Awards & Winners

John Amos

Date of Birth 27-December-1939
Place of Birth Newark
(New Jersey, Essex County, United States of America, Area codes 862 and 973, Area code 973, Area code 862)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as John A. Amos, John Amos, Jr., John A. Amos, Jr., Johnny Amos, John A. Amos, Johnny Amos, John Amos Jr., John A. Amos, John Amos, Jr., John A. Amos, Jr., Johnny Amos
Profession Actor, Athlete, Football player, Soldier, Playwright, Theatrical producer, Copywriter, Social Worker, Screenwriter, Stand-up comedian
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 Will Smith's character's girlfriend, Lisa Wilkes, in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He has also appeared on Broadway and in numerous motion pictures in a career that spans four decades. He has received nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award and NAACP Image Award.

Awards by John Amos

Check all the awards nominated and won by John Amos.


TV Land Anniversary Award
Honored for : Roots
(30th Anniversary Award)


TV Land Impact Award
Honored for : Good Times


TV Land Groundbreaking Show Award
Honored for : The Mary Tyler Moore Show


Nominations 1996 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series In the House


Nominations 1977 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor - Drama Series Roots
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