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Delroy Lindo

1952-11-18

Delroy Lindo is an English director, writer and actor for stage and screen, best known for his film roles as West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's "Malcolm X", Catlett in "Get Shorty", Detective Castlebeck in "Gone in 60 Seconds", and Woody Carmichael in "Crooklyn". Born and raised in Lewisham, England, United Kingdom, until his teens when he and his mother, a nurse, moved to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A little later, they moved to the United States, where Lindo would graduate from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Lindo's contributions to both film and theatre, including his performances on Broadway, demonstrate his versatility and skill. His ability to portray complex characters with authenticity and gravitas has earned him critical acclaim, establishing him as a highly respected figure in the entertainment industry.