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He symbolized the 70s American dream of success -- the former kid from the ghetto who rose to wisecracking TV superstardom. While in his element as the broadly strutting, gleamy-toothed J.J. Evans of the popular urban-styled sitcom Good Times (1974), Jimmie Walker lived the extremely good life. Following the series' demise, however, reality again ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Good Times
Good Times James 'J.J.' Evans, Jr.
(1974-1979)
Match Game 73
Match Game 73 Himself - Panelist
(1974-1976)
Airplane!
Airplane! Windshield Wiper Man
(1980)

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 2012 Mr. Box Office (TV Series)
Skis Mabley
- Marcus Drops a Bomb (2012) ... Skis Mabley
 2011 Traffic Light (TV Series)
Swinger Dude
- Bonebag (2011) ... Swinger Dude
 2010-2011 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Johnson (segment "It's Gert") / Johnson
- Episode #2.4 (2011) ... Johnson (segment "It's Gert")
- Episode #1.11 (2010) ... Johnson
 2006-2008 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
Gene / Grandpa Gene
- Everybody Hates Gambling (2007) ... Grandpa Gene
- Everybody Hates Funerals (2006) ... Gene
 2006 Minoriteam (TV Series)
- Balactus: Part II (2006) ... (voice)
 2005 A Very Elimidate Christmas (TV Movie)
Host
 2003 George Lopez (TV Series)
Lionel
- Dubya, Dad and Dating: Part 1 (2003) ... Lionel
 2002 Son of the Beach (TV Series)
Uncle Ben
- Three Days of the Condom (2002) ... Uncle Ben
 2001-2002 Scrubs (TV Series)
Jimmie Walker
- My Bad (2001) ... Jimmie Walker
 2001 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Lewis' Double
- What's Wrong with This Episode IV (2001) ... Lewis' Double (as Jimmy Walker)
 1996 L'histoire du samedi (TV Series)
- Chienne de vie (1996) ... (as Jimmy Walker)
 1996 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Slyde Wilson
- Copies (1996) ... Slyde Wilson
 1996 Night Stand (TV Series)
J.J.
- Night Stand Lite (1996) ... J.J.
 1995 In the House (TV Series)
Darryl
- Nanna Don't Play (1995) ... Darryl
 1995 Deadly Games (TV Series)
Talk Show Host
- The Camp Counselor: Part 1 (1995) ... Talk Show Host
 1987-1988 Bustin' Loose (TV Series)
Sonny Barnes
- It's a Pizza Cake (1988) ... Sonny Barnes
- What's a Nice Girl Like You...? (1988) ... Sonny Barnes
- It's a Great Big Wonderful World (1988) ... Sonny Barnes
- Rudeo and Tricia-ette (1988) ... Sonny Barnes
- Nostalgia Ain't What It Used to Be (1988) ... Sonny Barnes
 1977-1985 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Marvin Jones / Marty Kilmer / Wally / ...
- Till Death Do Us Part-Maybe/Locked Away/Chubs (1978) ... The Late Mickey Garner
 1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
John
- Losers Weepers: Part 1 (1984) ... John
 1984 The Jerk, Too (TV Movie)
Card Player (uncredited)
 1983 At Ease (TV Series)
Sgt. Val Valentine
- The Tar Creek Chronicles (1983) ... Sgt. Val Valentine
- Maxwell's People (1983) ... Sgt. Val Valentine
- Valentine's Day (1983) ... Sgt. Val Valentine
- The Tar Creek Sting (1983) ... Sgt. Val Valentine
- A PFC and a Gentleman (1983) ... Sgt. Val Valentine
 1983 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Tony Brown
- Chop Shop (1983) ... Tony Brown
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Jay
 1982 Today's F.B.I. (TV Series)
Reggie
- Bank Job (1982) ... Reggie
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Jimmie Walker
- If Your Number's Up, Get It Down (1980) ... Jimmie Walker
 1980 Murder Can Hurt You! (TV Movie)
Parks the Pusher
 1980 B.A.D. Cats (TV Series)
Rodney Washington
- Pilot (1980) ... Rodney Washington
 1977 The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened (TV Movie)
Morris Bird III
 1974 Tony Orlando and Dawn (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1974)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jimmie & Samantha | Jimmie C. Walker | Jimmie JJ Walker | Jimmy Walker

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Believe me when I tell you I am lucky to be able to get a laugh here and there in America, And that's a constant fight. Showbiz, I will tell you, is like climbing a greasy pole. Sometimes you get to the top and slide right back down again. See more »

Trivia:

As of 2017, he has never been married nor had any children. Many internet sites claim he has been married since 1980 to former actress Jere Fields only due to their convincing appearances together on Tattletales (1974). They were never an actual couple. In 2017, Walker's private life made headlines when Norman Lear told an interviewer that Jimmie was dating political commentator Ann Coulter. ... See more »

Trademark:

The catchprase "DY-NO-MITE!"

Nickname:

J.J.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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