons. In 2012, he appeared in his last theatre film ‘The Exonerated’ as Delbert Tibbs.

In 2013, he featured in the television film ‘Robot Chicken’ as Dopey Smurf and Scorpion Cashier’s voice. In 2014, he played a role in the television film ‘Believe’ as Dr. Milton Winter. In 2015, he appeared in ‘Do You Believe?’ as Malachi, ‘Cymbeline’ as Belarus, ‘Point Break’ as Instructor Hall and in television film ‘Blood & Oil’ as Tip Harrison. In 2016, he appeared in ‘Marvel’s Most Wanted’ as Dominic Fortune. In 2017, he featured in ‘The Good Fight’ as Adrian Boseman a role he plays to date. He also appeared in ‘This Is Us’ as Judge Ernest Bradley.


Awards and Achievements

In 1998, Delroy Lindo won the Satellite Award for the Best actor due to his performance in Glory & Honor. He has been nominated on several occasions to the Tony Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards.


Personal Life

Delroy Lindo Married Nashormeh Lindo. He is currently Sixty Five years of age.

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