John Amos

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  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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The Players Club BET

Determined to get a college degree but overwhelmed by the expense of being a single mother, a woman who dreams of becoming a broadcast journalist resorts to stripping in a men's club.

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The Players Club BET

Determined to get a college degree but overwhelmed by the expense of being a single mother, a woman who dreams of becoming a broadcast journalist resorts to stripping in a men's club.

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show SUND

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Cheers & Jeers: Old Timers' Day on USA

Cheers to Psych and Royal Pains for paying respect to their elders.Want more Cheers & Jeers? Subscri…

John Amos in <EM>Roots</EM>
Men in Trees' John Amos Recalls His Celebrated Roots

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John Amos on <EM>Men in Trees</EM>, and <EM>Good Times</EM>
Men in Trees' John Amos Recalls the Good Times He's Had

Everybody knows the dad from Good Times. But did you know that the actor who plays him actually got…

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  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor