Ever Wonder What Happened To “Mad Dog” From Good Times? We Found Him!

Posted On : February 24, 2015

mad dog small“Mad Dog” is one of the most memorable characters from Good Times and we wanted y’all to see what he’s been doing since leaving the spotlight. Now wait a minute, we can’t talk about where “Mad Dog” is now, without reminiscing about where he’s been. Let us go back to one of the most classic lines from Good Times.

Do you remember this exchange between “Thelma” and “Mad Dog”?

Mad Dog:THELMA? Where did you get a name like that from?
Thelma: When I was born my mother took one look at me and called me Thelma. Just like when you were born your mother took one look at you and called you MAD DOG!

mad dog and jjYeah, takes you back, right? He played that part to a tee. His real name is Oscar DeGruy and although he played a street dude with the afro on Good Times, he was actually a member of the Black Panther Party in real life at that time.

So where has “Mad Dog” been all these years? Flip the page to find out. You might be surprised by this one…