Damon Evans (born November 24, 1949, Baltimore, Maryland) is an American actor, best known as one of the two actors who played Lionel Jefferson on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons. He portrayed the character from the 1975-76 season until early 1978). He also portrayed the young Alex Haley (ages 17-25) in the ABC television miniseries Roots: The Next Generations. Evans attended the Interlochen Academy on a Reader\s Digest Scholarship. After graduation, he attended the Boston Conservatory of Music. While in Boston he appeared in productions of Two if by Sea, Hair (play), and The Corner (play) at the Theatre Company of Boston. His off-Broadway credits include performances in A Day in the Life of Just About Everyone, Bury the Dead (for the Urban Arts Corp) and Love Me, Love My Children. He made his Broadway debut in The Me Nobody Knows. Other Broadway credits include Via Galactica and Lost
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