‘Good Times’ Star, Ja’Net DuBois, Found Dead at 74

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Ja’net DuBois, who played Willona Woods on the classic sitcom “Good Times,” was found dead Tuesday. She was 74.

If you remember, Willona was the gossipy divorcee and next-door neighbor of the Evans family. She was also the auntie of Penny, played by a young Janet Jackson on the show.

The actress died “unexpectedly” in her sleep at her home in Glendale, California, reports TMZ. It’s unclear who found DuBois’ body Tuesday morning, according to the report, which claims that she appeared to be in good health in recent weeks.

DuBois was recently seen smiling alongside “Good Times” cast members Ralph Carter, Jimmie Walker, BernNadette Stanis and Johnny Brown for the