John Amos
Date of Birth
Dec 27, 1941
Birth Place:
Newark, NJ


An actor with hulking presence and a stern countenance, John Amos undercuts his ominous appearance with the kind of warm grin and fun-loving attitude that makes him a natural for comedy. More recognizable as a television actor, the former pro football player has made enough visible forays into film to earn him a reputation in both arenas. After stints in a variety of divergent career fields -- pro...