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Freeman F. Gosden (1899–1982)

Freeman F. Gosden was born on May 5, 1899 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Freeman Fisher Gosden. He was a writer and actor, known for The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951), Calvin and the Colonel (1961) and Check and Double Check (1930). He was married to Jane S. Gosden and Leta Marie Schreiber. He died on December 10, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Amos 'n Andy Show
(1951-1955)
Calvin and the Colonel
(1961-1962)

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 1961-1962 Calvin and the Colonel (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes)
- Back to Nashville (1962) ... (creator)
- Colonel Traps a Thief (1962) ... (creator)
- The Carnappers (1962) ... (creator)
- Ring Reward (1962) ... (creator)
- Magazine Romance (1962) ... (creator)
 1951-1955 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series) (creator - 78 episodes)
- The Meal Ticket (1955) ... (creator - as Freeman Gosden)
- Story of the Invisible Glass (1955) ... (creator - as Freeman Gosden)
- The Kingfish Becomes a Press Agent (1955) ... (creator - as Freeman Gosden)
- Kingfish Teaches Andy to Fly (1955) ... (creator - as Freeman Gosden)
- The Insurance Policy (1955) ... (creator - as Freeman Gosden)
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Alternate Names:

Amos and Andy | Freeman Gosden
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Gosden and his partner Charles J. Correll began developing their "Amos 'n' Andy" characters, along with over 100 additional minor personalities on Chicago radio in the late 1920s. First heard on WEBH and followed on WGN the team hit gold when they were picked up on NBC's Red Network as a quarter-hour serialized show, captivating audiences each night at 7:00 pm (except Sundays). They were to radio... See more »

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