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Smooth ‘Shaft’ Star, Richard Roundtree, Passes Away at the Age of 81.

Richard Roundtree, the edgy actor who played private eye John Shaft, “the cat that won’t cop out when there’s danger all around,” and who helped open the door to a generation of Black filmmakers and actors, passed away on Tuesday. He was 81. Although Roundtree’s career lasted five decades, his role as Detective John Shaft […]

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