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OccupationActor and theatre director
Body measurement1.93 m
Networth$4 million
EthnicityAfro-Jamaican
NationalityBritish-American
SpouseDamiri Lindo, Kathi Coaston
EducationSan Francisco State University
Place of birthEltham, London, United Kingdom
CountryUnited States
Height6 Feet 4 Inch

The Satellite Award winner, Delroy Lindo is a British-American actor as well as a theater director. Lindo is better known for portraying his roles in the movie Crooklyn and in TV series The Chicago Code. 

 

Lindo has been nominated for several other awards including Tony and Screen Actors Guild awards. Lindo is married to wife, Neshormeh Lindo and has a son named Damiri Lindo. Moreover, he was previously married to ex-spouse, Kathi Coaston.

Delroy Lindo Early life and Education

Delroy Lindo was born on 18th November 1952, in Eltham, London, United Kingdom. He was born to Jamaican parents who had emigrated to Britain. Lindo's mother was a nurse and father worked in various jobs. 

Lindo developed an interest towards acting since his childhood. As a teenager, Lindo moved to Toronto, Ontario, Canada along with his mother. Later at the age of sixteen, he moved to San Francisco. And at the age of 24, Lindo began studying acting at American Conservatory Theater and graduated in 1979.

Delroy Lindo Acting Career

In 1976, Delroy Lindo made his acting debut through British comedy movie Find the Lady. After that, he starred in the movie More American Graffiti. But Lindo quit his movie career for ten years in order to focus his career on theatre.

[ CAPTION: Delroy Lindo in Malcolm X ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

So, Lindo made his theatre debut through Beauty and the Beast in 1987. In 1988, Lindo portrayed the role of Herald Loomis in Joe Turner's Come and Gone for which he got nominated for Tony award. Similarly, in 1989, he starred in two series A Man Called Hawk and Perfect Witness.  

[ CAPTION: Delroy Lindo in Gone in 60 Seconds ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Moreover, Lindo returned to his film career in 1990 through the movie  Salute of the Jugger alongside Rutger Hauer and Joan Chen. Well, his breakthrough came after starring in the 1994 drama Crooklyn. Likewise, he further appeared in movies including Broken Arrow, A Life Less Ordinary, Heist etc. 

Youtube: Salute of the Jugger;

Lindo starred as Mathew Henson in 1998 movie Glory & Honor and even won Satellite Award for Best Actor. For his role as Detective Victor Moran in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2009, he got nominated for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor. Since long, Lindo is still active in the field of acting and currently, he appears on the series The Good Fight

Delroy Lindo Married, Dating, Divorce, Affairs, Children

The multi-skilled, Delroy Lindo was previously married to Kathi Coaston. The duo tied the knot on 16th May 1978. But the things didn't go well between them so, the couple later got divorced. However, none of them has said the exact date of their divorce and its reason. 

[ CAPTION: Delroy Lindo and his wife Damiri Lindo ][ SOURCE: Getty images ]

After that, Lindo married his second wife Neshormeh Lindo in 1990. The couple has a son named Damiri Lindo. Since their marriage, the couple is still together and yet they haven't faced any rumors of divorce and other affairs. 

Delroy Lindo Net worth, Salary, Income, Earning

Delroy Lindo is active in the field of acting for a long time. Till date, he has starred in numerous movies and television series and has earned a good sum of money. Furthermore, he also adds money from his directing career.

[ CAPTION: Delroy Lindo's House ][ SOURCE: virtual globetrotting ]

Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is found out that Lindo has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Since long, Lindo is living in Oakland, California, United States.

Updated On Tue Sep 04 2018 Published On Fri Mar 02 2018 By Ishwor Darlami Magar

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