Tag Archives: Ja’Net DuBois

Johnny Brown from ‘Good Times’ Dies @ 84

Johnny Brown, who played the perennial punching bag Bookman on the classic Norman Lear (b. 1922) sitcom Good Times, died March 2 at 84. It was the best of times, it was the Good of Times (Image via CBS) His Broadway actress daughter Sharon Catherine Brown, 60, announced his passing in an anguished Instagram post on Friday:…
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Ja’Net DuBois’s Family: She Was Cab Calloway’s Daughter

Good Times star Ja'Net DuBois, who died last month unexpectedly, was a colorful person with some holes in her personal story — but who would have predicted her death certificate would claim her birth father was big-band legend Cab Calloway? According to her family, DuBois' mother was Lillian Gouedy, as previously known, but her father…
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