Roots (2016)

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", telling the story of an African slave who was sold to America, and his descendants.

Ended

The show consists of 1 season and 4 episodes.

S01E03

S01E03 : Part 3 8.39/10 (211 voting)

S01E02

S01E02 : Part 2 8.3/10 (237 voting)

S01E01

S01E01 : Part 1 8.18/10 (312 voting)

Trailer

Seasons

Posters

ActorRoleActorRole
Malachi Kirby Malachi Kirby
Kunta Kinte
Matthew Goode Matthew Goode
Dr. William Waller
James Purefoy James Purefoy
John Waller
Forest Whitaker Forest Whitaker
Fiddler
Emayatzy Corinealdi Emayatzy Corinealdi
Belle
Anika Noni Rose Anika Noni Rose
Kizzy
Roman Armstrong
Kunta Kinte
Laurence Fishburne Laurence Fishburne
Alex Haley
Anna Paquin Anna Paquin
Nancy Holt
Mekhi Phifer Mekhi Phifer
Jerusalem
Jonathan Rhys Meyers Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Tom Lea
T.I. T.I.
Cyrus
Carlacia Grant
Irene
Regé-Jean Page Regé-Jean Page
Chicken George
G. Hannelius G. Hannelius
Missy
Saniyya Sidney Saniyya Sidney
Kizzy, age 6
NameJob
Lawrence KonnerWriter
Alex HeffesOriginal Music Composer
George ParraProducer
Cheryl EatockLine Producer
Ann KindbergProducer
Alissa M. KantrowLine Producer
Mark WolperExecutive Producer
Karen Mayeda VranekCo-Producer
William PackerExecutive Producer
Marc ToberoffExecutive Producer
Korin HugginsCo-Executive Producer
LeVar BurtonCo-Executive Producer
Ahmir-Khalib ThompsonExecutive Music Producer
Mark RosenthalWriter
Alison McDonaldWriter
Charles MurrayWriter

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  • Original title

    Roots

  • Type

  • Episodes

    1 Season • 4 Episodes

  • Rating

    7.9/10 (5 782 voting)

  • Popularity : 100%

  • Country of origin

    US

  • Original language(s)

    en

  • Running time

    120 :

  • Website

    http://roots.history.com/

  • Status

    Ended