John Amos

  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Men in Trees' John Amos Recalls His Celebrated Roots

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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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Die Hard 2 FXM

A New York cop tries to deprive terrorists of their quarry at a Washington, D.C., airport.

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The Mary Tyler Moore ShowChuckles Bites the Dust(Season 6, Episode 7) SUND

The odd death of Chuckles the Clown provokes gallows humor around the newsroom, but Mary is not amused. Not until the funeral, that is. David Lloyd won an Emmy for his outstanding script in this classic episode. Rev. Burns: John Harkin. Lou: Edward Asner (more…)

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The Mary Tyler Moore ShowMary's Delinquent(Season 6, Episode 8) SUND

Mary and Sue Ann volunteer to be “big sisters” but their delinquent charges prove to be quite a challenge. Mackenzie Phillips, who plays Francie, later costarred on “One Day at a Time.” Actress Mary Kay Place, who co-wrote this episode with Valerie (more…)

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