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Marla Gibbs
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Marla Gibbs

Marla Gibbs (born 1931 in Chicago) is an African American actress, most known for her role as the sarcastic maid, Florence Johnston, on The Jeffersons, as well as the starring role of housewife Mary Jenkins in 227.

She starred in a series of commercials for Accent brand seasoning.

Her sister is the actress Susie Garrett, who appeared on Punky Brewster.

Gibbs was born in and grew up in Chicago, Illinois.

Currently, Marla has a famous Jazz club in South Central L.A. called Marla's Memory Lane Jazz and Supper Club at 2323 West Martin Luther King Blvd. L.A., CA (323-294-8430) and has had many memorable Jazz performers.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Marla Gibbs Facts

BirthdayJune 14, 1931 (92)
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Marla Gibbs compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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