Wallace “Wally” Amos was the first black talent agent with the William Morris Agency of New York in 1962. He represented major music legends like Diana Ross & the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke and Simon & Garfunkel. To attract clients, he sent them homemade cookies using a famous family recipe....Wallace “Wally” Amos was the first black talent agent with the William Morris Agency of New York in 1962. He represented major music legends like Diana Ross & the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke…

Wallace “Wally” Amos was the first black talent agent with the William Morris Agency of New York in 1962. He represented major music legends like Diana Ross & the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke and Simon & Garfunkel. To attract clients, he sent them homemade cookies using a famous family recipe....Wallace “Wally” Amos was the first black talent agent with the William Morris Agency of New York in 1962. He represented major music legends like Diana Ross & the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke…

Wally Amos - Cookie Creator - Wally Amos Videos - Biography.com

Wally Amos - Cookie Creator - Wally Amos Videos - Biography.com

Amazing When The Chips Are Down...Make Cookies: How Wally Amos Went From Failing Celebrity Talent Agent To Household Name

Amazing When The Chips Are Down...Make Cookies: How Wally Amos Went From Failing Celebrity Talent Agent To Household Name

Wally Amos was born on July 1, 1936, in Tallahassee, Florida. He started in the mailroom of the William Morris Agency and in 1962 became the first black talent agent in their history. As an agent, he signed Simon & Garfunkel and headed the agency's rock 'n' roll department. In 1975, he opened the first Famous Amos store. In 1998, Keebler purchased the brand, keeping Amos as the spokesperson.

Wally Amos was born on July 1, 1936, in Tallahassee, Florida. He started in the mailroom of the William Morris Agency and in 1962 became the first black talent agent in their history. As an agent, he signed Simon & Garfunkel and headed the agency's rock 'n' roll department. In 1975, he opened the first Famous Amos store. In 1998, Keebler purchased the brand, keeping Amos as the spokesperson.

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Wally Amos - Speaker & Author ...  "Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you." -- Wally Amos

Wally Amos - Speaker & Author ... "Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you." -- Wally Amos

Eunique Jones Gibson's 'Because of Them, We Can' Campaign (Wallie Amos of "Famous Amos" cookies!)

Eunique Jones Gibson's 'Because of Them, We Can' Campaign (Wallie Amos of "Famous Amos" cookies!)

Did you know Wally Amos, founder of Famous Amos cookies, was born in Tallahassee in 1936? Learn more about local African-American heritage here: http://www.visittallahassee.com/blog/2015/jan/14/celebrate-tallahassees-black-history-all-year/. #IHeartTally

Did you know Wally Amos, founder of Famous Amos cookies, was born in Tallahassee in 1936? Learn more about local African-American heritage here: http://www.visittallahassee.com/blog/2015/jan/14/celebrate-tallahassees-black-history-all-year/. #IHeartTally

Wally Amos, an Air Force veteran who worked as a talent agent with the William Morris Agency (He actually signed Simon and Garfunkel and worked with the Supremes and Marvin Gaye.), took the advice from friends and opened, "Famous Amos Cookies", on March 10, 1975. It was located at Sunset Boulevard and Formosa Avenue. The business earned $300,000 that year and had $12 million in revenue by 1982 proving that chocolate chip cookies are just as American as apple pie.

Wally Amos, an Air Force veteran who worked as a talent agent with the William Morris Agency (He actually signed Simon and Garfunkel and worked with the Supremes and Marvin Gaye.), took the advice from friends and opened, "Famous Amos Cookies", on March 10, 1975. It was located at Sunset Boulevard and Formosa Avenue. The business earned $300,000 that year and had $12 million in revenue by 1982 proving that chocolate chip cookies are just as American as apple pie.

Cookie Kahuna on Shark Tank   Famous Wally Amos New Cookie Company - Episode 804 - October 7, 2016    Famous Wally Amos Cookie Kahuna appea...

Cookie Kahuna on Shark Tank Famous Wally Amos New Cookie Company - Episode 804 - October 7, 2016 Famous Wally Amos Cookie Kahuna appea...

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