John Amos

John Amos

John Amos (Newark, 27 de diciembre de 1939) es un actor estadounidense.
En 1970 interpretó a James Evans Sr. en la serie de televisión Good Times. Su trabajo en televisión incluye papeles en The Mary Tyler Moore Show, la miniserie Raíces, por la que recibió una nominación al Emmy, y un papel recurrente en The West Wing. También desempeñó el padre de la novia del personaje de Will Smith, Lisa Wilkes, en El Príncipe de Bel-Air.
También ha aparecido en Broadway y en numerosas películas en una carrera que abarca cuatro décadas. Ha recibido nominaciones al premio Primetime Emmy y NAACP Image Award.

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1939-12-27
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Newark, New Jersey, USA

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Early life Amos was born John Amos, Jr. in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Annabelle P. and John A. Amos, Sr., who was an auto mechanic.[1] He graduated from East Orange (NJ) High School in 1958. He enrolled at Long Beach City College and graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in sociology.[2] Amos also played on the Colorado State Rams football team.[3] Amos was a Golden Gloves boxing champion.[2] In 1964, he signed a free agent contract with the American Football League's Denver Broncos. He was released before the season and played with Joliet Explorers of the United Football League. In 1965 he played with the Norfolk Neptunes and Wheeling Ironmen of the Continental Football League. In 1966 he played with the Jersey City Jets and Waterbury Orbits of the Atlantic Coast Football League. In 1967, he had signed a free agent contract with the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs. He was released in training camp and played that year with the Victoria Steelers of the Continental Football League.[citation needed]

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