THE CIDER HOUSE RULES
DELROY LINDO (Mr. Rose) Lindo has starred in many films and theater productions. He has worked with filmmaker Spike Lee on three occasions: in Lee's urban drama "Clockers," "Malcolm X," in which he portrayed West Indian Archie, garnering a NAACP Image Award nomination and "Crooklyn." Other film credits include Danny Boyle's "A Life Less Ordinary," starring Cameron Diaz and Ewan MacGregor; "The Devil's Advocate," with his "Cider House" colleague Charlize Theron; John Woo's "Broken Arrow," opposite John Travolta, with whom he also starred in Barry Sonnenfeld's hit comedy "Get Shorty." Lindo also portrayed a FBI agent in Ron Howard's "Ransom," starring Mel Gibson. His performance earned him a NAACP Image Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Additional film credits include "Feeling Minnesota," "Mr. Jones," "The Hard Way," "Bright Angel" and "Mountains of the Moon." Prior to filming "The Cider House Rules," Lindo completed Michael Miner's feature film "The Book of Stars," co-starring Mary Stuart Masterson, Jena Malone and D. B. Sweeney.
On television, Lindo recently starred in the TNT movie "Glory & Honor," playing Matthew Henson, the African-American accredited with co-discovering the North Pole with Robert E. Peary. He also starred in HBO's "First Time Felon.
An accomplished stage actor, Lindo received Tony Award nominations and a Drama Desk Award for his performance in August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone." He also appeared on Broadway in "Master Harold and the Boys" and subsequently continued his performance in the play's national tour. Off-Broadway, he appeared in "The Heliotrope Bouquet" and in the New York Shakespeare Festival productions of "As You Like It," "Romeo and Juliet" and "Spell #7," as well as in "District Line," for the Negro Ensemble Company. Additionally, he starred in "A Raisin in the Sun" at the Kennedy Center, earning a Helen Hayes Award nomination. He later won an Image Award for Best Actor when he reprised the role in the Los Angeles production of the play. His regional stage credits include "Othello," "Julius Caesar," "Miss Evers' Boys," "Cobb," "Home" and "Macbeth." Lindo is a member of the Actor's Studio in New York.
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