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John Amos Says He Enjoyed Working with 'The Last OG' Cast

Stephen Thompson
May 07, 2020
02:30 P.M.
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American actor John Amos shared a picture on his Instagram page showing him with two other actors Tracy Morgan and Robert Townsend, as well as other members of the cast of the television show, "The Last O.G."

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John Amos took to his Instagram page to share a lovely picture of himself and members of the television show, "The Last O.G" cast.

In the picture were comedian Luenell, actress Maria Horsford, Katt Williams, JB Smoove, Tracy Morgan, and Robert Townsend. Amos sat with Luenell and Horsford on a sofa, while the four other men stood behind them.

 John Amos visits at SiriusXM Studios on October 10, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

John Amos visits at SiriusXM Studios on October 10, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

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In the caption to the picture, Amos enjoined his fans to watch the episode of "The Last O.G" on the night, adding that he really enjoyed working with the cast of the show. The actor also thanked Luenell for sharing the picture.

Many of John Amos's fans liked his pictures, with over a hundred of them commenting on it and saying they couldn't wait for the show to start. Luenell also commented, writing:

"I can't WAIT!!!!!"

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A fan urged Amos to go head-on and still keep it going strong, while another fan said that he was looking forward to the show. A third fan said that the picture shared by Amos made her so happy.

Even at the age of 80, John Amos keeps going strong in his acting career. From first becoming a fan favorite in the sitcom of the 70s, "Good Times," Amos has starred in so many more movies and television shows.

John Amos said that the opportunity to work with Norman Lear again was like a quadruple blessing.

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The screen legend made a surprise appearance in a "Good Times" live special in December, during ABC's "Live in Front of a Studio Audience."

Though Amos starred as James Evans on "Good Times," he played the role of Chicago politician, Fred Davis, originated by Albert Reed, on the special night.

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Andre Braugher played James Evans's character, while Viola Davis, Jay Pharoah, Asante Black, Corinne Foxx, and Tiffany Haddish, completed the cast. Also performing the show's theme song were Anthony Anderson and Patti LaBelle.

The surprise appearance allowed John Amos to reunite with legendary television producer Norman Lear and other co-stars from "Good Times," Bern Nadette Stanis, Jimmie Walker, and Ja'net Dubois.

John Amos arrives at the 2015 Giant Night Of Comedy at Gotham Comedy Club on November 30, 2015 | Photo: Getty Images

John Amos arrives at the 2015 Giant Night Of Comedy at Gotham Comedy Club on November 30, 2015 | Photo: Getty Images

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The actor spoke to "Entertainment Weekly" about the special reunion and said that the opportunity to work with Norman Lear again was like a quadruple blessing.

Replying to a question about him and the producer's public fallout after the third season of "Good Times," Amos said that they resolved their differences years ago and that Norman Lear is one of the most creative persons he's ever met.

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