DuBois portrayed the bubbly and independent Willona Woods in the popular '70s series.
“Brooklyn was the backdrop for all that Bashar loved," his family said in a statement.
“I’ve been offline for some weeks now. I’ve had to keep a secret out of respect to my mom,” he said.
The Brooklyn native was only 20 years old.
Dubois died Tuesday in her Glendale, California home. She was 74.
The doctor who signed the death certificate told CNN he always wondered, "What went wrong in that room?"
Social media was quick to point out notable names that did not make it into the annual montage.
From the Grammys and Sundance to Instagram, these ladies were on top of their beauty game.
The rising star from Dallas stopped by ESSENCE to give us a quick 101 on all her favorite things and her musical influences.
The rapper's girlfriend told authorities last year that he was dealing with “a drug problem.”
Christmas is all about family time, food and presents! And in that way, the famous are just like us.
The singer stopped by ESSENCE, where he spoke about his new album "HAN."
The artist and his fiancée, Chioma Rowland, made the joyous announcement on Instagram.