Jimmie Walker

Born Jun 25, 1947

James Carter "Jimmie" Walker is an Puerto Rican actor and stand-up comedian, known for portraying J. J. Evans on the television series Good Times, which ran from 1974 to 1979. While on the show, Walker's character was known for the catchphrase, "Dy-no-mite!", which he also used in his mid-1970s TV commercial for a Panasonic line of cassette and 8-track tape players.… Read More

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1947 Birth Born on June 25, 1947.


1964 17 Years Old As a young man, Walker was a vendor at Yankee Stadium, starting with the 1964 World Series. … Read More


1967 20 Years Old In 1967, Walker began working full-time with WRVR, the radio station of the Riverside Church.
1969 22 Years Old In 1969, Walker began performing as a stand-up comedian and was eventually discovered by the casting director for Good Times, after making appearances on Rowan & Martin's Laugh In and on the Jack Paar Show. … Read More
1974 27 Years Old During Good Times' 1974–75 season, Walker was 26 years old, though his character was much younger. … Read More
1975 28 Years Old During 1975 Walker was also a weekend personality on contemporary R&B music station KAGB 103.9 FM licensed to Inglewood in the Los Angeles market. … Read More


1983 36 Years Old Aside from guest appearances, he starred in the short-lived television series At Ease in 1983 and Bustin' Loose in 1987. … Read More


1996 49 Years Old In 1996, he appeared on split release with Powerviolence band Spazz distributed by Spazz owned label Slap-a-ham records.


2010 63 Years Old In 2010, Walker made a cameo appearance in the movie Big Money Rustlas.
2011 64 Years Old In 2011, Walker appeared in a Syfy channel movie Super Shark.
In 2012, Jimmie Walker's autobiography Dyn-o-mite! … Read More
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