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Ja'net DuBois


Born - 5 August 1932, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died - 18 February 2020

Multi-talented African-American character actress, born Jeannette DuBois and almost always cast as lovable people. A stalwart of the theatre in her early days, she entered films and TV in her thirties and stayed to run up dozens of credits: A Man Called Adam (1966), Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970), The Blue Knight (1973), A Piece of the Action (1977), The Big Easy (1982), I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988), Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (1989), Heart Condition (1990), Magic Island (1995), Waterproof (2000), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) and She's Got a Plan (2016), her last. Also an exhibited painter. The actress and singer Rani DuBois is one of her four children.