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Tim Moore (I) (1887–1958)

Although Tim Moore will forever be known as "The Kingfish" in the pioneering series The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951), he was actually far better known for his career on the stage and as a comedian in vaudeville than he was for his film and television work. In fact, he had only made (as far as is known) three films before "Amos 'n' Andy", and he had to... See full bio »

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Her Great Chance His Great Chance (1923)
Stars in the Eye Self / Kingfish


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 1951-1955 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
- The Meal Ticket (1955) ... Kingfish
- Story of the Invisible Glass (1955) ... Kingfish
- The Kingfish Becomes a Press Agent (1955) ... Kingfish
- Kingfish Teaches Andy to Fly (1955) ... Kingfish
- The Insurance Policy (1955) ... Kingfish
 1947 Boy! What a Girl!
 1931 The Darktown Revue (Short)
 1918 Her Great Chance
His Great Chance (1923)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 1958 The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (TV Series)
- Episode #1.168 (1958) ... Self
 1952 Stars in the Eye (TV Special)
Self / Kingfish
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 2020 Disclosure (Documentary)
 2014 Pioneers of Television (TV Series documentary)
George 'Kingfish' Stevens - Amos 'n' Andy Show
- Breaking Barriers (2014) ... George 'Kingfish' Stevens - Amos 'n' Andy Show
 2004 TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (Video documentary)
 1998 Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (Documentary)
George 'Kingfish' Stevens
 1993 Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 Entertaining the Troops (Documentary)
 1983 Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy (TV Movie documentary)

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"I've made it a point never to tell a joke on stage that I couldn't tell in front of my mother.


When he died in 1958, the honorary pallbearers were The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951) creators Freeman F. Gosden and Charles J. Correll. He was carried to his final resting place by Spencer Williams, Alvin Childress, Johnny Lee and F.E. Miller. See more »

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