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Ja'net DuBois

Ja'Net is a multi-talented and diverse performer. She grew up in Brooklyn, NY and began her career on Broadway. She has appeared in various plays, including "Golden Boy" with Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Gossett Jr., and "A Raisin in the Sun". Ja'Net moved onto TV roles, receiving a Peabody Award for a 1969 CBS children's movie J.T. (1969). She then ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1975-1985 The Jeffersons (TV Series) (composer - 253 episodes)
- Red Robins (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- Off-Off-Off-Off Broadway (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Odd Couple (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Truth Hurts (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
- And Up We Go (1985) ... (composer: theme music)
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Best-known for her portrayal of the sassy, energetic busybody and neighbor, "Willona Woods", on the classic 70s TV series Good Times (1974), that's her voice you hear on the "Movin' on Up" theme from The Jeffersons (1975), which she also co-wrote and composed. See more »

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