Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 23, 1977
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
720 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network

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Roots

A ship full of white slave traders come and hunt down all of the natives to be sold into slavery, and forced to wear the name Toby. During the course of their forced journey, a group of slaves rebel, but fail to take over the ship. After weeks of travel, the ship lands in America, where the captured people are sold as slaves...

Character Guide | Cast/Crew | Guest Stars
Telegrapherplayed by Wayne Heffley
played by Wayne Heffley
Amesplayed by Vic Morrow
played by Vic Morrow
Budplayed by Todd Bridges
played by Todd Bridges
Field singerplayed by Stan Haze
played by Stan Haze
Gardnerplayed by William Watson
played by William Watson
Genelvaplayed by Tanya Boyd
played by Tanya Boyd
Aureliaplayed by Tina Andrews
played by Tina Andrews
Missy Anne Reynoldsplayed by Sandy Duncan
played by Sandy Duncan
Mingoplayed by Scatman Crothers Reverendplayed by Wally Taylor
played by Wally Taylor
Seaman Thompsonplayed by Sonny Shroyer
played by Sonny Shroyer
Slave Owner's Wifeplayed by Yvonne De Carlo
played by Yvonne De Carlo
Young missy reynoldsplayed by Tracey Gold
played by Tracey Gold
Harlanplayed by Thayer David
played by Thayer David


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