Famous Faces on "That's My Mama" (Season One)

Welcome to "Oscar's Barbershop"! Recently inheirted by Oscar's son Clifton. Clifton's got it made--a successful business, luck with the ladies- but he still lives with Mama! She rules the roost and dispenses advice to everyone who'll listen (and some who won't)

Clifton's sister Tracy, brother-in-law Leonard, friends Earl & Junior, barbershop regulars Wildcat & Josh-- no one is spared from Mama's wisdom. And they wouldn't have it any other way.

These are some of the stars I recognized who stopped by "Oscar's Barbershop" for some cool conversation and sometimes mischief...
View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 6
Clifton's Big Move (9 Oct. 1974)
"Ginger" ” - gattonero975
 
2.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 4
Cousin Albert (25 Sep. 1974)
"Albert" ” - gattonero975
 
3.
Gordon Jump
The burly character actor Gordon Jump will probably be best remembered for the role of the radio station manager Arthur Carlson in the TV sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. This is ironic, since in the first part of his working life he was found either behind a microphone or camera in stints with radio and TV stations in the Midwest, including producing jobs at stations in Kansas and Ohio...
“ "Officer O'Reilley"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 4
Cousin Albert (25 Sep. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
4.
Tim Reid
Tim Reid was born December 19, 1944 in Norfolk, Virginia and came from a troubled, impoverished childhood. He straightened out his life enough to attend Norfolk State College (now University) and graduate with a business administration degree. He worked for Du Pont in Chicago for a period of time in the late 60s and married his first wife Rita...
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 10
Clifton's Persuasion (6 Nov. 1974)
"Rev. Armbruster" ” - gattonero975
 
5.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 3
Clifton's Dubious Romance (18 Sep. 1974)
"Polly Carstairs" ” - gattonero975
 
6.
Clifton Davis
Actor, Amen
Clifton Davis was born on October 4, 1945, in Chicago. His career spans forty years. He is a minister and songwriter as well as an actor. He performed as a student at Pine Forge Academy in Pennsylvania (from which he graduated in 1963) as a singer and as an orator, and those performances accustomed him to appearing in front of an audience. He and a classmate composed the class song...
“ "Clifton Curtis"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 1
Whose Child Is This? (4 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 2
Honesty Day (11 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 3
Clifton's Dubious Romance (18 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 4
Cousin Albert (25 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 6
Clifton's Big Move (9 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 7
Mama Steps Out (16 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 8
The Loan (23 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 9
Clifton's Con (30 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 10
Clifton's Persuasion (6 Nov. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 11
Oscar's Affair (13 Nov. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
7.
“ "Junior"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 1
Whose Child Is This? (4 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 2
Honesty Day (11 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 3
Clifton's Dubious Romance (18 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 4
Cousin Albert (25 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 6
Clifton's Big Move (9 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 7
Mama Steps Out (16 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 8
The Loan (23 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 9
Clifton's Con (30 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 10
Clifton's Persuasion (6 Nov. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 11
Oscar's Affair (13 Nov. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
8.
“ "Eloise 'Mama' Curtis"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 1
Whose Child Is This? (4 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 2
Honesty Day (11 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 3
Clifton's Dubious Romance (18 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 4
Cousin Albert (25 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 6
Clifton's Big Move (9 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 7
Mama Steps Out (16 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 8
The Loan (23 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 9
Clifton's Con (30 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 10
Clifton's Persuasion (6 Nov. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 11
Oscar's Affair (13 Nov. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
9.
“ "Josh"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 1
Whose Child Is This? (4 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 2
Honesty Day (11 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 3
Clifton's Dubious Romance (18 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 4
Cousin Albert (25 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 8
The Loan (23 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 10
Clifton's Persuasion (6 Nov. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 11
Oscar's Affair (13 Nov. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
10.
Jester Hairston
Actor, Amen
Composer, songwriter, conductor, singer and actor, educated at Tufts University, Juilliard, and the University of the Pacific (hon. Mus. D.). He acted on radio and television besides on film, and played Leroy on the "Amos 'n Andy" radio series for fifteen years. He directed the Federal Theatre Project...
“ "Wildcat"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 1
Whose Child Is This? (4 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 2
Honesty Day (11 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 3
Clifton's Dubious Romance (18 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 4
Cousin Albert (25 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 8
The Loan (23 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 10
Clifton's Persuasion (6 Nov. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 11
Oscar's Affair (13 Nov. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
11.
“ "Tracy Curtis Taylor"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 1
Whose Child Is This? (4 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 2
Honesty Day (11 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 3
Clifton's Dubious Romance (18 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 4
Cousin Albert (25 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 6
Clifton's Big Move (9 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 7
Mama Steps Out (16 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 8
The Loan (23 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 9
Clifton's Con (30 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 10
Clifton's Persuasion (6 Nov. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 11
Oscar's Affair (13 Nov. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
12.
“ "Leonard Taylor"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 2
Honesty Day (11 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 3
Clifton's Dubious Romance (18 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 4
Cousin Albert (25 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 6
Clifton's Big Move (9 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 8
The Loan (23 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 9
Clifton's Con (30 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 10
Clifton's Persuasion (6 Nov. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 11
Oscar's Affair (13 Nov. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
13.
“ "Earl Chambers"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 1
Whose Child Is This? (4 Sep. 1974)
"Andrew Carruthers"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 3
Clifton's Dubious Romance (18 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 4
Cousin Albert (25 Sep. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 6
Clifton's Big Move (9 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 7
Mama Steps Out (16 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 8
The Loan (23 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 9
Clifton's Con (30 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 10
Clifton's Persuasion (6 Nov. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 11
Oscar's Affair (13 Nov. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
14.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 2
Honesty Day (11 Sep. 1974)
"Leonard Taylor" ” - gattonero975
 
