Freeman F. Gosden

Writer, Actor, Producer

Writer, Actor, Producer


Freeman F. Gosden was born on May 5, 1899 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Freeman Fisher Gosden. He was a writer and actor, known for Check and Double Check (1930), The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951) and The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935). He was married to Jane S. Gosden and Leta Marie Schreiber. He died on December 10, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Birth date
1899-05-05
Death date
1982-12-10

Known For


The Amos 'n Andy Show
The Amos 'n Andy Show
Writer (1951-1955)
Calvin and the Colonel
Calvin and the Colonel
Writer (1961-1962)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterCalvin and the Colonel
(TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes) - Back to Nashville (1962) ... (creator) - Colonel Traps a Thief (1962) ... (creator) - The Carnappers (1962) ... (creator) - Ring Reward (1962) ... (creator) - Magazine Romance (1962) ... (creator) Show all 26 episodes
1961-1962
WriterThe Amos 'n Andy Show
(TV Series) (creator - 78 episodes) - The Meal Ticket (1955) ... (creator - as Freeman Gosden) - Story of the Invisible Glass (1955) ... (creator - as Freeman Gosden) - The Kingfish Becomes a Press Agent (1955) ... (creator - as Freeman Gosden) - Kingfish Teaches Andy to Fly (1955) ... (creator - as Freeman Gosden) - The Insurance Policy (1955) ... (creator - as Freeman Gosden) Show all 78 episodes
1951-1955
RoleTitleYear
ActorCalvin and the Colonel
(TV Series) Colonel Montgomery J. Klaxon - Back to Nashville (1962) ... Colonel Montgomery J. Klaxon (voice) - Colonel Traps a Thief (1962) ... Colonel Montgomery J. Klaxon (voice) - The Carnappers (1962) ... Colonel Montgomery J. Klaxon (voice) - Ring Reward (1962) ... Colonel Montgomery J. Klaxon (voice) - Magazine Romance (1962) ... Colonel Montgomery J. Klaxon (voice) Show all 26 episodes
1961-1962
ActorThe Amos 'n Andy Show
(TV Series) Narrator - The Christmas Story (1952) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
1952
ActorThe Big Broadcast of 1936
Amos
1935
ActorThe Lion Tamer
(Short) Amos Jones (voice)
1934
ActorThe Rasslin' Match
(Short) Amos Jones (voice)
1934
ActorCheck and Double Check
Amos
1930
RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Amos 'n Andy Show
(TV Series) (producer)
1951
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackCheck and Double Check
(performer: "Am I Blue?" (1929) - uncredited)
1930
RoleTitleYear
ThanksAmos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy
(TV Movie documentary) (special thanks - as Freeman Gosden)
1983
RoleTitleYear
SelfThis Is Your Life
(TV Series) Self - Mervyn LeRoy (1960) ... Self
1960
SelfUnusual Occupations L-1-3, No. 3
(Documentary short) Self / Amos Jones (as Freeman Gosden)
1942
SelfScreen Snapshots: Seeing Hollywood
(Documentary short) Self - Rose Bowl Parade Spectator
1940
SelfThe March of Time: Volume 1, Number 5
(Documentary short) Self (as Amos and Andy)
1937
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageJazz
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Amos (from 'Check and Double Check' (1930)) (uncredited)
2001
Archive footageBiography
(TV Series documentary) Amos - Huey Long: The Kingfish (1995) ... Amos (uncredited)
1995
Archive footageMo' Funny: Black Comedy in America
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1993
Archive footageEmpire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio
(Documentary) Self - Prepares for Amos 'n' Andy Broadcast (uncredited)
1991
Archive footageClassic Comedy Teams
(Video documentary) Amos Jones
1986
Archive footageAmos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy
(TV Movie documentary) Self / Amos (as Freeman Gosden)
1983
Archive footageMoviestar Cartoons
(Video documentary) Self
1983
Archive footageOf Black America
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Andy - Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed (1968) ... Andy
1968
Archive footageHollywood My Home Town
(Documentary) Self
1965
Archive footageThe Return of October
Amos (uncredited)
1948