Good Times star Ja'Net DuBois dies at 74

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Norman Lear, who executive produced "Good Times", noted that DuBois co-wrote and sang the iconic theme song for "The Jeffersons".

"Good Times" star Ja'net Dubois passed away in her sleep and was found dead on Tuesday.

Dubois's work on "The PJs" earned her two Emmys for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in 1999 and 2001. A cause of death has not been disclosed.

TMZ said Dubois was survived by three children. Flex Alexander, who worked with DuBois briefly on his series One on One, penned a heartfelt message to the late actress saying, "You should have been given way more flowers while you were here, you helped pave the way for African American Actresses, you will be missed".

Dubois portrayed Willona Woods, the sassy neighbor to the Evans family.

Of course, Good Times wasn't DuBois only connect to Learland. "We are praying for your family". "I'm grateful in recent years I had a chance to see her and create more lasting memories".

"Oh man! Just saw you!"

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"I am so very saddened to hear my longtime friend Ja'Net DuBois has passed away", Jackson wrote.

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Portrait of the cast of the television show 'Good Times, ' Los Angeles, California, August 5, 1977.

DuBois' career started in theater, where she appeared in Broadway productions of "Golden Boy" and "A Raisin in the Sun", according to a biography on her website.

DuBois' Willona was a "true diva back then, fancy dressing, the wigs, doing the thing. the real woman woman", said Stanis.

A co-founder of the Pan African Film & Arts Festival, DuBois also starred in the likes of mockflick I'm Gonna Git You Sucka and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle as well as A Different World, Moesha, The Steve Harvey Show, and The Wayans Bros, among others, on TV.

The singer shared a number of throwback pics of her and Ja'Net, who played her character's adoptive mom in the comedy show.

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