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Mike Evans (I) (1949–2006)

Clean cut and smoothly handsome as a youth, Mike Evans got on board the Norman Lear TV train in the early 1970s and took a straight ride to sitcom stardom in both a landmark comedy series and its black-oriented spin-off. Born Michael Jonas Evans in Salisbury, North Carolina, on November 3, 1949, his dentist father and school instructor mother ... See full bio »

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 1974-1979 Good Times (TV Series) (created by - 133 episodes)
- The Evans' Dilemma (1979) ... (creator - as Michael Evans)
- Cousin Raymond (1979) ... (creator - as Michael Evans)
- The End of the Rainbow (1979) ... (creator - as Michael Evans)
- A Matter of Mothers (1979) ... (creator - as Michael Evans)
- The Physical (1979) ... (creator - as Michael Evans)
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Michael Evans | Mike Jonas Evans

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Both Evans and his writing partner Eric Monte drifted into entertainment oblivion after the demise of Good Times (1974) in 1979. While Evans stayed afloat for a time, returning to his Lionel Jefferson acting role until 1981, Monte, who also wrote the film Cooley High (1975), subsequently developed a crack addiction and had a series of strokes before being discovered living in an East L.A. ... See more »

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