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DuBois as Willona Woods on the CBS television series Good Times circa 1976.
August 5, 1932 or
August 5, 1938 or
August 5, 1945
|Died||February 17, 2020
February 17, 2020 (aged 81)
February 17, 2020 (aged 74)
Glendale, California, U.S.
|Known for||Willona Woods – Good Times
Ma Bell – I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
Ms. Avery – The PJs
Jeannette Dubois (August 5, 1932 – February 17, 2020), better known as Ja'Net DuBois, was an American actress, singer, songwriter and dancer. She is best known for her role as Willona Woods in the sitcom Good Times (1974–1979). DuBois co-wrote and sang the theme song "Movin' on Up" for animated series The Jeffersons. She also won two Primetime Emmy Awards for her voice work in The PJs.
Sources differ on the birth date and birthplace of DuBois. She was either born in 1932, 1938 or 1945 in either Brooklyn, New York or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She grew up in Amityville, New York, on Long Island. She had at least three children.
DuBois died on February 17, 2020 in Glendale, California.
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