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John Amos
Biographical Information

Birth Date:December 27, 1939
Astrology Sign:Capricron
Chinese Sign:Rabbit - Yin
Birth Name:John Amos, Jr.
Birth Place:Newark, NJ


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John Amos

Biography:John Amos (born John Amos Jr. on December 27, 1939 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American actor, perhaps best known for playing the character James Evans, Sr. on the 1970s sitcom Good Times from 1974 to 1976. He was fired from the show after a dispute.

Amos got his start in television when he portrayed Gordy Howard, the weatherman on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, from 1970 until 1973. He played the adult Kunta Kinte on the miniseries Roots in 1977. He also portrayed Captain Dolan on television show Hunter from 1984 to 1985. He has also had roles in several films, such as Coming to America, The Beastmaster and Die Hard 2. He co-starred in the CBS police drama The District, and has guest-starred on a number of other television programs including The Cosby Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and The A-Team. He was a frequent guest on The West Wing, portraying Admiral Percy FitzWallace, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. He was also in Ice Cube's and Dr. Dre's video for "Natural Born Killers". Amos was also featured in the movie "The World's Greatest Athlete" with Tim Conway and Jon Michel Vincent.

He also starred in "Let's Do It Again" (1975) as Kansas City Mack with Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Coming to America (1988)

Chinese Horoscope for John Amos
Includes characteristics and Vices
John Amos's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 19, 1939 - February 07, 1940
Birthday: December 27, 1939

The Rabbit is a Yin,
and is the Fourth sign of the Chinese horoscope.


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

John Amos's Personality Tarot Card The Chariot - Personality Card

Birthday: December 27, 1939

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

John Amos's Growth Tarot Card The Hermit

Birthday: December 27, 2022

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.




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