Meet the Roots cast
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.
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
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