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‘Roots’ actor John Amos to work on project in Jamaica


by Carl Gilchrist (Jamaica Gleaner) At 83, veteran actor John Amos is not giving up just yet and with his son, KC, is planning to do some work in Jamaica and showcase the island’s talents.

Amos and KC and director Ricky Lee, who have all been in Jamaica for sometime, accompanied Minister of Culture Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange to a function open sporting facilities in Discovery Bay and Browns Town last Friday. Amos spoke briefly to an audience at the first stop.

More popularly known for his roles in Good Times, Roots, The District, All in the Family and on the big screen, Coming to America and its follow-up, Die Hard 2, along with other credits, Amos said young people can make a meaningful contribution to the arts while having gainful employment.

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