Ja’net DuBois, the singer and actress best remembered as the neighbor Willona on TV’s Good Times, has died. She was found dead Tuesday morning at her Glendale, California home. She was 74.
The onetime New York stage actress got her big break appearing on Broadway with Sammy Davis Junior and Louis Gossett in the musical Golden Boy. She appeared in several movies and sang the “Movin’ on Up” theme for another Norman Lear hit series, The Jeffersons. More recently, she won two Emmy awards for her voice-over work on The PJs. (TMZ)