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Demond Wilson

Actor + Ordanined Minister + Tv Personality
Born Oct 13, 1946

Grady Demond Wilson is an American actor, author, and pastor. He is best known for his role opposite Redd Foxx as Fred Sanford's long-suffering son, Lamont Sanford, in the 1970s’ NBC-TV sitcom Sanford and Son.

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  • S us uk ca mini
    Not Quite The Big One: 'sanford And Son' 38 Years Later
    Huffington Post - Mar 26, 2015
  • Demond Wilson Returns To So. Ga Walb Tv
    Google News - May 20, 2011
  • “Who Are Three People Who Have Never Been In My Kitchen?”: 16 Tv Character ... A.V. Club Chicago
    Google News - May 09, 2011
  • Redd Foxx, Cantankerous Master Of Bawdy Humor, Is Dead At 68
    NYTimes - Oct 13, 1991


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Demond Wilson.


1946 Birth Born on October 13, 1946.


1966 19 Years Old Wilson served in the US Army from 1966–1968 and was in the 4th Infantry Division in Vietnam where he was wounded. … Read More


1970 23 Years Old Wilson later starred as divorcé Raymond Ellis in the short-lived CBS-TV comedy series Baby, I'm Back and as Oscar Madison, opposite actor Ron Glass (who co-starred as Felix Unger) in the ABC TV sitcom The New Odd Couple, a revamped black version of the original 1970-75 series on the same network which starred Jack Klugman and Tony Randall.


1984 37 Years Old In 1984, Wilson became an ordained minister, fulfilling his childhood vow.


1995 48 Years Old Later, in 1995, he founded Restoration House, a center that helps rehabilitate former prison inmates by providing mentoring, spiritual guidance and vocational training.


1998 51 Years Old Wilson has written several Christian books concerning the New Age Movement and its hidden dangers to society. New Age Millennium by Wilson was released by CAP Publishing & Literary Co. LLC on December 1, 1998. (Demond's first name is misspelled "Desmond" on some book selling websites.) Wilson, who has also authored numerous children's books, stated the book to be an "exposé" of certain New Age "symbols and slogans".


2009 62 Years Old Wilson has also authored the book Second Banana: The Bittersweet Memoirs of the Sanford & Son Years, which was scheduled for release on August 31, 2009. … Read More
2011 64 Years Old In summer of 2011 Wilson started appearing with actress Nina Nicole in a touring production of the play The Measure of a Man by playwright Matt Hardwick. … Read More
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