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John Amos (I)

Actor | Writer | Producer

A native of New Jersey and son of a mechanic, African-American John Amos has relied on his imposing build, eruptive nature and strong, forceful looks to obtain acting jobs, and a serious desire for ... read full biography
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Dec 27, 1939 (age 78) | 6' 0" (1.83m)
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Projects in Development (4 titles) Budget Status
Capture the Flag
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$7.9MM
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The Invisible Men
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Devotion (2019)
Big Jim Big Jim   See fewer
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Extra (2016)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 2016) Himself (1 episode, 2016)   See fewer
Episode dated 28 May 2016 (May 28, 2016) Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Crossing Over: How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation (2007)
(Video) - Kunta Kinte (archive footage) Kunta Kinte (archive footage)   See fewer
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004)
(Video) - Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
E! True Hollywood Story (2000)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 2000) Himself (1 episode, 2000)   See fewer
Good Times (Aug 20, 2000) Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
The 1st TV Academy Hall of Fame (1984)
James Evans Sr. (archive footage) (uncredited) James Evans Sr. (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Disneyland (1983)
(TV Series) - Coach Sam Archer (2 episodes, 1983) Coach Sam Archer (2 episodes, 1983)   See fewer
The World's Greatest Athlete: Part 2 (Jan 11, 1983) Season 29, Episode 15 - Coach Sam Archer (archive footage) Coach Sam Archer (archive footage)   See fewer
The World's Greatest Athlete: Part 1 (Jan 4, 1983) Season 29, Episode 14 - Coach Sam Archer (archive footage) Coach Sam Archer (archive footage)   See fewer
Mary Tyler Moore (1977)
(TV Series) - Gordy Howard (1 episode, 1977) Gordy Howard (1 episode, 1977)   See fewer
Mary's Big Party (Mar 5, 1977) Season 7, Episode 22 - Gordy Howard (archive footage) (uncredited) Gordy Howard (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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