Shaft 51 years old

The mob wanted Harlem back. They got shaft...up to here.

Shaft

Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.

Credits

Shaft Cast

Name Character
Lawrence Pressman He was 31, now 83 years old as Sergeant Tom Hannon
Antonio Fargas He was 24, now 76 years old as Bunky
Richard Roundtree He was 28, now 80 years old as John Shaft
Drew Bundini Brown He was 43, 59 years old when he died as Willy
Drew Bundini Brown He was 43, 59 years old when he died as Willy
Charles Cioffi He was 35, now 86 years old as Vic Androzzi
Moses Gunn He was 41, 64 years old when he died as Bumpy Jonas
Gwenn Mitchell as Ellie Moore
Eddie Barth He was 39, 78 years old when he died as Tony
Victor Arnold He was 97, 41 years old when he died as Charlie
Camille Yarbrough She was 33, now 84 years old as Dina Greene
Rex Robbins He was 36, 67 years old when he died as Rollie
Christopher St. John He was 29, now 80 years old as Ben Buford
George Strus as Carmen
Dominic Barto He was 40, now 91 years old as Patsy
Joseph Leon He was 53, 82 years old when he died as Byron Leibowitz
Tony King He was 27, now 78 years old as Davies
Sherri Brewer as Marcy
Margaret Warncke as Linda
Arnold Johnson He was 65, 54 years old when he died as Cul

Shaft Crew

Name Department
Ernest Tidyman as Executive Producer. He was 43 (56) years old when He died Production
Ernest Tidyman as Novel. He was 43 (56) years old when He died Writing
Ernest Tidyman as Screenplay. He was 43 (56) years old when He died Writing
Urs Furrer as Director of Photography. He was 36 (40) years old when He died Camera
Judith Lamb as Casting. Production
Roger Lewis as Producer. He was 11 (now 62) years old Production
Stirling Silliphant as Executive Producer. He was 53 (78) years old when He died Production
Gordon Parks as Director. He was 58 (93) years old when He died Directing
John D.F. Black as Screenplay. Writing
Emanuel Gerard as Art Direction. He was 45 (47) years old when He died Art
Shaft poster
Shaft (51 years)

The mob wanted Harlem back. They got shaft...up to here.

  • Release day: Friday, June 25, 1971
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Budget: 4000000.00
  • Revenue: 12121618.00