Meet 'Good Times' & 'Sandford & Son' Actor Raymond Allen's Actress Daughter Ta-Ronce
Late actor Raymond Allen, in his lifetime, was a force to reckon with during his stint on TV. Allens' grown daughter, Ta-Ronce, continues to live up to his Hollywood legacy.
Hollywood veteran Raymond Allen who recently passed on made a name for himself as a fan favorite in several 70's sitcoms and movies.
While he was at the peak of his career, his daughter, Ta-Ronce, joined him in show business. She even appeared alongside the late star in shows like "Good Times."
TA-RONCE WAS A CHILD STAR
Growing up, Ta-Ronce watched her dad play the witty and comic character of Ned the Wino on 1974's "Good Times." Before long, the youngster joined her dad on the sitcom and played the recurring role of the fictional Michale Evans' girlfriend.
A California native, Ta-Ronce was born in 1960 to Raymond and his wife, Barbara Williams. She caught the acting bug quite early and after appearing in the 70s TV series, she went on to play more roles. Her acting credits include: "Kung Fu," "Police Story," and "Hickey & Boggs."
HOW TA-RONCE KEEPS UP WITH FANS
These days 70s sitcoms fans get to see more of Ta-Ronce on her Facebook page where she shares lovely photos of her fashion and style.
She also gives timely updates on her hobbies and family. Her latest post gave fans a shocker as she announced the passing of her iconic dad. "The Police Story" star emotionally wrote in her post:
"Just wanted to let The Allen Family and friends know that Dad received his wings two hours ago...His laughter will ring in heaven. Rest In Heavenly Peace, Raymond Allen…"
LIFE AND TIMES OF RAYMOND ALLEN
Raymond, who blessed viewers with quality comic content with his roles in "Sanford and Son," "Good Times," and other TV shows, passed on at the age of 91 due to respiratory issues.
Ja'net DuBois (Wilona) and her boyfriend played by J.A. Preston on "Good Times" on April 23, 1976 | Photo: Wikipedia/CBS Television
He passed on after battling with breathing problems at a health facility in California. His illness was unrelated to the novel Coronavirus. A Missouri native, he was the last of twelve children.
The comic icon kicked off his showbiz career in 1946. With time, he gained fame for his roles as Uncle Woodrow and Ned the Wino in "Sanford and Son" and "Good Times," respectively.
Raymond's other acting credits include "The Sanford Arms," "The Love Boat," "Wattstax," and "What's Happening." He stepped away from the acting scene in 1985.
Since 2016, he battled with pneumonia before he stopped responding to treatment. He is survived by two daughters.