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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

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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 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