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PASADENA, CA - SEPTEMBER 28: Actress Ja'net DuBois arrives to the "First-Ever" BET Comedy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium September 28, 2004 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
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SANTA MONICA, CA – MARCH 19: (L-R) Johnny Carter, Actress BernNadette Stanis, Actor Jimmie Walker, Actor John Amos, and Ja’net Dubois accept the Impact Award for “Good Times” onstage at the 2006 TV Land Awards at the Barker Hangar on March 19, 2006 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Dubois acted in films such as I’m Gonna Git You Sucka, Tropic Thunder, and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.However, her career as an actress began on Broadway, and she appeared in a myriad of plays, including Golden Boy with Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Gossett Jr. as well as the famed A Raisin In The Sun. Dubois also did voice-over work for The PJs, which she won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in 1999 and 2001.

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