"Good Times" Star Ja'Net DuBois Has Died at 74

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Actress, singer and songwriter Ja'Net DuBois has passed away at the age of 74.

TMZ reports that the actress famous for her role as " Willona Woods" on breakthrough US African-American TV show Good Times was found dead today in her Glendale, CA, home. Her cause of death has yet to be determined.

The multi-talented DuBois was also tapped to write and sing the theme song for fellow CBS TV show focused on black Americans, The Jeffersons.

One of DuBois' sub-plots on Good Times involved her character Willona adopting an abused girl, played by Janet Jackson.

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