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Amen (NBC 1986-1991, Sherman Hemsley, Clifton Davis)

Amen Sherman Hemsley

Sitcom Amen detailed the exploits of Ernest J. Frye a black lawyer and deacon of the First Community Church of Philiadelphia. Asmen turned out to be the first religious sitcom made by US TV.

cast
SHERMAN HEMSLEY as Deacon Ernest J. Frye
CLIFTON DAVIS as Rev Reuben Gregory
ANNA MARIA HORSFORD as Thelma Frye/Gregory
MARIA McDONALD as Michelle
BARBARA MONTGOMERY as Casietta Hetebrink(86-90)
ROZ RYAN as Amelia Hetebrink
FRANKLYN SEALES as Lorenzo Hollingsworth(86-87)
JESTER HAIRSTON as Rolly Forbes
ROSETTA LE NOIRE as Leola Forbes(87-89)

crew details
Creator: Ed Weinberger
Producers: Ken Johnston, Bob Peete, Marilyn Lancar

production details
Country: USA
Network and Production Companies: NBC – Carson – Stein & Illes
Duration: 110×25 minute episodes
Aired From: 1986-1991





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