John Amos

John Amos - the friendly, fun, actor with Afro-American roots in 2020

Get to know the 81-year old actor John Amos, before he got famous (e.g. Tyler Moore, Good Times, Roots). IMDB reports Information Processing (Documentary short) was John Amos's first TV appearance in 1971. In 1987 he starred as Detective Johnson in his first movie One Life to Live.

BirthdayDecember 27, 1939
Name in PassportJohn Allen Amos Jr.
Debut One Life to Live(1987)
EthnicityAfro-American (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)
Ethnic category/Race(?)Black
Sexuality - Gay or NayStraight
His home town is Newark, New Jersey, U.S.. His parents Annabelle P. & John A. Amos, Sr. are of Afro-American ethnicity. John Amos was born on December 27, 1939 on a Wednesday.

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High school: East Orange High School
University/College: Colorado State University

Younger Photos

John Amos younger photo one at

Photo of First movie or tv show debut

One Life to Live

Character: Detective Johnson| Date: 1987

Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance

John Amos Interview - Die Hard 2, Coming To America & Theatre

Most popular video on Youtube

John Amos discusses why he stopped doing Good Times - EMMYTVLEGENDS.ORG
Views: 1.400.667

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