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It’s a sad day in Hollywood.
Legendary superstar, Ja’net Dubois reportedly passed away in her sleep.
According to TMZ, the 74-year old singer/actress “died unexpectedly in her sleep overnight at her home in Glendale, CA.” The report also said Ja’net appeared to be in good health.
Ja’net was most known for her roles in ‘Good Times’ playing Willona, the Grandma on ‘Wayans Bros’, Ms. Avery on ‘The PJs’, and for co-writing and singing the theme song for ‘The Jeffersons’. She also appeared in the film, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.
Ja’net also earned two Emmy awards for her voice-over work on “The PJs.”
The iconic star is survived by her three children.
Nobody made an entrance like Willona. Rest, Ja’Net Dubois.❤️ pic.twitter.com/6iieXh3dau
— Rex Chapman