15.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 2
Honesty Day (11 Sep. 1974)
"Customer" ” - gattonero975
 
16.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 1
Whose Child Is This? (4 Sep. 1974)
"Earl Carruthers"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 2
Honesty Day (11 Sep. 1974)
"Earl Carruthers" ” - gattonero975
 
17.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 9
Clifton's Con (30 Oct. 1974)
"Floyd" ” - gattonero975
 
18.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)
"Melvina" ” - gattonero975
 
19.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 11
Oscar's Affair (13 Nov. 1974)
Lenore Wilton ” - gattonero975
 
20.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 7
Mama Steps Out (16 Oct. 1974)
"Will Harrington" ” - gattonero975
 
21.
Dorothy Meyer
Actress, Cobra
A comedic mainstay on several sitcoms of the 1970s, she is best remembered for making a career out of playing wisecracking maids, neighbors, friends, nurses, and church ladies. The daughter of a Presbyterian minister, her childhood was spent on the Bible Belt where she appeared singing and acting in several religious themed productions...
“ "Ruby Lester"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 7
Mama Steps Out (16 Oct. 1974)

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 11
Oscar's Affair (13 Nov. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
22.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 3
Clifton's Dubious Romance (18 Sep. 1974)
"Mrs. Carstairs" (as Pauline Myers) ” - gattonero975
 
23.
Judy Pace
Actress, Brian's Song
"Daily Variety", many publications and critics called Judy Pace one of the most beautiful women to ever appear on screen. In the 1970s she was the personification of black beauty, but restricting her to just being a "black" beauty is a slap in the face because she's a beauty, period. Most importantly...
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 1
Whose Child Is This? (4 Sep. 1974)
"Judy Wilson" ” - gattonero975
 
24.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)
"Mrs. Birdie" ” - gattonero975
 
25.
“ "Freddie Hampton"

That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 6
Clifton's Big Move (9 Oct. 1974) ” - gattonero975
 
26.
“ That's My Mama: Season 1, Episode 5
Clifton's Sugar Mama (2 Oct. 1974)
"Augusta" ” - gattonero975