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Damon Evans


Professional remembered for his function seeing that Lionel Jefferson on CBS’s The Jeffersons. He also performed the function of Alex Haley on ABC’s Root base: ANOTHER Generations. He examined on the Boston Conservatory of Music. He made an appearance in lots of Broadway productions, like the Me Nobody Understands and Shed in the Superstars. He grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He made an appearance in Trevor Nunn’s creation of Porgy and Bess.

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Full Name Damon Evans
Date Of Birth November 24, 1949
Place Of Birth Maryland
Profession TV Actor
Education Gainesville High School, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business
Nationality American
Nominations Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Movies Waldbuhne Concert: American Night
TV Shows The Jeffersons, Roots: The Next Generations
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1Although he played Dorian Harewood's son in Roots: The Next Generations (1979), he is almost 10-months his senior in real life.
2Opera singer.



Going the Distance2000Adoptive Parent
Third Watch2000TV SeriesMoses
American Playhouse1993TV SeriesSportin' Life
Turk 182!1985Subway Cop
Roots: The Next Generations1979TV Mini-SeriesAlex Haley, ages 17-25
The Jeffersons1975-1978TV SeriesLionel Jefferson
The Tenth Level1976TV Movie



Breakfast with the Arts1991TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 31st Annual Tony Awards1977TV Special performer: "I'm Still Here", "You'll Never Walk Alone"



Living in TV Land2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Great Performances1987-1998TV SeriesHimself
Evening at Pops1995TV Series documentaryHimself
Breakfast with the Arts1991TV SeriesHimself / Sportin' Life
The Jim Nabors Show1978TV SeriesHimself
The 31st Annual Tony Awards1977TV SpecialHimself - Host, Performer & Presenter: Best Featured Actress & Actor in a Musical
Soul Alive1977TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1977TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Captain Kangaroo1976TV SeriesHimself

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Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy2013TV Movie documentarySportin' Life

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