'Good Times' star Ja'Net Dubois dies at 74

Ja’Net Dubois, who played Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons” dies at age 74.


Ja’Net Dubois, who played Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons” dies at age 74.

Dubois played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang 'Movin' On Up,' the theme song for “The Jeffersons.”

Stanis said Dubois appeared to be in good health and they had appeared two weeks ago at a signing event. She noted that Dubois kept to herself and no one knew exactly how old she was.Dubois’ Willona was the single, sexy neighbor and best friend to star Esther Rolle’s Florida Evans. Though the comedy had plenty of one-liners, DuBois’ appearances gave an extra dose of comedic relief.

TV Land remembers"Good Times" star Ja'net Dubois. In addition to being the Evans family's lovable neighbor, Willona, Dubois composed and sang"Movin' on Up" the iconic theme song for"The Jeffersons." She was 74 and will be missed.

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Rough week for us who grew up in 70s...Kellye Nakahara of M*A*S*H and now Ja’net DuBois. sullysfca I loved her🥰 What a Stu'Pid name. What a wonderful voice and talent! R.I.P. 🌹 😔 RIPWillona What a beauty. So enjoyed her presence in the show. ❤️ LOVED watching Good Times! Willona was hilarious RIPJanetDubois

She’s moving on up... Great show

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RIP Just lookin out of the window Watching the asphalt grow Seeing how it all looks hand me down Rest in power Ja’Net DuBois. 😢 RIP Queen RE-PORETDLY AD DYED N ER ZSLEEP! ZSHE ADN’T BYN ZSAY’D 2 AVE AD INEE ZSYKNEZZ!😎💀 🙏 Rest in peace ❤❤ 🌻 What a career! Thank you for many years of laughter. You will be missed. RIP.

I loved her on Goodtimes she was a great role model to the young JanetJackson So sad, prayers for her family.

Ja’Net DuBois, ‘Good Times’ Actress, Dies at 74Ja’Net DuBois, known for her turn as Willona Woods on “Good Times,” was found dead in her Glendale, Calif. home on Tuesday. Her family told TMZ the actress died unexpectedly in he… RIP and my condolences to her family and loved ones. Wilona. Wilona Woods

Songwriter and 'Good Times' actress Ja'Net DuBois diesJa'Net DuBois, actress who played Willona Woods on the TV classic 'Good Times' and composed and sang the theme song for 'The Jeffersons,' has died at the age of 74. So sad she was great NOOOOOOOOO!!! 😢😢😢 I Will never forget the 'jokes and Sassyness she brought to one of my favorite sitcoms ' sleep in heavenly peace 💐🙏🏿💕💐🙏🏿💕💐🙏🏿💕💐🙏🏿💕

'Good Times' star Ja'Net DuBois dies at 74Actress and singer Ja'Net DuBois has died at her Glendale, Calif. home. She was 74. According to the Associated Press,… Such a classy and talented woman. RIP Ja'net Rip She was 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 on Good Times.

'Good Times' Star Ja'net DuBois Dead at 74'Good Times' actress Ja'net DuBois dead at 74. Omg this is soooo heartbreaking. Her voice and talent will be missed. She was like all kinds of entertainment in ANY role giving to her. PHENOMENAL woman and actress Rip Ja'net DuBois 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 Damn. I grew up with her on Good Times and The Wayans Bros. May she RIP.

Ja'net DuBois, 'Good Times' Actress, Dead at 74: ReportJa'net DuBois, star of the acclaimed sitcom Good Times, has died. May she RIP... EveryoneWantsToBeRemembered PayItForward Empathy To pay tribute visit I'm sure she will be missed

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