Delroy Lindo is an English actor and director best known for his roles as West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X, Catlett in Get Shorty, Detective Castlebeck in Gone in 60 Seconds and Woody Carmichael in the Spike Lee film Crooklyn.
He starred in the television series Kidnapped from 2006-2007 and in 2011 he starred in the short-lived police procedural television series The Chicago Code.
Lindo's many memorable roles include such films as The Cider House Rules and David Mamet's Heist. He garnered critical acclaim for his appearances in Spike Lee's Clockers, Crooklyn and Malcolm X.
His other notable film credits include Wondrous Oblivion, The Core, The Last Castle, Domino, The One, Gone in Sixty Seconds, Ransom, A Life Less Ordinary, Get Shorty, Feeling Minnesota, Romeo Must Die, Mr. Jones, L'exil du roi Behanzin, Devil's Advocate, Bright Angel, Mountains of the Moon, This Christmas and Up.
Lindo won a 2009 NAACP Image Award for his appearance in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Other television appearances include Kidnapped, Lackawanna Blues and The Exonerated.
He garnered critical acclaim for his work in Profoundly Normal, Strange Justice, Soul of the Game, Glory and Honor and First Time Felon.
On the stage, Lindo appeared in the Broadway production of August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone, for which he received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations.
Other theatre credits include Master Harold and the Boys and A Raisin in the Sun. Lindo has worked off-Broadway and extensively in regional theatres throughout the U.S. and Canada.