Ben Powers who played "Keith", on "Good Times", has passed away according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 64.

Powers played the husband to Bernandette Stanis' character "Thelma" during the final season of Good Times. "Keith" who was a pro football player married "Thelma" only to injure his leg while walking out the church in a classic episode that led to their relationship being strained.

Courtesy Of Time Magazine

 

Mr. Powers performed and made guest appearances in other movies and tv shows including Laverne & ShirleyGimme A Break, and Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer.

Powers died on April 6th in New Bedford, Massachusetts and was survived by his mother and sisters Yvonne and Maya. We send our condolences to his family, friends and fans.