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Actor John Amos

John Amos

  • Birth name:

    John A. Amos

  • Date of Birth:

    Newark, New Jersey, USA

  • Height:

    6' (1.83 m)

Biography:

A native of New Jersey and son of a mechanic, African-American John Amos has relied on his imposing build, eruptive nature and strong, forceful looks to obtain acting jobs, and a serious desire for better roles to earn a satisfying place in the annals of film and TV. He has found it a constant uphill battle to further himself in an industry that tends to diminish an actor's talents with severe and/or demeaning stereotypes and easy pigeonholing. A tough, often hot-headed guy with a somewhat tender si... more

John Amos Filmography

Aсtor (31)

Movie

Year

Movie Coming 2 America Coming 2 America

as Cleo McDowell

2021
Movie Uncut Gems Uncut Gems

as Neighbor 33F

2020
Movie Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You

as Himself

2016
Movie Bad Asses on the Bayou (Bad Ass 3) Bad Asses on the Bayou (Bad Ass 3)

as Earl

2015
Movie Act of Faith Act of Faith

as Brady

2014
Movie Madea's Witness Protection Madea's Witness Protection

as Pastor Nelson

2012
Movie For Love of Liberty: The Story of Americas Black Patriots For Love of Liberty: The Story of Americas Black Patriots

as (voice)

2010
Movie Dr. Dolittle 3 Dr. Dolittle 3

as Jud Jones

2006
Movie Voodoo Moon Voodoo Moon

as Dutch

2005
Movie Disappearing Acts Disappearing Acts

as Mr. Swift

2000
Movie Ricochet Ricochet

as Reverend Styles

1991
Movie Die Hard 2 Die Hard 2

as Maj. Grant

1990
Movie Coming to America Coming to America

as Cleo McDowell

1988
Movie Bonanza: The Next Generation Bonanza: The Next Generation

as Mr. Mack

1988
Movie American Flyers American Flyers

as Dr. Conrad

1985
Movie The BeastMaster The BeastMaster

as Seth

1982
Movie Let's Do It Again Let's Do It Again

as Kansas City Mack

1975
Movie The World's Greatest Athlete The World's Greatest Athlete

as Coach Sam Archer

1973
Movie Ballers Ballers

as actor

2019
Movie Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell

as War

2019
Movie The Ranch The Ranch

as Ed

2016
Movie Lie to Me Lie to Me

as Jim

2010
Movie 30 Rock 30 Rock

as Himself

2010
Movie Royal Pains Royal Pains

as Harrison Phillips

2010
Movie Two and a Half Men Two and a Half Men

as Ed

2010
Movie My Name Is Earl My Name Is Earl

as Joe

2008
Movie Psych Psych

as Uncle Burton Guster

2007
Movie Men in Trees Men in Trees

as Buzz Washington

2007
Movie The West Wing The West Wing

as Percy Fitzwallace

2002
Movie The District The District

as Mayor Ethan Baker

2000
Movie The Outer Limits The Outer Limits

as Peter Yastrzemski

2000
Movie King of the Hill King of the Hill

as Glen Johnson (voice)

1998
Movie Walker, Texas Ranger Walker, Texas Ranger

as Pastor Roscoe Jones

1997
Movie Touched by an Angel Touched by an Angel

as James Mackey

1995
Movie The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

as Fred Wilkes

1994
Movie The Cosby Show The Cosby Show

as Dr. Herbert

1988
Movie Murder, She Wrote Murder, She Wrote

as Doc Penrose

1987
Movie Hunter Hunter

as Captain Dolan

1985
Movie The A-Team The A-Team

as Reverend Taylor

1984
Movie Future Cop Future Cop

as Officer Bill Bundy

1977
Movie Good Times Good Times

as James Evans, Sr.

1975
Movie Sanford and Son Sanford and Son

as Luther

1973
Movie Mary Tyler Moore Mary Tyler Moore

as Gordon 'Gordy' Howard

1972
Movie Roots Roots

as Toby