John Amos

Total Box Office:
 $82.8M
Highest Rated:
83% Let's Do It Again (1975)
Lowest Rated:
4% My Baby's Daddy (2004)
Birthday:
Dec 27
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
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…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Zombie Hamlet
  • Actor
-- 2013
21% Madea's Witness Protection
  • Pastor Nelson
$65.6M 2012
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  • Actor
-- 2010
Night Trap
  • Actor
-- 2007
Against Time (All Over Again)
  • Coach
-- 2007
Dr. Dolittle 3
  • Dr. Dolittle
-- 2006
Voodoo Moon
  • Actor
-- 2005
4% My Baby's Daddy
  • Uncle Virgil
$17.2M 2004
Watermelon Heist
  • Actor
-- 2003
Ralph Ellison: An American Journey
  • Actor
-- 2002
Disappearing Acts
  • Actor
-- 2000
Something To Sing About
  • Special Appearance
-- 2000
31% The Players Club
  • Freeman
-- 1998
For Better or Worse
  • Actor
-- 1996
Hologram Man
  • Actor
-- 1995
Night Trap (Mardi Gras for the Devil)
  • Captain Hodges
-- 1993
70% Mac
  • Nat
-- 1992
73% Ricochet
  • Reverend Styles
-- 1991
66% Die Hard 2
  • Capt. Grant
-- 1990
50% Two Evil Eyes
  • Legrand
-- 1990
17% Lock Up
  • Meissner Captain of the Guards
-- 1989
Bonanza: The Next Generation
  • Mr. Mack
-- 1988
68% Coming to America
  • Cleo McDowell
-- 1988
63% American Flyers
  • Actor
-- 1985
Jungle Heat
  • Esteban
-- 1983
42% The Beastmaster
  • Seth
-- 1982
Touched By Love
  • Tony
-- 1980
Willa
  • Virgil
-- 1979
83% Let's Do It Again
  • Kansas City Mack
-- 1975
The World's Greatest Athlete
  • Coach Sam Archer
-- 1973
President's Plane is Missing
  • Marine Corporal
-- 1972
75% Vanishing Point
  • Super Soul's radio engineer
-- 1971
71% Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
  • Actor
-- 1971
Mary Tyler Moore Show - Special Christmas Edition
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Lie to Me
2009-2011
  • Jim Weaver
2010
Royal Pains
2009-2014
  • Dr. Harrison Phillips
2010
Two and a Half Men
2003-2014
  • Ed
2010
The West Wing
1999-2005
  • Adm. Fitzwallace
  • Fitzwallace
  • Fitz
  • FitzWallace
  • Admiral Fitz Wallace
  • Admiral Percy Fitzwallace
  • Admiral Fitzwallace
1999 - 2004
Martin
1992-1997
  • Tommy's father
1997
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
1990-1996
  • Fred
  • Fred
1994 - 1995

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Quotes from John Amos's Characters

    1. Capt. Grant: Too bad, McClane. I kinda liked you.
    2. John McClane: I've got enough friends!
    From Die Hard 2. Submitted by Dan E (16 months ago)
    1. Capt. Grant: Too bad McClane, I could've liked you.
    2. John McClane: I've got enough friends!
    From Die Hard 2. Submitted by Matthew J (2 years ago)
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