“Good Times” American Actress Ja’net Dubois Dies At 74
Jeannette Dubois known professionally as Ja’Net DuBois, was an American actress, singer–songwriter and dancer. DuBois was best known for her portrayal of Willona Woods, the neighborhood gossip maven and a friend of the Evans family on the sitcom Good Times, which originally aired from 1974 to 1979. DuBois additionally co–wrote and sang the theme song “Movin’ on Up” for The Jeffersons, which originally aired from 1975 until 1985.
She was found dead at her home in Glendale on Tuesday morning , february 18, she was reportedly died unexpectedly in her sleep over night.
Dubois’s work on “The PJs” earned her two Emmys for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in 1999 and 2001. She also earned a NAACP Image Award nomination in 1998 for a guest appearance on “Touched by an Angel.
In addition to acting, Dubois also co-wrote and sang the “Jeffersons” theme song, “Movin’ on Up.”
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