DELROY LINDA (Roedecker) will be seen in the upcoming David Mamet film "Heist," co-starring with Gene Hackman and Danny
DeVito, and in Rod Lurie's "The Last Castle," with Robert Redford and James
Gandolfini. He recently co-starred as Detective Castlebeck, hot on the heels of notorious car thief Nicolas Cage, in the hit film "Gone in 60 Seconds," from producer Jerry
In 1999, Lindo garnered critical acclaim for his role as Mr. Rose in John Irving's "The Cider House Rules," directed by Lasse Hallstrom and co-starring Michael
Caine, Tobey Maguire and Erykah Badu.
In Spike Lee's contemporary urban drama "Clockers," written by Richard Price, Lindo played the role of Rodney to great critical acclaim. Lindo worked with Lee on two
other films: "Malcolm X," for which he garnered an NAACP Image Award nomination, and "Crooklyn."
He appeared as Clarence Thomas in Showtime's Peabody Award-winning "Strange Justice," directed by Ernest Dickerson; in the TNT movie "Glory & Honor," playing Matthew Hanson, the African-American credited with co-discovering the North Pole with Robert E.
Peary; and as the great pitcher Satchel Paige in HBO's "Soul of the Game," garnering another NAACP Image Award nomination for his work. Lindo also conceived, produced, hosted and directed the in-depth interview "Delroy Lindo on Spike Lee" for Bravo and the Independent Film Channel and "Delroy Lindo in Conversation with Charles
Brunett" for Showti me.
Among his other credits are "Romeo Must Die," "A Life Less Ordinary," "Ransom" (Image Award nomination), "Get
Shorty" and "Feeling Minnesota." Earlier films include "Mr. Jones," "Behanzin," "Bound by Honor," "Blood In, Blood Out," "The Hard Way," "Bright Angel," "Mountains of the Moon," "The Blood of Heroes" and HBO's "First Time Felon."
An accomplished stage actor, Lindo received nominations for both the Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for his performance as Herald Loomis in August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone." He also appeared on Broadway and in the national tour of "Master Harold and the Boys;" off-Broadway in "The Heliotrope Bouquet" at Playwrights Horizons; in "As You Like It," "Romeo and Juliet" and "Spell #7" at the New York Shakespeare Festival; and in "District Line" for the Negro Ensemble Company.
In addition, Lindo starred in "A Raisin in the Sun" at the Kennedy Center for which he was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award. He won an Image Award for Best Actor for the Los Angeles presentation of this same play.
A member of the Actors Studio in New York, Lindo has also appeared in numerous regional theatre productions including "Othello," "Julius Caesar," "Miss Evers' Boys," "Cobb," "Home" and "Macbeth."
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