John Amos

  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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For the first time ever, Oprah Winfrey conducts an interview inside her lavish Montecito, California, estate in celebration of the 35th anniversary of Roots, the 1977 Emmy-winning ABC miniseries that exposed the horrors of slavery and triumphs of its… Read more

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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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Fri Mar 22 3:10am
The Mary Tyler Moore ShowMary the Writer(Season 7, Episode 2) SUND

Mary is stung by Lou's criticism of her writing and tries to impress him by lying about her story being published by Cosmopolitan. Moore's show won its third straight Emmy for best comedy series for the seventh and final season. Lou: Edward Asner. Ted: Ted (more…)

Fri Mar 22 3:45am
The Mary Tyler Moore ShowSue Ann's Sister(Season 7, Episode 3) SUND

Sue Ann seethes when her sister Lila moves to Minneapolis and upstages the “Happy Homemaker” with a show on a rival station. Pat Priest, who plays Lila, is best known as wholesome Marilyn on “The Munsters.” Sue Ann: Betty White.

Fri Mar 22 4:20am
The Mary Tyler Moore ShowWhat's Wrong with Swimming?(Season 7, Episode 4) SUND

Despite Lou's misgivings, Mary hires a former Olympic swimmer (Caren Kaye) for the sportscasting job, but the woman has no interest in any sport other than her own. Lou: Edward Asner. Ted: Ted Knight. Murray: Gavin MacLeod.

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