John Amos


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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LeVar Burton

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LeVar Burton on John Amos taking over the character of Kunta Kinte in Roots
LeVar Burton on being nominated for an Emmy with his Roots co-stars also in his category

Hal Cooper

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Maude director Hal Cooper on the Maude spinoff Good Times

Norman Lear

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Norman Lear on the All in the Family spin-off 704 Hauser starring John Amos, which used the home from the original show as its setting

Jack Shea

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Jack Shea on the cast of Good Times - John Amos
Jack Shea on directing 704 Hauser starring John Amos, produced by Norman Lear

George Sunga

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George Sunga on producing Good Times

Leslie Uggams

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Leslie Uggams on working with John Amos on Roots and her character, "Kizzy's" relationship with Amos' character, "Kunta Kinte"

Jimmie Walker

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Jimmie Walker on working with Esther Rolle as "Florida Evans" and John Amos as "James Evans" on Good Times, and on the lack of unity among the cast

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