John Amos

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  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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The Middle Passage
02:20 — Historians talk about our changing understanding of the horrors of the slave trade's "middle passage" from Africa to America.
The Slave Auction
02:48 — The slave auction was the epitome of the system's dehumanization.
Families in Slavery
02:22 — Historians and experts discuss the importance of the family unit in the lives of enslaved people.
Forms of Rebellion
02:46 — Under threat of punishment, enslaved families found small ways to rebel against an oppressive system.
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
Maude Trailer
00:58 — Uncompromising, enterprising, anything but tranquilizing… Television history has given us many memorable, amazing women… and then there’s Maude. (more…)
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00:30 — Mary Tyler Moore stars in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, one of the most realistic, well written and enduring situation comedies of all time. The supporti (more…)
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00:26 — Hunter Stars former football pro Fred Dryer as Rick Hunter, a mobster's son who has grown up to become a thoroughly incorruptible LAPD detective serge (more…)
Original ‘Roots’ Cast Members On New Miniseries
07:10 — Millions of people are watching the highly anticipated remake of “Roots,” nearly 40 years after the original premiere. Two stars from the original “Ro (more…)
‘Roots’ Stars Reunite 4 Decades After Iconic Series
03:49 — Louis Gossett Jr., Ben Vereen, John Amos and Sandy Duncan reunite on TODAY and discuss the groundbreaking mini-series “Roots.” Sandy Duncan says she c (more…)
Meet the Cast: Emayatzy Corinealdi as Belle
In the role of Kunta Kinte's wife, Emayatzy Corinealdi researched and embodied the spirit of female slaves of this era to give strength and compassion (more…)
White House - Full Recap
02:51 — Watch the full recap of Roots at the White House.
Meet the Cast: Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Tom Lea
Jonathan Rhys Meyers explains how his character Tom Lea uses his own son to climb the social ladder of the slave-owning aristocracy of the South.
Meet the Cast: Anna Paquin as Nancy Holt
Anna Paquin describes her character Nancy Holt and reflects on the role of women in the series.
Cleaver and Haven
17:00 — In the series pilot, Officer Cleaver is introduced to his new robotic partner, Officer Haven.
Fighting O'Haven
17:00 — In order to bring down a corrupt boxing ring, Haven poses as a boxer.
The Mad Mad Bomber
17:00 — Cleaver and Haven race against the clock to stop a deranged man from blowing up a number of buildings in Los Angeles.
Future Cop - Season 1
Ernest Borgnine stars with John Amos as two street-smart cops who have been assigned a new rookie partner, Haven. But Officer Haven has a secret. He l (more…)
Cops and Robin
17:00 — To protect his former partner's widow, Cleaver teams up with Haven to keep her safe.
Roots: Empowerment
01:00 — Watch an exclusive trailer for the epic 4-part miniseries.
Roots: Cultural Connector
01:00 — Go behind-the-scenes and find out more about the highly anticipated miniseries.
Roots Empowerment Trailer
Check out this trailer for HISTORY's "Roots," starring Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anna Paquin, Anika Noni Rose, Forest Whitaker, and Ma (more…)
Ricochet - Official Trailer
01:56 — A sadistic maniac plots his revenge against the policeman who put him behind bars.
Coming To America - Trailer
01:02 — Big-budget comedy in which an African prince searches for a queen in Queens(New York City, that is). Murphy is in good form here!
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  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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