John Amos

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John Amos
Photo Credit: CindyCelebs
Age: 76
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Mary Tyler Moore, Good Times, Roots

John A. Amos, Jr. (born December 27, 1939) is an American actor who played James Evans, Sr. on the 1970s television series Good Times. His television work includes roles in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, the miniseries Roots, for which he received an Emmy nomination, and a recurring role as Admiral Percy Fitzwallace on The West Wing. He also played the father of Will Smith's character's girlfriend, Lisa Wilkes, in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 28 photos, 1 photo album, 2 quotes, 10 trivia items, 51 lists, 5 awards, 1 on-screen matchup, 162 film credits, 18 news stories, 4 relationships, and key facts about John Amos!

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John Amos is a member of the following lists: Actors from New Jersey, American film actors, Living people, American television actors, American stage actors, United States Army soldiers, African-American actors, 1939 births, African-American film actors and African-American television actors.

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162 Credits »
2016 Devotion Big Jim
2016 The Ranch Ed
2015 Mercy for Angels God
2015 Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou Earl
2015 Nubbin & Friends Mr. Johnson
2015 Judge Amos Judge Amos
2014 Act of Faith Brady
2012 NYC 22 (TV Serie Pappy Science
2012 Zombie Hamlet Edgar Mortimer
2012 Madea's Witness Protection Pastor Nelson
2012 Untitled Martin Lawrence Project Captain Lorenzo



I love my work and am grateful to God to have a profession that brings joy to so many.


5 Awards »
Nominated for 5 Awards | Won 3

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51 Lists »
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