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John Amos

Remember him? He played James Evans on Good Times.

It shocked me to find out there are gay rumors about him. He was my first crush when I was just a little tyke. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine him gay.

I mean, he signed with the Denver Broncos and he was a Golden Gloves Boxing champ. He just seems so straight. NTM, he has two kids.

So, where do the gay rumors come from? Is he really gay?

Another one is Earl Holliman. Is he really gay?

by Anonymousreply 8309/09/2015

Well, Earl Holliman, like him or not, actually is gay.

by Anonymousreply 205/12/2012

Excuse me, but who in their right mind would make a play for Isabel Sanford?

by Anonymousreply 405/18/2012

According to DL he has been in a long time relationship with some blond, twink, soap opera actor.

by Anonymousreply 605/18/2012

I have always though John AMos was smoking hot. I would love to have seen him naked. You know it's thick.

by Anonymousreply 805/18/2012


He is a mo.

by Anonymousreply 905/18/2012

Saw the cover of the National Enquirer today at the checkout stand. The headline was about guys John Travolta has nailed. There were only a few surprises, but among them was Robert Urich, who I've always had the hots for since I was a tween. Not sure if I believe it, but after getting sued repeatedly, the Enquirer is supposedly accurate now. But maybe they can still spin tales about dead people?

by Anonymousreply 1005/18/2012

Was Isabel Sanford really gay?

by Anonymousreply 1112/29/2012

I remember seeing him on some sketch show or variety show and he did some bit (Christ, I sound like Sammy Maudlin) where he flexed his big, beautiful bicep and that was it for me.

by Anonymousreply 1212/29/2012

Daddy Mandingo please impregnate us with your thick un-cut 12-inch horse-meat!

by Anonymousreply 1312/29/2012

"But maybe they can still spin tales about dead people?"

Libel doesn't apply to dead people. Hence Darwin Porter's "literary" output.

And expect a shitload of crazy to be revealed after Cruise kicks it.

by Anonymousreply 1412/29/2012

"John Amos is gay." Heard those rumors for a long time. But if you look at his bio, um, I don't think so...

by Anonymousreply 1512/29/2012

Holliman's longtime partner, Anthony George, returned to California because he missed Earl so much. Tony was on "Search for Tomorrow" in New York.

by Anonymousreply 1612/29/2012


by Anonymousreply 1712/29/2012

r3 - anything documented regarding this incident with moore? cant find anything on the net about it.

by Anonymousreply 1812/29/2012

"Holliman's longtime partner, Anthony George, returned to California because he missed Earl so much."

How long were they together?

by Anonymousreply 1912/29/2012

Gawd, you guys keep this up Max Gail is gonna get jealous!

by Anonymousreply 2012/29/2012

Whenever John Amos threatened to spank, I got more than a little jealous. All he need to do was reach for that belt...

by Anonymousreply 2112/29/2012


Just the thought of it got me all flustered.

by Anonymousreply 2212/29/2012

OP believes in the ignorant stereotype that gay dudes can't be football players and boxers. How primitive and ignorant.

by Anonymousreply 2312/29/2012

I don't think he is homosexual in real life, but he played one on television. On "Two Men and a Half" to be more precise.

by Anonymousreply 2412/29/2012

I saw him on TV when they did Roots last week. His Kunta Kinte ran around with no shirt on. He was a rippling muscled buck.

by Anonymousreply 2512/29/2012

Kunta Kinte!

by Anonymousreply 2612/29/2012

[quote]The headline was about guys John Travolta has nailed. There were only a few surprises, but among them was Robert Urich

WHAT??? Urich dabbled? Tell me more!!

by Anonymousreply 2712/29/2012

Letting a hot young actor suck him off on the QT would not make Urich a flaming queer.

by Anonymousreply 2812/29/2012

John Amos is not gay. It was silver-dollar-nipple actor John ENOS who's apparently gay or bi and discovered John Paul Seponski. People keep getting these two actors confused. It's wrong, and I refuse to lose any more sleep over it. John Amos is as gay as his dick is long.

by Anonymousreply 2912/29/2012

[quote]John Amos is not gay. It was silver-dollar-nipple actor John ENOS who's apparently gay or bi and discovered John Paul Seponski.

