Marla Gibbs

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KNOWN FOR 
The Jeffersons (1975-1985) | The Meteor Man (1993) | Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 13 nominations More »
BORN 
Jun 14, 1931 (age 86)
HEIGHT 
5' 8" (1.73m)

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Projects in Development (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Heaven SentHeaven Sent (TV Series) Minister MazieBelle Jackson (2018)  Less 2018–  Script
  • Primary photo for Good Luck!Good Luck! (TV Movie) Julia Van Sutton  Less $20K Pitch
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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for FlyFly (TV Series) G-Ma Davenport ( 6 episodes, 2018 )  Less 2018 6 Optioned
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Past Film & Video (35 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (54 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Carmichael ShowThe Carmichael Show (TV Series) Francis ( 2 episodes, 2016–2017 )  Less 2016–2017 2
  • Primary photo for Trial & ErrorTrial & Error (TV Series) Mrs. Kratt ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 2
  • Primary photo for Black-ishBlack-ish (TV Series) Mabel ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for TeachersTeachers (TV Series) Mrs. Potts ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for This Is UsThis Is Us (TV Series) George's Dining Companion ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for I Love Bekka & LucyI Love Bekka & Lucy (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode )  Less 2017–  1
  • Primary photo for Jalen Vs. EverybodyJalen Vs. Everybody (TV Movie) Grammie  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Second SightSecond Sight (TV Movie) Nana  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Childrens HospitalChildrens Hospital (TV Series) Flossie ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for American Horror StoryAmerican Horror Story (TV Series) Cassie Royale ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Hot in ClevelandHot in Cleveland (TV Series) Marcia ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for ScandalScandal (TV Series) Rose ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for The BlexicansThe Blexicans (TV Series) Lillian  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Charlie Murphy's LawCharlie Murphy's Law (TV Series) Vera Jenkins ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Reunions (Jan 15, 2014) Vera Jenkins  Less
  • Primary photo for Old SoulOld Soul (TV Movie) Agnes  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The First FamilyThe First Family (TV Series) Grandma Eddy ( 11 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013 11
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  • Primary photo for Mr. Box OfficeMr. Box Office (TV Series) Florence Johnston ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for SouthlandSouthland (TV Series) Ms. Miller ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for House of PayneHouse of Payne (TV Series) Florence Johnston ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Lincoln HeightsLincoln Heights (TV Series) Hazel Roberson ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Georgie - 2005 ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Cherise Barnes ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Listen UpListen Up (TV Series) Jackie Widmer ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for PassionsPassions (TV Series) Aunt Irma ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Arli$$Arli$$ (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The Rerun ShowThe Rerun Show (TV Series) Dr. Beamish ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The King of QueensThe King of Queens (TV Series) Nana Louise ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The HughleysThe Hughleys (TV Series) Hattie Mae Hughley ( 16 episodes, 1998–2002 )  Less 1998–2002 16
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  • Primary photo for Judging AmyJudging Amy (TV Series) Zella Van Exel ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Millie ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Dawson's CreekDawson's Creek (TV Series) Mrs. Fran Boyd ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Grandmother / Old Mother Hubbard ( 2 episodes, 1997–1999 )  Less 1997–1999 2
  • Primary photo for Martial LawMartial Law (TV Series) Delores Samuels / Dolores Parker ( 2 episodes, 1999 )  Less 1999 2
  • Primary photo for 101 Dalmatians: The Series101 Dalmatians: The Series (TV Series) Duchess ( 9 episodes, 1997–1998 )  Less 1997–1998 9
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  • Primary photo for The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) Florence Johnston ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for MartinMartin (TV Series) Miss Minnie ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Dream OnDream On (TV Series) Mrs. Perry ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Lily in WinterLily in Winter (TV Movie) Maize Covington  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Empty NestEmpty Nest (TV Series) Josephine Douglas ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for In the Heat of the NightIn the Heat of the Night (TV Series) Lilly Baker ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for The Fire Next TimeThe Fire Next Time (TV Mini-series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for A Different WorldA Different World (TV Series) Principal Shaw ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Menu for MurderMenu for Murder (TV Movie) Marty Hallard  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for 227227 (TV Series) Mary Jenkins ( 115 episodes, 1985–1990 ) , Creative Consultant ( 114 episodes, 1985–1990 ) , Writer (story) ( 4 episodes, 1987–1990 ) , Performer ("Don't Nobody Bring Me No Bad News") ( 1 episode, 1988 ) , Performer ("He's So Cool") ( 1 episode, 1987 ) , Performer ("Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite") ( 1 episode, 1988 ) , Performer ("Jump (For My Love)") ( 1 episode, 1988 ) , Performer ("Girl Talk") ( 1 episode, 1985 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1985 ) , Performer ("I Heard It Through The Grapevine") ( 1 episode, 1986 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1985–1990 115
