Los Angeles: Actor Ben Powers, known for his role in the sitcom 'Good Times', passed away at the age of 64.

Powers died on April 6 in Rhode Island, his family announced, reports thehollywoodreporter.com.

He joined the cast of 'Good Times' for its sixth and final season (1979), playing Keith Anderson, a professional football player and Thelma's (Bern Nadette Stanis) husband.

"My condolences goes out to the family of Ben Powers, who passed a few days ago. He was a great actor and great friend who is gone too soon. He will be missed by many. Until next lifetime, my friend," Stanis wrote on social networking website Facebook.