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Although popularly known as one of the actors who portrayed "Lionel Jefferson" on the long-running sitcom The Jeffersons (1975), Damon Evans is an accomplished singer and stage performer. Born in Baltimore, he graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, USA on a Reader's Digest Scholarship. After graduation he attended the Boston ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Jeffersons
The Jeffersons Lionel Jefferson
(1975-1978)
Turk 182!
Turk 182! Subway Cop
(1985)
The Tenth Level
(1976)
Going the Distance
Going the Distance Adoptive Parent
(2000)

Filmography

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 1991 Breakfast with the Arts (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- American Night with Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic ... (performer: "Selections from 'Porgy and Bess'")
 1977 The 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "I'm Still Here", "You'll Never Walk Alone")
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 2006 Living in TV Land (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Sherman Hemsley (2006) ... Himself
 1987-1998 Great Performances (TV Series)
Himself
- Porgy and Bess: An American Voice (1998) ... Himself
- Celebrating Gershwin: 'S Wonderful (1987) ... Himself
 1995 Evening at Pops (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 1978 The Jim Nabors Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.10 (1978) ... Himself
 1977 The 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Host, Performer & Presenter: Best Featured Actress & Actor in a Musical
 1977 Soul Alive (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 23 April 1977 (1977) ... Himself
 1977 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Actor
- Episode #15.84 (1977) ... Himself - Actor
 1976 Captain Kangaroo (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 3 December 1976 (1976) ... Himself
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 2013 Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (TV Movie documentary)
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He acted in Georges Bizet and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Carmen Jones," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Paula Ingram, Gregg Baker, and Clive Rowe in the cast. Simon Callow was director.
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Although he played Dorian Harewood's son in Roots: The Next Generations (1979), he is almost 10-months his senior in real life. See more »

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