John Aleen Amos Jr., or simply John Amos, is an American actor who is currently 79 years of age. He is best known for his roles in movies and TV shows, especially Roots, for which he also got nominated at the Emmy Awards for his role as James Evans.
The American actor has been married thrice in his lifetime and is currently living happily with his third wife Elisabete De Sousa, with whom John Amos got married after his second divorce with American actress Lillian Lehman.
John Amos' Married Life And Divorce
John Amos was born on December 27, 1939, in Newark, New Jersey, and he is the professional football player, actor, producer, director, writer. Amos was a Golden Gloves boxing champion.
He is the son of Annabelle P. and John A. Amos, who was an auto mechanic. He graduated from East Orange High School in 1958. John Amos is the writer and producer of Halley's Comet.
American actor John Amos
In 1964, he was signed by American Football League's Denver Broncos but he was released within two days because of his hamstring. He played in the Continental Football League for Norfolk Neptunes and Wheeling Ironmen in 1965.
The following year, John Amos played in the Atlantic Coast Football League for Jersey City Jets and Waterbury Orbits. In 1967, he signed a contract with Kansas City Chiefs as a footballer.
The American actor was married twice before he got married to his recent wife Elisabete. The marriage took place after John Amos' divorce with his second wife.
John was married to Elisabete De Sousa-Amos. As a husband and wife, they became parents twice and they dissolved this married life. Other details record regarding John Amos' marriage to Elisabete is not available.
American actor John Amos discusses getting cast on The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
Currently, John Amos has two son's whose name are K.C. and Shannon.
John Amos first marriage and divorce
American actor John Amos was married to Noel J. Mickelson in 1965. As a husband and wife, they became parents twice but they eventually got a divorce.
Noel J. Mickelson is currently single. Their marriage lasted for 10 years; John Amos and Noel got divorced in 1975.
John Amos Second Marriage and Divorce
On 12th of February 1978, John got married to Lillian Lehman. Lillian Lehman is an actress and a professor emeritus of theatre and graduate of California State University Northridge with a B.A. in theatre.
She is also a well-known producer. Together John Amos and Lillian had 2 children. They got divorced at the end of 1979.
John Amos' Life at Present
In recent days, American actor John Amos is busy portraying recurring roles in The West Wing and The District, featuring Craig T. Nelson.
He has been more recently appearing in the offbeat series Men in Trees (2006), starring Anne Heche and Abraham Benrubi. He has two children from his former wife Noel Amos, and he lives with his two children.
Son K.C. Amos is a director, writer, producer, editor, and his daughter Shannon Amos is a director, writer, and producer. American actor, John Amos has one grandson, and a grand-daughter, Quiera Williams.
Is John Amos dating anyone recently?
Currently, John Amos' relationship status is single. He is not dating anyone, maybe he is looking for a good life partner.
The American actor, John Amos has the distinction of winning more TV Land Awards than anyone. He got his first nomination in Primetime Emmy Awards and that was for his role in the TV series Roots, which also features Madge Sinclair and Ben Vereen.
John Amos has also written comedy material for television and performed stand-up comedy in New York City's Greenwich Village.
Quick Facts about John Amos :
Who is John Amos currently married to?
John Amos is currently married to wife Elisabete De Sousa.
How many time has American actor John Amos been married?
John Amos has been married twice before getting married to his third wife.
Who is John Amos' first wife?
John Amos was married to wife Noel J. Mickelson for the first time.