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Marla Gibbs - actress, writer, (b 06/14/1931 Chicago) known for playing the feisty maid on the Jefferson's tv show


Marla Gibbs (born Margaret Theresa Bradley, June 14, 1931) is an American television and film actress and singer. She is best remembered for playing Louise & George Jefferson's sarcastic maid, Florence Johnston, on The Jeffersons (1975-1985, CBS). She also starred as Mary Jenkins on the television series 227 (1985-1990, NBC). She co-wrote the theme song for 227 with songwriter Ray Colcord, and owned a jazz club in South Centra LA called "Marla's Memory Lane Jazz & Supper Club from 1981 to…

Helen Dorothy Martin (1909-2000) was an American actress of stage and television who perhaps most well known for her role in the sitcom 227 as Marla Gibbs neighbor Pearl. Wikipedia Born: July 23, 1909, St. Louis Died: March 25, 2000, Monterey