John Amos is former professional football player and an American actor, best known for playing James Evans, Sr. on the 1970s sitcom "Good Times" from 1974 to 1976, and for playing an adult Kunta Kinte in the groundbreaking mini-series, "Roots."
Amos credits also include, Gordy Howard, the weatherman on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Captain Dolan on
the show Hunter, also in the CBS police drama The District, and most resently as, Buzz in "Men In Trees" on ABC.
He is a frequent guest-star on many shows, such as, "The Cosby Show," "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,"
"The West Wing" and "The A-Team."
He can also be seen in many films, from "Coming to America," "The Beastmaster," "Let's Do It Again" and "Die Hard 2."
John Amos' Scores
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|Die Hard 2||Jul 2, 1990||Maj. Grant||8.8|
|Coming to America||Jun 29, 1988||Cleo McDowell||8.6|
|Lock Up||Aug 4, 1989||Captain Meissner||6.9|
|Madea's Witness Protection||Jun 29, 2012||Cast / Pastor Nelson||5.1|
|Bad Asses on the Bayou||Mar 6, 2015||Earl||tbd|
|The Beastmaster||Aug 20, 1982||Seth||tbd|