FUCK! John Enos can manhandle me ANYTIME!

by Anonymousreply 3112/29/2012

Didn't John Enos and Mickey Rourke have a "thing" going for a minute?

by Anonymousreply 3212/29/2012

Yes, i agree that John Enos is still a hunk of hot man meat!

I believe it was he who appeared as the buff photographer in Tina Turner's 1991 video for the kick-ass song "Love Thing".

by Anonymousreply 3312/29/2012

I had a MAJOR hottie attack over the seldom-seen dad on "What's Happening!" He was a total fox, while Mama weighed like 300 lbs.

John Amos didn't do anything for me at all.

by Anonymousreply 3412/29/2012

R27 Urich was so fucking fine. Fuuuuuck!

I loved Earl on Police Woman...not sure if I thought he was sexy or not. Handsome for sure.

by Anonymousreply 3512/29/2012

Enos with Rourke

by Anonymousreply 3612/29/2012

Urich needs his own thread.

by Anonymousreply 3712/29/2012

OMG, R36.

It's Ungaro spring frock level gay!

by Anonymousreply 3812/29/2012

Damn! Damn! Damn!

by Anonymousreply 3912/29/2012

I wonder if he ever did the little 'mo who played his youngest son.

by Anonymousreply 4012/29/2012

John Amos has a baboon nose and so does Anderson Cooper so it's not racist.

by Anonymousreply 4112/29/2012


This is Thalmus Rasulala

by Anonymousreply 4212/29/2012

[quote]Didn't John Enos and Mickey Rourke have a "thing" going for a minute?[/quote]

I read that as Mickey Rooney and winced at the thought.

by Anonymousreply 4312/29/2012

Loved him on Good Times and was so surprised he made millions on his Famous Amos cookies.

by Anonymousreply 4512/29/2012

Ignore the freepers, R44.

by Anonymousreply 4612/29/2012

[quote]Urich was so fucking fine. Fuuuuuck!

Indeed he was! And I love how he's obviously freeballing in the pic I posted.

As for Amos, I don't see how he couldn't do it for anyone when he was on Good Times. That big, muscular body, ass and constant VPL was enough to make a straight man do a double take.

by Anonymousreply 4712/29/2012

R36, I already posted that pic @R32. Unfortunately, it's not showing anymore.

by Anonymousreply 4812/29/2012

Urich was "discovered" by Burt Reynolds

by Anonymousreply 4912/30/2012

Really, R49? Tell me more.

by Anonymousreply 5012/30/2012

Urich also did gay beefcake pics when he was young

by Anonymousreply 5112/30/2012

[quote]I wonder if he ever did the little 'mo who played his youngest son.

HA! That would be so creepy if he was waiting for Michael to turn 18.

But I will say that Michael's teenaged bubble butt in those tight pants played a major part in getting me hooked on phat asses.

by Anonymousreply 5212/30/2012

I will create a Robert Urich thread. Anyone with said beefcake pics, Burt Reynolds info, etc., please post there! Thanks!

by Anonymousreply 5312/30/2012

Ben Powers, who played Thelma's husband Keith on "Good Times" had a great ass and nice thick thighs. His body made up for John Amos's absence. Watch the following video from the 8 minute mark until the end...

by Anonymousreply 5412/30/2012

Amos had/has a house in rural NJ. My school friend lived next door. I think my mom said he is married and rented the house or gave it to one of his kids.

by Anonymousreply 5512/30/2012

Mary Tyler Moore sucked his dingy when he was on her show.

by Anonymousreply 5612/30/2012

Wasn't Amos involved with the Gotti family somehow?

