Sadly, Alton "Ben" Powers who is known for his role in the 1970s CBS television series "Good Times," passed away recently at age 64.
According to the Auclair Funeral Home, Powers died on Monday, April 6, in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Details and cause of his death were not released.
Alton Adelbert Powers was born on July 5, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York. He was an actor known for playing Keith Anderson, a football player and the husband of Thelma Evans, played by Bern Nadette Stanis, in "Good Times." He also became famous for Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980) and Uncensored (1984).
Of interest, fans took to social media to pay tribute to Ben Powers. Check out what people were saying at WOKV.
Speaking of TV series, Full House is officially coming back to TV! John Stamos shared the good news on the recent episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. "We've been working on this for many, many years," he explained.
The new 13-episode series – Fuller House – will be on Netflix next year and Stamos (who will produce and guest star) explained that it will start off with a one-hour reunion and then be a spinoff series featuring DJ Tanner (Candace Cameron-Bure) and her three kids, along with her sister Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin) and neighbor Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber). Catch more at People Magazine.