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Ja'Net Dubois

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Also Known As: Ja'Net Du Bois Died:
Born: August 5, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cast ... actor


Veteran television actress and singer Ja'Net DuBois is best known for her role on the series Good Times and for writing the theme song for "The Jeffersons." She began her career working in television, appearing on shows such as "Sanford and Son," "Shaft," "Kojak" and the soap "Love of Life," before landing a part on "Good Times" in 1974. DuBois played witty gossip girl Willona Woods and appeared on 132 episodes of the series. Soon after, DuBois co-write, composed and sang the theme song for "The Jeffersons," which is considered one of the most memorable and recognizable of all-time. DuBois has appeared extensively on television throughout her career, including guest appearances on "Beverly Hills, 90210," "A Different World," "Sister, Sister," "Home Improvement," and "Moesha," and had a recurring role on "The Wayans Bros." as Grandma Ellington. She voiced a character on the TV show "The PJs," for which she won an Emmy Award in 2001, and appeared in the film "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" in 2003.

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