The Jeffersons (TV show) Franklin Cover, Paul Benedict, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Ned Wertimer and Berlinda Tolbert (top row, from left); Roxie Roker, Isabel Sanford and Mike Evans (bottom row, from left). - Love, love, love this show!
Actress Marla Gibbs, who rose to fame on the long running TV shows “The Jeffersons” as Florence Johnston and Mary Jenkins on ”227″ tells Chris Yandek of CYInterview.com that she and actor Sherman Hemsley, known to millions as George Jefferson, were always discussing new ideas for projects they could work on before his passing
The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through June 25, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The show was produced by the T.A.T. Communications Company from 1975–1982 and by Embassy Television from 1982–1985. The Jeffersons is one of the longest-running sitcoms in the history of American television.
Roxie Roker, actress. She is best known for her groundbreaking role as Helen Willis on the The Jeffersons, half of the 1st interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time TV. A graduate of Howard University, she began her career with the Negro Ensemble Company and became a successful stage actress, later winning an Obie Award and and a Tony nod her role of Mattie Williams in The River Niger. She is the mother of rock star Lenny Kravitz and the cousin of NBC's Today Show's Al Roker…