John Amos

Born Dec 27, 1939
Net Worth
$3 Million
John Amos is an American actor who played James Evans, Sr. on the 1970s television series Good Times. His television work includes roles in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, the miniseries Roots, for which he received an Emmy nomination, and a recurring role in The West Wing. He also played the father of W...
John Amos

John Amos Stats


: John A. Amos, John Amos, Jr., John A. Amos, Jr., Johnny Amos


: 5 ft 11 in (1.81 m)


: 174 lbs (79 kg)


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: December 27, 1939

Place of Birth

: Newark

John Amos Film Roles

  1. Coming to America
    Cleo McDowell
    Coming to America
  2. Dr. Dolittle 3
  3. Lock Up
  4. Die Hard 2
    Maj. Grant
    Die Hard 2
  5. The Players Club
  6. Let's Do It Again
  7. Dance of the Dwarfs
    Dance of the Dwarfs
  8. Night Trap
  9. The Watermelon Heist
    Old Man Amos
    The Watermelon Heist
  10. The World's Greatest Athlete
    Coach Sam Archer

John Amos Film Appearances

  1. Speechless

John Amos TV Starring Roles

  1. Good Times
  2. Men in Trees
  3. The Funny Side
  4. 704 Hauser
  5. All About the Andersons
  6. Roots
  7. Future Cop
  8. The Mary Tyler Moore Show
  9. Hunter

John Amos TV Guest Roles

  1. A Proportional Response
  2. Twenty Five
  3. What Kind of Day Has It Been
  4. Lord John Marbury
  5. He Shall, from Time to Time...
  6. Let Bartlet Be Bartlet
  7. Enemies Foreign and Domestic
  8. The Black Vera Wang
  9. We Killed Yamamoto
  10. Posse Comitatus