John Amos

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  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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The Strangest Dream
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Candyman: The David Klein Story
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Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You - American Masters
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‘Roots’ Stars Reunite 4 Decades After Iconic Series
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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
Will There Be A ‘Coming To America’ Sequel?
01:15 — We ask John Amos what he thinks of the rumors of a ‘Coming To America’ sequel.
Pioneers of Television
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Pioneers of Television
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In the House Season 4
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In the House Season 1
Austin's birthday party ruins Marion's romantic plans with his girlfriend. Heather dates a single father.
Roots Season 1
A four-night, eight-hour event series, "Roots" is a historical portrait of one family's journey through American slavery and their will to survive and (more…)
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.
Maude Trailer
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Meet the Cast: Emayatzy Corinealdi as Belle
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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
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Cleaver and Haven
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Fighting O'Haven
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  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor