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Good Times Cast List

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Good Times cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Good Times main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Good Times stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Good Times focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Good Times that are on here as well.

Items featured on this list include everything from Gary Coleman to Janet Jackson

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Bern Nadette Stanis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Times Cast List
Good Times
Bernnadette Stanis (born Bernadette Stanislaus, December 22, 1953) is an American actress and author. Stanis is best known for her role as Thelma Ann Evans–Anderson, the only daughter of Florida ...more
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Esther Rolle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Times Cast List
Good Times, Maude, Scarlett
Esther Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was an American actress. Rolle is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude, for two seasons (1972–1974), ...more
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Ja'net Du Bois is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Times Cast List
Good Times, The PJs
Jeannette Dubois (born August 5, 1938 or 1945) (sources differ), known professionally as Ja'Net DuBois, Ja'net DuBois, and Ja'Net Du Bois (), is an American actress, singer–songwriter and ...more
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Gary Coleman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Times Cast List
Married... with Children, Diff'rent Strokes, The Gary Coleman Show
Gary Wayne Coleman (February 8, 1968 – May 28, 2010) was an American actor, comedian, and writer best known for his role as Arnold Jackson in Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986). After a successful ...more
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Janet Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Times Cast List
Good Times, Fame, A New Kind of Family
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. A prominent figure in popular culture, she is known for sonically innovative, socially ...more
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Jimmie Walker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Times Cast List
Good Times, At Ease, B.A.D. Cats
James Carter Walker Jr. (born June 25, 1947) is an American actor and comedian. Walker is best known for portraying James Evans Jr. ("J.J."), the oldest son of Florida and James Evans ...more
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Hal Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Times Cast List
227, Mad Love, Private Benjamin
Halroy Candis Williams (born December 14, 1938) is an American actor, best known for his recurring role as Police Officer Smith ("Smitty") on Sanford and Son (1972–76) and as the ...more
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Johnny Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Times Cast List
Good Times, The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show, Rickety Rocket
Johnny Brown may refer to: Johnny Brown (Scottish boxer) (1901–1961), Scottish boxer, former British welterweight champion Johnny Brown (English boxer) (1902–1976), English boxer Johnny Mack ...more
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John Amos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Times Cast List
The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Good Times, Roots
John Allen Amos Jr. (born December 27, 1939) is an American actor known for his roles as James Evans, Sr. on the CBS television series Good Times and in the 1977 miniseries, Roots, for which he ...more
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Ralph Carter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Times Cast List
Good Times
Ralph David Carter (born May 30, 1961) is an American actor and singer best remembered as Michael Evans, the youngest child of Florida and James Evans, Sr., on the CBS sitcom Good Times from ...more
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Ben Powers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Times Cast List
Good Times
Alton Adelbert Powers (July 5, 1950 – April 6, 2015), known professionally as Ben Powers, was an American actor. Powers was best known for his role as Thelma Evans's (portrayed by Bern Nadette ...more
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Philip Michael Thomas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Times Cast List
Miami Vice, We Are Angels
Philip Michael Thomas (born May 26, 1949) is an American retired actor and musician. Thomas' most famous role is that of detective Ricardo Tubbs on the hit 1980s TV series Miami Vice. His first ...more
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Roscoe Lee Browne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Times Cast List
Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light, NET Playhouse, Ring Raiders
Roscoe Lee Browne (May 2, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American actor and director known for his rich voice and dignified bearing. He resisted playing stereotypically black roles, instead ...more