Damon Evans

Active - 1985 - 1985  |   Born - Nov 24, 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States  |   Genres - Comedy

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  • Won a scholarship to attend Interlochen Arts Academy High School in Michigan. 
  • Featured in the 1971 Broadway production of The Me Nobody Knows.
  • Auditioned for role of James 'J.J.' Evans Jr. in the CBS series Good Times; lost out to Jimmie Walker.
  • In 1975, replaced Michael Evans as Lionel Jefferson in the CBS comedy series The Jeffersons
  • Nominated for a Best Actor Olivier Award in 1992 for portrayal of Joe in the London stage production of Carmen Jones.
  • Has sung with the London Symphony Orchestra.