Happy 78th Birthday Richard Roundtree

Richard Roundtree born 7/9/1942 New Rochelle, NY.

He was a football player and a model before becoming an actor.

He is divorced with two children.

In 1993 he was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy.

He is a breast cancer survivor and activist.

He was dubbed “the first black action hero” for his portrayal of John Shaft in movies and television.

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