Richard Roundtree

Actor Throughout the '70s, Richard Roundtree was one of the go-to leading men for blaxploitation films. He's best known for his role as Detective John Shaft in the classic 1971 film Shaft, but boasts a long list of movie and television credits, including a role in the groundbreaking historical series Roots. The seasoned vet will take on the character of Paul Patterson, Sr., the father of a successful TV news anchor (played by Gabrielle Union) on BET's upcoming series Being Mary Jane.

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Being Mary Jane: Patrick Wants Fatherhood Back

Recaps: Mary Jane takes on the burden. (12/8/2015)

Being Mary Jane: Mary Jane Challenges Her Family to Save

Highlights: Mary Jane encourages family to start saving. (12/1/2015)

Being Mary Jane: Mary Jane Splurges on Herself

Recaps: There’s no surprise party for Mary Jane. (11/24/2015)

Being Mary Jane: Paul Sr. on the Power of Silence

Paul Sr. talks about the power of speaking when it counts. (3/24/2015)

Being Mary Jane: Paul Sr. Is Concerned About Mary Jane

Paul Sr. is concerned about Mary Jane. (3/3/2015)

Swag Bags for the Stars: Celebrity Gift Suite

The stars were all smiles as they stopped by the BET Experience celebrity gift suite. Take a look at which VIPs came up on some new goodies this weekend.
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