John Amos

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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

Age: 76
Born: 27 December 1939, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Mary Tyler Moore, Good Times, Roots

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2016 Farewell Party Moses
2015 Mercy for Angels God
2015 Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou Earl
2014 Act of Faith Brady
2012 NYC 22 Pappy Science
2012 Zombie Hamlet Edgar Mortimer
2012 Madea's Witness Protection Pastor Nelson
2012 Untitled Martin Lawrence Project Captain Lorenzo
2010 Perfect Sunday Slick
2009 Lie to Me Jim Weaver
2009 Royal Pains Harrison Phillips



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


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Nominated for 5 Awards | Won 3

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