DELROY LINDO (Bobby Blane) was most recently seen in Gone in 60 Seconds, opposite Nicolas Cage and Robert Duvall, and was critically noted as Mr. Rose in John Irving's
The Cider House Rules.
Lindo also garnered critical acclaim for his role as Rodney in Spike Lee's contemporary urban drama Clockers. He worked with Lee on Crooklyn, and on Malcolm X, for which he earned an NAACP Image Award nomination. Recent films include a role as Clarence Thomas in Showtime's Peabody Award-winning
Strange Justice, directed by Ernest Dickerson and co starring Regina Taylor, Louis Gosset Jr., Paul Winfield and Mandy
Lindo also starred as Matthew Henson, the African-American credited with co-discovering the North Pole with Robert E. Peary in TNT's Glory and Honor. He appeared in A
Life Less Ordinary, directed by Danny Boyle, and co-starred opposite Mel Gibson in
Ransom, directed by Ron Howard, for which he was nominated for an NAACP Image Award as Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture.
Lindo received an additional NAACP Image Award nomination, this time for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie/Mini-series, for his role as Satchel Paige in the HBO movie Soul of the Game, directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan.
He appeared with John Travolta and his Heist co-stars Gene Hackman and Danny DeVito
in Get Shorty, again opposite Travolta and Christian Slater in John Woo's
Broken Arrow, as well as in Feeling Minnesota, Romeo Must Die, Mr. Jones, Behanzin, Blood in Blood Out, The Hard Way, Bright Angel, Mountains of the Moon, The Blood of Heroes, and First Time Felon.
An accomplished stage actor, Lindo was nominated for both Tony and Drama Desk
Awards for his performance as Herald Loomis in August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and
Gone." He also appeared on Broadway and on National Tour in "Master Harold and the Boys,"
Off-Broadway in "The Heliotrope Bouquet," in the New York Shakespeare Festival productions
of "As You Like It" and "Romeo and Juliet," and in "Spell #7" and "District Line," for the
Negro Ensemble Company.
In addition, he was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award for his performance as Walter Lee in "A Raisin in the Sun" at the Kennedy Center. He later won an Image Award for Best Actor when he reprised the role in the Los Angeles production. Lindo also conceived, hosted, executive produced and directed the documentary/interview Delroy Lindo on Spike Lee, broadcast on the Bravo Network and the Independent Film Channel. and Delroy Lindo in Conversation with Charles Burnett for Showtime.
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