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Jim Bowman
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Vincent Gardenia as Jim Bowman
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Secretly sells his home, which is next door to the Bunkers, to the Jeffersons, much to the chagrin of Archie, who soon finds out
Character information
Appeared on: All in the Family
Episodes appeared in: "Lionel Moves Into the Neighborhood" (Season 1)
Character played by: Vincent Gardenia
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Jim Bowman is a character in the Season 1 episode of All in the Family titled "Lionel Moves Into the Neighborhood" (episode #8). He was played by Vincent Gardenia, who would appear in a later episode as Curtis Rempley, in the Season 3 episode "The Bunkers and the Swingers" (#7) (as a swinger opposite Rue McClanahan), then as a cast regular in the part of liberal-minded househusband Frank Lorenzo in Season 4 opposite Betty Garrett who would play his factory-working, mechanically-inclined, liberal wife Irene.

About Jim

Jim is the nervous next door neighbor of Archie who, after the death of his wife, sought to move out of their home, and needing to find a more affordable place to live, desperately and secretly sold his house to the Jeffersons amid pressure from the neighborhood not to sell to a minority.