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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 »

Known For

Good Times
Good Times Willona Woods
(1974-1979)
The PJs
The PJs Mrs. Avery
(1999-2001)
Tropic Thunder
Tropic Thunder Soundtrack
(2008)

Filmography

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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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Other Works:

Co-wrote and sang the theme song "Movin' On Up" for the TV series The Jeffersons (1975). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ja'Net Du Bois | Ja'net Du Bois | Jeannette Du Bois | Jeanette DuBois | Ja'net Dubois | Jeanette Dubois | Ja'net du Bois

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Despite the controversy, she enjoyed working with Esther Rolle on Good Times (1974). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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