Actor Spencer Williams
@ Los Angeles Public Library
DescriptionTitle supplied by cataloger.Portrait of actor Spencer Williams, signed with "Thoughtfully yours, Spencer Williams, Jr., Andy." Photograph caption reads, "The face that has been peering at you from your TV screen will peer at you in person beginning Friday (14). It belongs to Spencer Williams, the slow, lumbering, beloved character known as Andy Brown in the Amos n' Andy TV series. Andy is one of the many notable artists in the musical comedy, 'Simply Heavenly', which opens Friday at 8:30 PM on the stage of the Carmel Theatre, Santa Monica and Crescent Heights Boulevards, Los Angeles. This is the successful musical extravaganza with an all-Negro cast that stayed from an entire year in New York, the first to play L.A. in many a year." Photograph dated March 26, 1958.
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