This “What’s Happening” Actress Is “Willona’s” REAL LIFE Daughter! OMG!

Posted On : March 9, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-10-23 at 11.35.13 AMthe What’s Happening “Shirley’s Date” episode in the video below, where she played the girl who got stood up by “Dwayne” and threw a drink in his face. She’s played a student, a cheerleader and various other roles on Good Times and What’s Happening between 1976 and 1979. Check out Ja’Net’s daughter, Rani Dubois here…

Today you might find Rani making public appearances with her Mom, and if you haven’t seen these two in recent years, they are just as beautiful as EVER! A lot of us fellas had a crush on “Willona” back in the day and we still have a crush on her now! Check out these beautiful women…

Ja'Net Dubois (R) with her daughter, Rani Dubois (L)
Ja’Net Dubois (R) with her daughter, Rani Dubois (L)

janet dubois willona and daughterwillona and daughter7 An Old School fun fact about Ja’Net Dubois is that although she played the best friend of JJ’s mother, “Florida,” she is only¬†2 years older than Jimmie Walker (“JJ”). Wow, who knew? Ja’Net is 70 years young and Jimmie is 68. Wouldn’t have thought that based on their roles on Good Times.
Jimmie Walker Another fun fact is that Ja’Net Dubois and Janet Jackson are still very close and Janet sees her as a mentor.
janet and j jacksonThank you “Willona” for making us laugh and having that sassy attitude while doing it.
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