Ja'Net DuBois

Actor
Veteran television actress and singer Ja'Net DuBois is best known for her role on the series Good Times and for writing the theme song for "The Jeffersons". She began her career working in television, appearing on shows ... Read more »
Born: 08/04/1945

Filmography

Actor (50)

Cold Case 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Crossing Jordan 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

TV Land Awards 2006 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Boomtown 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003 (Movie)

Momma Bosley (Actor)

One on One 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

A Different World 1990 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Clueless 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Hangin' With Mr. Cooper 1991 - 1994, 1996 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Home Improvement 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Martin 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Moesha 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Sister, Sister 1991 - 1994, 1996 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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The PJs 1998 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Steve Harvey Show 1991 - 1994, 1996 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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The Wayans Bros 1991 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Touched By an Angel 1990 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Everybody Loves Raymond 2000 (Tv Show)

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Good Times: The E! True Hollywood Story 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Hard Time 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Waterproof 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

Don't Look Back 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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Magic Island 1996 (Movie)

Lucretia (Actor)

ER 1995 (Tv Show)

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Harlan & Merleen 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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The Golden Palace 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Beverly Hills 90210 1992 (Tv Show)

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Heart Condition 1990 (Movie)

Mrs Stone (Actor)

Laugh!s 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Penny Ante 1989 (Movie)

Aunt Rocky (Actor)

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka 1988 (Movie)

Ma Bell (Actor)

Stranded 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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The Tom Swift and Linda Craig Mystery Hour 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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The Big Easy 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

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Good Evening, Captain 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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Love of Life 1951 - 1980 (TV Show)

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A Piece of the Action 1977 (Movie)

Nellie Bond (Actor)

Five on the Black Hand Side 1973 (Movie)

Stormy Monday (Actor)

J.T. 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

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Best Friends For Life (TV Show)

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Good Times (TV Show)

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Hammer, Slammer, and Slade (TV Show)

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Hellinger's Law (TV Show)

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Kids Like These (TV Show)

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Other Women's Children (TV Show)

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Roots: The Next Generations (TV Show)

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Sophie and the Moonhanger (TV Show)

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The Blue Knight (TV Show)

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The Sophisticated Gents (TV Show)

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Music (6)

The X-Files: I Want to Believe 2008 (Movie)

("Movin' On Up") (Song Performer)

Hanging Up 2000 (Movie)

("Movin' On Up") (Song Performer)

Hanging Up 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

Who's the Man? 1993 (Movie)

("Movin On Up") (Song)

Basic Instinct 1992 (Movie)

("Movin' On Up") (Song)

The Jeffersons 1975 - 1985 (TV Show)

Theme Music
Producer (2)

Stay Cool 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Smell of Success 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Veteran television actress and singer Ja'Net DuBois is best known for her role on the series Good Times and for writing the theme song for "The Jeffersons". She began her career working in television, appearing on shows such as "Sanford and Son", "Shaft", "Kojak" and the soap "Love of Life", before landing a part on "Good Times" in 1974. DuBois played witty gossip girl Willona Woods and appeared on 132 episodes of the series. Soon after, DuBois co-write, composed and sang the theme song for "The Jeffersons", which is considered one of the most memorable and recognizable of all-time. DuBois has appeared extensively on television throughout her career, including guest appearances on "Beverly Hills, 90210", "A Different World", "Sister, Sister", "Home Improvement", and "Moesha", and had a recurring role on "The Wayans Bros." as Grandma Ellington. She voiced a character on the TV show "The PJs", for which she won an Emmy Award in 2001, and appeared in the film "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" in 2003.

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