Jimmie Walker

Born Jun 25, 1947
Age 68
Hometown The Bronx
Religion Christian
Height 6' 6" (198 cm)
Nationality American
Other Names James Carter Walker
Eye Color Black

James Lewis 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. (John Amos, the actor who portrayed Walker's father on Good Times, was in real life just eight years older than Walker.) Walker was 32 years old when the show ended its run at the end of the 1978–79 season. … 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


2010 63 Years Old In 2010, Walker made a cameo appearance in the movie Big Money Rustlas.
2011 64 Years Old In 2011, Walker did a Syfy channel movie Super Shark. … Read More
According to an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show on June 27, 2012, Walker stated he has never been married and has never had any children.
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