    • No Place Like Home (May 6, 1990) Mary Jenkins, Creative Consultant, Writer (story), Writer (teleplay)  Less
    • The Class of '90 (Apr 29, 1990) Mary Jenkins, Creative Consultant  Less
    • Nightmare on 227 (Apr 21, 1990) Mary Jenkins, Creative Consultant  Less
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  • Primary photo for The JeffersonsThe Jeffersons (TV Series) Florence Johnston ( 207 episodes, 1975–1985 ) , Writer (story by) ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1975–1985 207
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  • Primary photo for Pryor's PlacePryor's Place (TV Series) Miss Stern ( 3 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 3
  • Primary photo for Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a ControversyAmos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy (TV Movie) Herself, Special Thanks  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Janet Dalton ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Checking InChecking In (TV Series) Florence Johnston ( 4 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981 4
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  • Primary photo for You Can't Take It with YouYou Can't Take It with You (TV Movie) Rheba  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Arthur Hailey's the MoneychangersArthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (TV Mini-series) Beth Euphrates ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
    • Part III (Dec 12, 1976) Beth Euphrates  Less
  • Primary photo for Barney MillerBarney Miller (TV Series) Mrs. McBee ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Missing Are DeadlyThe Missing Are Deadly (TV Movie) Nurse #1  Less 1975
Self (95 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Unsung HollywoodUnsung Hollywood (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Legacy: 75 Years of Blacks on TelevisionThe Legacy: 75 Years of Blacks on Television (TV Series) Herself  Less 2017– 
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Oprah: Where Are They Now?Oprah: Where Are They Now? (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Flashback TonightFlashback Tonight (TV Series) Herself - Guest  Less 2016–  $20K
  • Primary photo for Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaulGay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Norman Lear: Just Another Version of YouNorman Lear: Just Another Version of You Herself  Less 2016 $70K / —
  • Primary photo for The Actor's ChoiceThe Actor's Choice (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Last LaughThe Last Laugh Herself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2013–2014 )  Less 2013–2014
  • Primary photo for Actors EntertainmentActors Entertainment (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Life AfterLife After (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013
  • Primary photo for EOTM Awards 2013EOTM Awards 2013 (TV Special) Herself  Less 2013 $40K
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Wendy: The Wendy Williams ShowWendy: The Wendy Williams Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Mo'Nique ShowThe Mo'Nique Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The 8th Annual TV Land AwardsThe 8th Annual TV Land Awards (TV Special) Herself - Glee Club  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Leimert Park VoicesLeimert Park Voices Herself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Way Black WhenWay Black When (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Devil's Land'The Making of 'Devil's Land' (Video) Herself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Florence Henderson ShowThe Florence Henderson Show (TV Series) Herself - guest ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black ComedyWhy We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Desperado: Rebel or RoyaltyHollywood Desperado: Rebel or Royalty (Video) Herself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Back to the GrindBack to the Grind (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for TV Land ConfidentialTV Land Confidential (TV Series) Herself - Interviewee ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for In the MixIn the Mix (TV Series) Guest ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The John Kerwin ShowThe John Kerwin Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Chappelle's ShowChappelle's Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Living in TV LandLiving in TV Land (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Surreal LifeThe Surreal Life (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The 4th Annual TV Land AwardsThe 4th Annual TV Land Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & CatchphrasesThe 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases (TV Mini-series) Herself ( 5 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006
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  • Primary photo for 5 Keys to a Healthy Heart5 Keys to a Healthy Heart (Video) Herself  Less 2005 $75K
  • Primary photo for TV's Greatest SidekicksTV's Greatest Sidekicks (TV Special) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 227: Stories from the Stoop227: Stories from the Stoop (Video) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BET Comedy AwardsBET Comedy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for SoapTalkSoapTalk (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Herself - Panelist ( 11 episodes, 1999–2004 )  Less 1999–2004
