Ron O’Neal

1. – Richard Roundtree, Shaft, 1971. The stage star was too light-skinned for blaxploitation – the “super cool and super bad” black hero. Ron proved the absurdity of that judgement by suddeny being dark enough for the next blaxploitation hero the following year: coke dealer Youngblood Priest, aka Super Fly

 Birth year: 1937Death year: 2004Other name: Casting Calls:  1