Drama

Roots

  • Directed By: Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses

Synopsis: The epic tale of celebrated Pulitzer-prize winning author Alex Haley's ancestors as portrayed in the acclaimed twelve hour mini-series Roots, was first told in his 1976 bestseller Roots: The Saga of an American Family. The docu-drama covers a period of history that begins in mid-1700s Gambia, West Africa and concludes during post-Civil War United States, over 100 years later. This 1977 miniseries eventually won 9 Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, and a Peabody award, and still stands as the most watched miniseries in U.S. history.

Cast
LeVar Burton

Kunta Kinte

Cicely Tyson

Binta

Sandy Duncan

Missy Anne Reynolds

Lloyd Bridges

Evan Brent

Photos and Posters

Showing 1 of 4

No Posters Found

Writers: Not Available
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
Network: ABC
Production:
First Aired: Not Available
Runtime: 120 min
Creator: Not Available
Current Season

Season | 18 Episodes

No. of Episodes: 18 episodes
Years Active: N/A - N/A
Next Episode
Status Ended
Related Articles

No Articles Found

Related Videos

No Videos Found

Related Shows