John Amos

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  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Ausiello at the Emmys: John Amos
01:16 — TV Guide's Michael Ausiello talks to John Amos of "Men in Trees."|John Amos|Michael Ausiello|Men in Trees|59th Primetime Emmy Awards
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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

Can you say "charmed career"? John Amos has starred in such beloved shows as Good Times, The West Wi…

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

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