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Meet the Roots cast

31 October 2017

Only one more week to go before the miniseries, Roots, starts! Let’s meet the cast. Don’t miss the premiere on Monday, 6 November at 8:30PM.

Roots tells the story of an African man sold into slavery in America and his descendants.

In the 1770s Kunta Kinte is kidnapped from West Africa and sold to a British slave trader. His journey intensifies as it unfolds showing the brutality, abuse and sexual violence slaves endured over generations.

Related: [New Mini-Series] Roots comes to e.tv

Meet them:

Kunta Kinte played by Malachi Kirby

Omoro Kinte played by Babs Olusanmokun

Tom Lea played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Patricia Lea played by Shannon Lucio

Fiddler played by Forest Whitaker

Related: 7 Interesting facts about Roots

Belle played by Emayatzy Corinealdi

Kizzy played by Anika Noni Rose

Alex Haley played by Laurence Fishburne

John Waller played by James Purefoy

Dr. William Waller played by Matthew Goode

Noah played by Mandela Van Peebles

Watch the trailer below:

Don’t miss the premiere of Roots on Monday, 6 November at 8:30PM. #etvRoots