John Amos
John Amos appears as Luther, one of Fred's puol room buddies in the 2nd season episode of Sanford and Son titled "A Visit from Lena Horne".
Vital Information
Born: (1939-12-27) December 27, 1939 (age 78)
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Years active: 1966-present
Family/Personal information
Character/series involvement
Appeared on/
Involved with:
Sanford and Son
Character(s) played: Luther
Sanford and Son retro Wiki Script

John Amos (born December 27, 1939) appears as Luther in the season 2 episode of Sanford and Son titled "A Visit from Lena Horne". John also appeared in two other Bud Yorkin/Norman Lear TV projects: As Ernie Cumberbatch in the short-lived CBS-TV All In The Family spinoff series 704 Hauser and he also co-starred with Esther Rolle and comedian-actor Jimmie Walker as James Evans on the CBS-TV sitcom Good Times. John, who is an Emmy-nominated actor who played Admiral Percy Fitzwallace on the first five seasons of The West Wing. He was nominated for a Emmy in 1977 for his role on the critically acclaimed ABC-TV miniseries Roots

Other series which John has either appeared in supporting or guest roles include CBS's The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The District, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Martin, and Maude. He also starred in the motion pictures Coming to America, Lock Up and Die Hard 2. He also guest starred on an episode of Psych as West Wing co-star Dulé Hill's uncle.

External linksEdit

^IMDb logo John Amos at the Internet Movie Database