by Anonymousreply 5808/09/2013

[R3], screw Mary Tyler Moore! John Amos is a handsome, sexy gentleman! He is still loveable at 74! He still gives me the Honey-Glow something awful (I'm quoting Fix-It Felix Jr., of course!) Anyhoo, I feel that John Amos is a sweetheart! He is living proof that you can be strong, handsome, sweet, and intelligent, he is a good role model for all people, especially little boys!

by Anonymousreply 5905/08/2014

His nose is proof we descended from monkeys.

by Anonymousreply 6005/08/2014

MTM was married to Grant Tinker during the time her show was in production. Though I think she's somewhat C-O-L-D, I've never heard nor read a thing about her screwing around nor have I read one thing about her having any type of racist views. There is also NOTHING about her having said any such thing about John Amos to be found by searching GOOGLE, Yahoo, DogPILE except to link back to the post's comment here on

by Anonymousreply 6105/08/2014

[R60], with all due respect, pal, I do not believe that. I believe that John, as we all are, in created in God's Image. Just because one person has the different nose structure does not make him or her less human than you.

by Anonymousreply 6205/08/2014

Ralph Carter put the bubble in bubblebutt. Just like Johnny Brown put the buffalo in buffalobutt.

by Anonymousreply 6305/08/2014

Did Ralph Carter die from HIV

by Anonymousreply 6405/08/2014

Wow, r55, you know Lynn?

I'm from T....and I went to school with her (OTS and college). I could ask her for the scoop.

by Anonymousreply 6505/10/2014

He is a great dude

by Anonymousreply 6609/08/2015

James Evans made me feel all tingly as a 10 year old gayling.

(Obviously not a photo from Good Times)

by Anonymousreply 6709/08/2015

Oh my, James and those tight pants. I could never understand why everyone fawned over JJ when manly man James was there being so manly.

by Anonymousreply 6809/08/2015

Given the opportunity Amos was a pretty fine actor. It's a shame his obituary will start by mentioning his years as second banana on Good Times.

One of my favorite scenes from the entire run of The West Wing. John Amos as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs talking to the White House Chief of Staff. I've been around a few admirals. He nails it.

by Anonymousreply 6909/08/2015

Sorry --- took a closer look at that photo I posted at R67 ............ looks photoshopped, no ?

My bad.

by Anonymousreply 7009/08/2015

John Amos is addicted to pot. I was at an interview he did. He kept stopping to go smoke, and his eyes became very bloodshot. He's just gross these days.

by Anonymousreply 7109/08/2015

" I was at an interview he did. "

Why would you be at "an interview he did?"

As for Amos, well, he's a good actor. He was the best actor on Good Times. He was uniquely good-looking. And sexy! I never heard any gay rumors about him, although no doubt there are a lot of Dataloungers who WISH he was gay.

by Anonymousreply 7209/08/2015

He is the only celebrity I waited on when I was a server. He was polite, tipped well, and ate a sausage.

by Anonymousreply 7409/08/2015

Amos isn't gay. he's either married to, or is shacking up with, some younger (but not young) white woman who's kind of trashy looking. I've seen them at at least three different events/openings together in the past few years.

by Anonymousreply 7509/08/2015

[R75] thats his hag.

by Anonymousreply 7609/08/2015

R73 why wouldn't I be?

by Anonymousreply 7709/08/2015

John Amos and Gavin Macleod are the only living MTM cast members not to guest on Hot in Cleveland. What does Betty White have against them?

by Anonymousreply 7809/08/2015

Earl Holliman is gay and has a HUGE old dick. Well, literally old, at this point. But he's still kind of sexy, even in his 80s.

by Anonymousreply 7909/08/2015

I remember Clifton Davis from that time period more. He was so hot; beautiful smile, and a shirt unbuttoned to his abs when he appeared on the Match Game. I was affixed in order to catch a glimpse of a nipple, but he never delivered. I busted a nut, many times, thinking of him while I went through puberty.

by Anonymousreply 8009/09/2015

I had him.

by Anonymousreply 8109/09/2015

Clifton Davis never had his shirt unbuttoned. You are thinking Scoey Mitchell.

by Anonymousreply 8209/09/2015
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