TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:|
|Born:||June 14, 1931||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Made feature film debut in "Sweet Jesus, Preacher Man"
Played Florence, the wisecracking maid on "The Jeffersons" (CBS)
Made TV longform debut, "The Moneychangers" (NBC)
Starred on "Checking In" (CBS)
Starred in and co-produced the sitcom "227" (NBC); also wrote several episodes
Appeared as one of rotating hosts of "The Late Show" (Fox)
Ran the Vision Theater Complex and Marla's Memory Lane, a jazz supper club
Returned to the big screen as the title character's mother in "The Meteor Man"
Played recurring role of D.L. Hughley's mother on "The Hughleys" (ABC, UPN)
Cast as the mother of a jailed man dying of AIDS in "The Visit"
Appeared in "The Heart Specialist," starring Brian White and Zoe Saldana
Reunited with her "227" daughter Regina King with a guest role on "Southland" (TNT)
Appeared in the comedy "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection"
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute