|Delroy Lindo Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||November 18, 1952|
Delroy Lindo is a British actor who is best known for his work in films such as Malcolm X (1992), Crooklyn (1994), Clockers (1995), Get Shorty (1995), The Cider House Rules (1999), Gone in 60 Seconds (2000), and Da 5 Bloods (2020). He is also well recognized for his portrayal of characters such as Latimer King in the crime drama TV series Kidnapped (2006–2007), Alderman Ronin Gibbons in the crime drama TV series The Chicago Code (2011), Dr. Milton Winter in the fantasy drama TV series Believe (2014), Tip Harrison in the TV soap opera Blood & Oil (2015), and Adrian Boseman in the legal drama TV series The Good Fight (2017–2020).
Delroy George Lindo
Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States
Delroy had joined, in 1976, the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), a non-profit theater company in San Francisco, California. He had graduated from there in 1979. Years later, more than halfway through his acting career, in 2004, he had graduated with a degree in cinema from The School of Cinema in the College of Liberal & Creative Arts at the San Francisco State University (SFSU).
- Mother – Moncrieffe Lindo (Nurse)
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
84 kg or 185 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Delroy has dated –
- Kathi Coaston
- Neshormeh Lindo (1990-Present) – Delroy and Neshormeh got married in 1990. They have a son together named Damiri Lindo.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-Jamaican descent.
- Towering frame
- Affable smile
- Sports either a thick mustache or a goatee
- Wears a ring on his left ear
- Deep baritone voice
Delroy Lindo Facts
- He had first developed an inclination toward acting in his childhood when he had played a role in a nativity play at school.
- Although his surname, Lindo, is Sephardi Jewish, it has not been clear whether he has any Sephardi Jewish ancestry.
- In his teenage years, he and his mother had moved to Toronto. By the time he had turned 16, they had moved to San Francisco and had eventually decided to settle in the United States.
- During his days of struggle in the United States, he had worked several jobs including bussing tables, driving cabs, and selling pesticides.
- In the 1980s, after having acted in 2 feature films, he had decided to take a break from acting in films to focus his energies on theatre acting. The indefinite break he had taken eventually extended to almost a decade.
- In 1994, he had been on an 8-day tour of South Africa, with other celebrities, to urge Black citizens to participate in the country’s first fully democratic national election.
- He has been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate by the Virginia Union University.
- He is an ardent supporter of the professional soccer club Arsenal F.C.
- His surname translates to ‘pretty’ in Portuguese.
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