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      Ja'net DuBois

      Ja'net DuBois

      Highest Rated: 62% I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)

      Lowest Rated: 10% Heart Condition (1990)

      Birthday: Aug 5, 1945

      Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

      Actress Ja'Net DuBois started her acting career on the stage before moving into TV and film work, most notably as the nosy neighbor Willona Woods on the pioneering African American-focused sitcom "Good Times" (CBS 1974-79). Her film career began mostly with her roles in various films, such as "Five on the Black Hand Side" (1973), the comedy "A Piece of the Action" (1977) with Sidney Poitier and the Keenen Ivory Wayans action movie "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" (1988). She also was featured in the miniseries "The Blue Knight" (1973-74). She had a part on the television special "J.T." (CBS, 1969-1970). She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "Love of Life" (CBS, 1951-1980). In the nineties, DuBois devoted her time to various credits, such as "Heart Condition" (1990), "Penny Ante" (1990) and the Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone hit "Basic Instinct" (1992)She also worked on "Who's the Man?" (1993). DuBois's music was also featured in the comedy sequel "Next Friday" (2000) with Ice Cube, "Hanging Up" (2000) with Meg Ryan and "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" (2008). In addition to her music, DuBois also appeared on-screen in the drama "Waterproof" (1998) with Burt Reynolds and the Cameron Diaz box office smash action flick "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" (2003). DuBois most recently produced the comedy "The Smell of Success" (2011) with Mark Polish. DuBois won an Outstanding Voice-Over Performance Primetime Emmy Award for "The PJs" in 1999 as well as an Outstanding Voice-Over Performance Primetime Emmy Award for "The PJs" in 2001. Ja'Net Du Bois died on February 17, 2020.

      Highest rated movies

      I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
      Heart Condition

      Photos

      FIVE ON THE BLACK HAND SIDE, FROM LEFT: JA'NET DUBOIS, LEONARD JACKSON, 1973 FIVE ON THE BLACK HAND SIDE, FROM LEFT: VIRGINIA CAPERS, CLARICE TAYLOR, JA'NET DUBOIS, 1973 CHARLIE'S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE, Bernie Mac, Ja'net DuBois, Shia Labeouf, 2003, (c) Columbia I'M GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA, Ja'net Dubois, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Dawnn Lewis, 1988. ©United Artists.

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 29% Headlock Producer - 2019
      No Score Yet No Score Yet She's Got a Plan Betty Angelo (Character) - 2016
      41% 40% Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Momma Bosley (Character) $100.8M 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Best Friends for Life Katie Pegues (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 19% Hard Time Lefty (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sophie and the Moonhanger Agnes (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet 73% Magic Island Lucretia (Character) - 1995
      10% 34% Heart Condition Mrs. Stone (Character) $4.1M 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Penny Ante: The Motion Picture Aunt (Character) - 1990
      62% 70% I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Ma Bell (Character) $11.8M 1988
      No Score Yet 80% A Piece of the Action Nellie Bond (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet 45% Five on the Black Hand Side Stormy Monday (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blue Knight Celia Louise (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet J.T. Rodeen Gamble (Character) - 1969

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 95% Cold Case Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet One on One Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The PJs Mrs. Avery (Voice) 1999-2001
      No Score Yet 85% Everybody Loves Raymond Dottie (Guest Star) 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Steve Harvey Show Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Clueless Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wayans Bros. Unknown (Guest Star) 1996-1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Touched by an Angel Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Moesha Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
      No Score Yet 68% Home Improvement Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sister, Sister Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hangin' With Mr. Cooper Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Facts of Life Ethel (Guest Star) 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Times Willona Woods (Character) 1974-1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tattletales Guest 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Paula Thomas (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shaft Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sanford and Son Unknown (Guest Star) 1972