Rolly Forbes was a fictional character on the series, Amen, and was portrayed by Jester Hairston.
Rolly Forbes is a kind, loving Senior citizen
, who is the old voice of reason, he was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
on November 4
. Over The Years, Rolly had worked with the holy Deacon Ernest Frye
as the chairman and as the ensemble with Thelma
, The Reverend
, and Amelia
, but in 1987, Proposed marriage to his love, Leola Henderson (Rosetta LeNoire
/Montrose Hagins), basically, in the fourth episode in the first season, Rolly has his eye on her, and asks the Deacon
to speak for her on his behalf, the plan suddenly backfires, thinking that Deacon Frye likes Leona, but he has his eye on the other waitress, Hannah, and realizes that he does not know Leona.
Rolly Forbes is a quiet, smart, and the old voice-of reason, who help out many people (even in the church) with their problems.