Roots is an American biographical historical drama television miniseries based on the 1976 novel "Roots: The Saga of an American Family" by Alex Haley. Starring LeVar Burton, Robert Reed, John Amos, Louis Gossett Jr., Lynda Day George, Olivia Cole, Madge Sinclair, Ben Vereen, and Lloyd Bridges, it was released on ABC in January 1977, ran for 8 episodes, won the 1978 Golden Globes for "Best Television Series - Drama", and nine Primetime Emmy Awards. Roots was shot in Warner Bros Studios in Burbank. The plantation house was located in Malibu Creek State Park, Calabasas, California.
Malibu Creek State Park. Photo by Elijah Hiett on Unsplash.
Where was Roots Filmed?
Roots was filmed in Los Angeles County Arboretum, Malibu Creek State Park, Santa Clarita, Savannah, St. Simons and Warner Bros. Studios.
The complete list of the locations with latitude and longitude coordinates are listed below in the table.
Roots Locations Map
Roots Locations Table
|Los Angeles County Arboretum||34.144001||-118.051422|
|Malibu Creek State Park||34.097961||-118.731857|
|Warner Bros. Studios||34.149353||-118.337761|