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The Jeffersons and 227
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Marla Gibbs (born June 14, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois) is an African-American television and film actress. She is best known for her role as Isabel Sanford`s and Sherman Hemsley`s sarcastic maid, Florence Johnston, on The Jeffersons and its short-lived spinoff, Checking In. She also starred as Mary Jenkins on the television series 227. In recent years, Gibbs had a recurring role on the NBC daytime drama, Passions, as the foul-mouthed, and somewhat hateful "Aunt Irma Johnson." Gibbs owned a jazz club in South Central L.A. called "Marla`s Memory Lane Jazz and Supper Club" from 1981 to 1999. She released a music CD, "It`s Never Too Late", in May 2006. Marla Gibbs also co-wrote 227`s theme song with television songwriter Ray Colcord.
Gibbs who is divorced, has three adult children (2 sons and a daughter, whom she had by the age of 20). She was first married at the age of 13. Gibbs is also the younger sister of late supporting actress Susie Garrett, who co-starred with actress Soleil Moon Frye and veteran character actor George Gaynes on the 1980s NBC-TV sitcom show Punky Brewster.
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Marla Gibbs (born Margaret Theresa Bradley; June 14, 1931) is an American television and film actress and singer. She is best known for playing Louise and George Jefferson's feisty maid, Florence Johnston, on The Jeffersons. She also starred in the show's spin-off Checking In. Since the death of co-star Sherman Hemsley in July 2012, she, Damon Evans, Jay Hammer and Berlinda Tolbert are the only surviving Jeffersons cast members. Later, she starred as Mary Jenkins on the hit television series 227 and appeared in the film Madea's Witness Protection (2012). She currently has a recurring role as Grandma Eddy on the Byron Allen-produced sitcom The First Family.
Actress, comedian, singer
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