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Spencer Williams (Spencer Williams Jr.)

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Biography

Vidalia, Louisiana, USA
American actor, writer, director, and producer whose early pioneering work in African-American or "race" films was eclipsed in fame by his role as one of the title characters in the equally pioneering and also controversial 1950s sitcom The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951). A native of Vidalia, Louisiana, Williams broke into the theatre as a call boy for theatrical producer Oscar Hammerstein I, and learned comedy at the feet of Bert Williams, the great black vaudevillian. Read more...

Actor

Directing

Character: Razz Jackson

The Blood of Jesus 1941

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Writing