Alton Adelbert Powers (July 5, 1950 – April 6, 2015), known professionally as Ben Powerswas an American actor.Powers was best known for his role as Thelma Evans’s (portrayed by Bern Nadette Stanis) husband, Keith Albert Anderson, during the sixth and final season of the CBS sitcom Good Times (1978–79). He attended the Rhode Island School of Design.Powers got his first break in the 1970s with Adrian Hall, director at Trinity Repertory Theater in Providence. Maya Breuer,
Mr. Powers sister will accept the award at the Festival’s Closing Program at Trinity Rep on Monday, April 16 at 5:30pm.