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Roots: The Next Generations cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Roots: The Next Generations main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Roots: The Next Generations stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Roots: The Next Generations focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Roots: The Next Generations that are on here as well.

Items on this list include James Earl Jones and Debbie Allen

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Al Freeman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
One Life to Live, Roots: The Next Generations, Hot l Baltimore - Albert Cornelius "Al" Freeman, Jr. was an American actor, director, and educator. A life member of The Actors Studio, Freeman appeared in a wide variety of plays, ranging from Leroi ...more

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Andy Griffith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
The Andy Griffith Show, Matlock, Frosty's Winter Wonderland - Andy Samuel Griffith was an American actor, television producer, Grammy Award-winning Southern-gospel singer, and writer. He was a Tony Award nominee for two roles, and gained prominence in the ...more

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Avon Long is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Roots: The Next Generations - Avon Long was an American Broadway actor and singer.

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Beah Richards is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Hunter, Hearts Afire, Roots: The Next Generations - Beah Richards was an American actress of stage, screen and television. She was a poet, playwright and author. During her career, Richards was nominated for a Tony and Academy Awards, and ...more

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Brian Stokes Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, Trapper John, M.D. - Brian Stokes Mitchell is an American stage, film and television actor and singer. A powerful baritone, he has been one of the central leading men of the Broadway theatre since the early 1990s. ...more

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Damon Evans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
The Jeffersons, Roots: The Next Generations - Damon Evans is an American actor, best known as the second of two actors who portrayed Lionel Jefferson on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons. He also portrayed the young Alex Haley in the ABC ...more

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Debbi Morgan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
All My Children, Loving, Generations - Deborah "Debbi" Morgan is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her role as Dr. Angie Hubbard on the ABC soap opera All My Children, and for her role as The ...more

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Diahann Carroll is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Dynasty, Julia, Star Wars Holiday Special - Diahann Carroll is an American television and stage actress and singer. She has had a long, successful career that has spanned nearly six decades. After appearing in some of the earliest major ...more

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Dina Merrill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Roots: The Next Generations, Hot Pursuit - Dina Merrill is an American actress, socialite, businesswoman and philanthropist.

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Dorian Harewood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, Sonic the Hedgehog - Dorian Harewood is an American actor.

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Georg Stanford Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Roots, North and South, The Rookies - Georg Stanford Brown is a Cuban-American actor and director, perhaps best known as one of the stars of the ABC police television series The Rookies from 1972–76. On the show, Brown played the ...more

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Greg Morris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Mission: Impossible, Vega$, Roots: The Next Generations - Francis Gregory Alan "Greg" Morris was an American television and movie actor.

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Harry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
M*A*S*H, AfterMASH, Backstairs at the White House - Harry Morgan was a prolific American actor and director whose television and film career spanned six decades. Morgan's major roles included Pete Porter in both December Bride and Pete and ...more

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Henry Fonda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
The Deputy, Roots: The Next Generations, The Smith Family - Henry Jaynes Fonda was an American film and stage actor with a career spanning five decades. He made his Hollywood debut in 1935, and his career gained momentum after his Academy Award-nominated ...more

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Irene Cara is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Search for Tomorrow, Love of Life, The Electric Company - Irene Cara is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She became famous for her role in the 1980 film Fame, earning her a Golden Globe nomination, and her recording of the song ...more

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James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Merlin, Jesus of Nazareth, Roots: The Next Generations - James Earl Jones is an American actor who in a career of more than 60 years has become known as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors and "one of the greatest ...more

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Kim Fields is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
The Facts of Life, Living Single, Baby - Kim Victoria Fields is an American actress, model, singer, and television director. She is known for her roles as Tootie Ramsey on the NBC sitcom The Facts of Life, and as Regine Hunter on the ...more

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Kristoff St. John is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
The Young and the Restless, Generations, The Bad News Bears - Kristoff St. John is an American actor, best known for his role as Neil Winters on the daytime US drama The Young and the Restless.

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Lynne Moody is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
General Hospital, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, That's My Mama - Lynne Moody is an American actress who has made many appearances on television. Her most prominent roles include Tracy Curtis Taylor in That's My Mama and was replaced by Joan Pringle in the ...more

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Lynn Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
The Waltons, Generations, Dangerous Women - Lynn Hamilton is an American actress who made her film debut in John Cassavetes' Shadows. She is best known for her recurring role as Donna Harris, a role she played on the sitcom Sanford and ...more

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Marc Singer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
V, V, V: The Final Battle - Marc Singer is a Canadian-born American actor best known for his roles in the Beastmaster film series, as Mike Donovan in the original 1980s TV series V, and his role in Dallas as Matt

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Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
The Godfather Saga, Roots: The Next Generations, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special - Marlon Brando, Jr. was an American actor and film director. He is hailed for bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential ...more

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Olivia de Havilland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Roots: The Next Generations - Olivia Mary de Havilland is a British-born American actress known for her early ingenue roles, as well as her later more substantial roles. Born in Tokyo to English parents, de Havilland and her ...more

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Ossie Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
The Stand, Evening Shade, Promised Land - Ossie Davis was an American film, television and Broadway actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and social activist.

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Pam Grier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The L Word, Roots: The Next Generations - Pamela Suzette "Pam" Grier is an American actress. She became famous in the early 1970s after starring in a string of moderately successful women in prison and blaxploitation films ...more

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Paul Koslo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Roots: The Next Generations, The Sacketts - Paul Koslo is a German-Canadian actor.

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Paul Winfield is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Julia, 227, The Women of Brewster Place - Paul Edward Winfield was an American television, film and stage actor. He was known for his portrayal of a Louisiana sharecropper who struggles to support his family during the Great Depression ...more

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Richard Thomas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
It, The Waltons, Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King - Richard Thomas is an actor, film producer and television director.

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Robert Culp is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Columbo, The Greatest American Hero, I Spy - Robert Martin Culp was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor and director, widely known for his work in television. Culp earned an international reputation for his role as Kelly Robinson ...more

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Roger E. Mosley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Magnum, P.I., Roots: The Next Generations - Roger Earl Mosley is an American actor, director and writer best known for his role as the helicopter pilot Theodore "T.C." Calvin on the television series, Magnum, P.I..

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Rosey Grier is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Roots: The Next Generations, The $1.98 Beauty Show, The Sophisticated Gents - Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier is an American actor, singer, Christian minister, and former professional American football player. He was a notable college football player for The ...more

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Ruby Dee is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
The Stand, Little Bill, Roots: The Next Generations - Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the films A Raisin in the Sun, Do the Right Thing, and ...more

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Stan Shaw is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Roots: The Next Generations, The Mississippi - Stan Shaw is an American actor. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he is the son of Bertha Shaw and saxophonist Eddie Shaw, and cousin of the late soul singers Sam Cooke and Tyrone Davis Brother of Vaan ...more

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Debbie Allen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Roots: The Next Generations Cast List
Grey's Anatomy, Fame, Roots: The Next Generations - Debbie Allen is an author.