The Roots Connection Game--Come on, Let's Play!!
as i watched and loved this mini series over the years, i can't help but notice the very large and talented cast all had connections either before or after roots. i can recall some but not all, so i need you guys to help and play along. come on, it'll be fun!!
george stanford brown and james daly were father-in-law and son-in law.
henry fonda and olivia dehavilland starred in "the swarm" together.
dorian harewood, philip michael thomas and irene cara starred in "sparkle".
ruby dee and diahann carroll played sisters in "having our say".
diahann carroll and irene cara played sisters in maya angelou's "sister, sister". which also starred kristoff st. john and e. lamont johnson.
irene cara and debbie allen played student and teacher in "fame".
paul winfield, bernie casey, and rosie grier were all in "sophisticated gents".
tamu played diahann carroll's oldest daughter in "claudine".
ossie davis and ruby dee were married in real life.
john rubenstein and james broderick played father-in-law and son-in-law in "family".
howard e. rollins and irene cara played mr.& mrs. medgar evers in "for us the living".
debbi morgan and bianca ferguson were both in "general hospital".
dorian harewood and debbi morgan played mr. and mrs. jesse owens in "the jesse owens story".
brian stokes mitchell and debbi morgan were in "trapper john, md".
ja'net dubois and bever-leigh banfield were on "good times" together for 1 episode.
come guys, help me out! got any other connections????