Hollywood actress Ja’net Dubois who played the vivacious neighbour Willona Woods in the classic ’70s TV series “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons”, has died.
The body of the actress was said to have been found on Tuesday, as she died in her sleep overnight at her home in Glendale, CA. But it is unclear who discovered her body and where. She was just 74.
According to the report by TMZ, Ja’net Dubois never complained of any specific ailments recently and appeared to be in good health to those around her. She even attended a fan event in Hollywood a couple of weeks ago.
She appeared in tons of movies over the years, including “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka”, “Tropic Thunder” and “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.”
Ja’net’s acting career began on Broadway, where she was cast in a number of plays including “Golden Boy” with Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Gossett Jr. — plus “A Raisin In The Sun.”
She also won two Emmy awards for her voice-over work on “The PJs.”
Ja’net is survived by her 3 children.