“Good Times” actress Ja’net Dubois has died at the age of 74.
Dubois reportedly died unexpectedly in her sleep overnight. She was found dead at her home in Glendale on Tuesday morning, February 18, according to TMZ.
The actress/singer starred on the CBS sitcom “Good Times” from 1974 to 1979 as Willona Woods, the next-door neighbor of the Evans family. She went on to appear in a number of film and TV projects, including voicing one of the main characters on the animated series “The PJs.”
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.”