Ja’net Dubois of Good Times has Passed Away
Ja'net Dubois, who we all knew and loved on Good Times, has passed away.
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Ja'net, who played Willona Woods on Good Times has died at the age of 74. According to TMZ, her family says she died unexpectedly in her sleep. She had appeared to be in good health and sources told TMZ that she hadn't been complaining about any health ailments.
She began her career on Broadway, acting in plays such as "Golden Boy" and "A Raisin In The Sun." She also made her round in plenty of movies, including "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka", "Tropic Thunder" and "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle." She snagged two Emmy awards for her work on "The PJs."
"Ja'Net is the co-founder of the "Pan African Film & Arts Festival", which showcases global films about people of African descent and fine arts. She is a community activist whose DuBois Care Foundation's mission is to empower youth by supporting afterschool programs." ~ IMDB
I have the DVD sets of Good Times and I have remained a fan of Willona. She was always looking fabulous. I also recognized her voice singing the theme song for the Jeffersons, which she composed as well. She is survived by her three children. She will be missed!