John Amos

Biography: 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

Average career score: 48
Highest Metascore: 48 Men in Trees: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 48 Men in Trees: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Men in Trees: Season 2 Oct 12, 2007 Buzz Washington tbd
48 Men in Trees: Season 1 Sep 12, 2006 Buzz Washington 8.9
tbd The West Wing: Season 4 Sep 25, 2002 Percy Fitzwallace 8.3
tbd The West Wing: Season 3 Oct 10, 2001 Percy Fitzwallace 8.6
tbd The West Wing: Season 2 Oct 4, 2000 Percy Fitzwallace 8.7
tbd Good Times: Season 6 Sep 16, 1978 James Evans (1974-1976) tbd
tbd The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Season 7 Sep 25, 1976 Gordy Howard (1970-1973) 10
tbd Good Times: Season 3 Sep 9, 1975 James Evans (1974-1976) tbd
tbd The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Season 5 Sep 14, 1974 Gordy Howard 10
tbd Good Times: Season 2 Sep 10, 1974 James Evans (1974-1976) tbd
tbd Good Times: Season 1 Feb 8, 1974 James Evans (1974-1976) tbd
tbd The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Season 4 Sep 15, 1973 Gordy Howard (1970-1973) 10
tbd The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Season 3 Sep 16, 1972 Gordy Howard (1970-1973) 10
tbd The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Season 2 Sep 18, 1971 Gordy Howard / Gordy Howard 10
tbd The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Season 1 Sep 19, 1970 Gordy Howard 10