Birth Name: James Carter Walker, Jr.
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 25, 1947
Jimmie Walker is an American comedian and actor. He is known for his role as J.J. Evans on the series Good Times.
Jimmie is the son of Lorena and James Carter Walker. His parents were born in Alabama. He was raised in The Bronx.
Jimmie’s paternal grandfather was James Walker (the son of Robert Walker and Minerva Thomas). James was born in Alabama. Robert was the son of Robert Walker and Dolly.
Jimmie’s paternal grandmother was named Mattie Carter (the daughter of Annie Carter). Mattie was born in Alabama. Annie was the daughter of William Carter and Saphronia.
Jimmie’s maternal grandfather was Cornelius Perryman (the son of George Perryman and Ella Turner). Cornelius was born in Alabama. George was the son of George Perryman and Eliza. Ella was the daughter of Mose Turner and Delia House.
Jimmie’s maternal grandmother was named Lorena Harrison. Lorena was born in Alabama.
Sources: Interview with Jimmie stating that he was born in Brooklyn – https://www.youtube.com
Excerpts from Jimmie’s memoir discussing his family – https://www.popmatters.com
Genealogies of Jimmie’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org
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