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  • Primary photo for TV in Black: The First Fifty YearsTV in Black: The First Fifty Years (Video) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The CommiesThe Commies (TV Special) Herself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for CBS at 75CBS at 75 (TV Special) Self  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for I Love the '80sI Love the '80s (TV Series) Herself  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for Inside TV Land: African Americans in TelevisionInside TV Land: African Americans in Television (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Weakest LinkWeakest Link (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 4Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 4 (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Votes for WomenVotes for Women (Short) Self  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Maury Povich ShowThe Maury Povich Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for GeraldoGeraldo (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Vicki!Vicki! (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Chuck Woolery ShowThe Chuck Woolery Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for FuturesFutures (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Motown 30: What's Goin' On!Motown 30: What's Goin' On! (TV Special) Herself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Marsha Warfield ShowThe Marsha Warfield Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The 4th Annual Soul Train Music AwardsThe 4th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1989–1990 )  Less 1989–1990
  • Primary photo for The 5th Annual Stellar Gospel Music AwardsThe 5th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Host  Less 1990 $50K
  • Primary photo for Ebony/Jet ShowcaseEbony/Jet Showcase (TV Series) Herself ( 4 episodes, 1983–1989 )  Less 1983–1989
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  • Primary photo for The Pat Sajak ShowThe Pat Sajak Show (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Wheel of FortuneWheel of Fortune (TV Series) Herself - Special Guest ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
    • Episode #6.116 (Feb 20, 1989) Herself - Special Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for The New Hollywood SquaresThe New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Herself - Panelist ( 5 episodes, 1986–1989 )  Less 1986–1989
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  • Primary photo for The More You KnowThe More You Know (TV Series) Herself  Less 1989– 
  • Primary photo for 20th NAACP Image Awards20th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Living the Dream: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Living the Dream: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (TV Special) Herself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The 9th Annual American Black Achievement AwardsThe 9th Annual American Black Achievement Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Your Alcohol I.Q.Your Alcohol I.Q. (Video) Herself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Circus of the Stars #12Circus of the Stars #12 (TV Special) Herself - Performer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Wil Shriner ShowThe Wil Shriner Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Late ShowThe Late Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest Host ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 13th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 13th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards19th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Fame, Fortune and RomanceFame, Fortune and Romance (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Hour MagazineHour Magazine (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1985–1986 )  Less 1985–1986
  • Primary photo for Star's TableStar's Table (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Super PasswordSuper Password (TV Series) Herself - Celebrity Contestant ( 5 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986
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  • Primary photo for NBC 60th Anniversary CelebrationNBC 60th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special) Herself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Orange Bowl ParadeOrange Bowl Parade (TV Special) Herself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Lou Rawls Parade of StarsLou Rawls Parade of Stars (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 Stars IINight of 100 Stars II (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 42nd Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The $10,000 PyramidThe $10,000 Pyramid (TV Series) Herself - Celebrity Contestant ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The 36th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 36th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Hot PotatoHot Potato (TV Series) Herself ( 5 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984
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  • Primary photo for The 5th Annual Black Achievement AwardsThe 5th Annual Black Achievement Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Star SearchStar Search (TV Series) Introducer ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for CBS All American Thanksgiving Day ParadeCBS All American Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) As Herself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The 34th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 34th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Creativity with Bill MoyersCreativity with Bill Moyers (TV Series) Herself / Actress ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for All-Star Family Feud SpecialAll-Star Family Feud Special (TV Series) Herself - Celebrity Contestant ( 2 episodes, 1980–1982 )  Less 1980–1982
  • Primary photo for The John Davidson ShowThe John Davidson Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Kids Are People, TooKids Are People, Too (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee  Less 1981
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