Roots: The Next Generations continues where Roots left off This series follows author Alex Haley's family line from the Post American Civil War era to Alex Haley's search for his family roots.
Last Episode01x07 Chapter 7 - The 60's Aired: Feb. 24, 1979
In October 1960, Simon, Alex, George and others gather in Henning for the funeral of Aunt Lizzie. George is an attorney, Julius is an architect, …
Series Fun Facts
- At the time that the miniseries was produced, James Daly (RSM Boyce) was the father-in-law of Georg Stanford Brown (Tom Harvey), as he was married to Daly's daughter Tyne Daly from 1966 to 1990.
- Although Dorian Harewood (Simon Haley) plays the father of Damon Evans (Alex Haley) and James Earl Jones (Alex Haley), he is ten months and nineteen years their junior in real life.
- Georg Stanford Brown (Tom Harvey) and Lynne Moody (Irene Harvey) are the only actors to reprise their roles from Roots.