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Alvin Childress (1907–1986)

Alvin Childress was born on September 10, 1907 in Meridian, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974) and The Day of the Locust (1975). He was married to Sophie. He died on April 19, 1986 in Inglewood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1982 Sister, Sister (TV Movie)
Mister Jacobs
 1979 The Main Event
Man In Gym
 1975-1977 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Wino / Herbert Russell
- 984 W. 124th Street, Apt. 5C (1977) ... Wino
- Mother Jefferson's Boyfriend (1975) ... Herbert Russell
 1977 Fish (TV Series)
Rev. Davis
- Fish Behind Bars: Part 1 (1977) ... Rev. Davis
 1976 Visions (TV Series)
Rev. Paradise
- The Tapestry/Circles (1976) ... Rev. Paradise
 1976 The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings
Horace Quigley, Owner of Atlanta Black Crackers
 1976 Eleanor and Franklin (TV Movie)
Porter
 1975 Darktown Strutters
Bo
 1975 The Day of the Locust
Butler
 1974 Good Times (TV Series)
Reverend Gordon
- The Windfall (1974) ... Reverend Gordon
 1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Janitor
 1972-1973 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Reverend Trimble / Minister
- The Engagment/The Member of the Wedding (1973) ... Reverend Trimble
 1971 Banyon (TV Series)
Mr. Clayton
- Pilot (1971) ... Mr. Clayton
 1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Janitor
- The Case of the Tragic Trophy (1964) ... Janitor
 1960 High Time
Guest Announcer at Judge Carter's Ball (uncredited)
 1959 The Man in the Net
Alonzo the Carey's Servant (uncredited)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Farmer on Levee
- Old Man (1958) ... Farmer on Levee
 1944 Jasper Goes Hunting (Short)
Professor Scarecrow (voice, uncredited)
 1934 Dixie Love
 1931 Hell's Alley
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »
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American character actor, best-known for playing Amos in the 1950s television comedy series 'Amos 'n Andy'. Began as an actor with Harlem's Lafayette Players. See more »

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Virgo

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