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Gibbs, Marla 1931-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 124 publications in 2 languages and 4,759 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Television comedies  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Television series  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Dark comedy films  Ethnic television programs  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marla Gibbs
Madea's witness protection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Wall Street banker has been involved with the mob in a Ponzi scheme, forcing him to enter witness protection with his family in Madea's house down South
Please stand by( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman escapes from her group home hoping to get her Star Trek script produced in Hollywood. With her sister and psychiatrist at her heels, she must conquer a new world full of challenges
The heart specialist( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Suave Harvard Medical School grad Ray Howard ... seems destined to specialize in womanizing. That is, until he heads to Florida to intern under the tutelage of chief resident Dr. Sidney Zachary ... With help from his girlfriend ..., 'Dr. Z' sets out to mold Ray into a caring, responsible doctor. Along the way, he shares some important truths and a whole lot of humor in this sexy romantic comedy"--Container
Lemon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stylish and original dark comedy about a perpetual loser whose life goes from bad to worse when his longtime girlfriend dumps him. His attempts to get over the breakup, embarrassing career, and overbearing family overwhelm his once big dreams. Now he just watches as his life unravels
The Jeffersons( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spin-off from the seminal "All In The Family" series, the ground-breaking The Jeffersons chronicled the rise of jive-talking African-American dry cleaner king George Jefferson and his sassy, no-nonsense wife Louise "Weezy," as they left their blue-collar neighborhood, "movin' on up" to a luxury high-rise apartment in New York City"--
The Jeffersons by Jeffersons (Television program)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situation comedy revolving around George Jefferson, a successful, irascible African American businessman and his long-suffering wife Louise, who have moved to a high-rise apartment on the East Side of Manhattan. These episodes focus on the Jeffersons' housekeeper, Florence
The Meteor Man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and French and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A substitute teacher finds himself endowed with super powers when he is hit by a meteor. He uses his newfound power to bring peace to his neighborhood and learns a few valuable life lessons along the way
The Jeffersons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich African-American family moves into a luxury apartment building and develops close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants. Includes 24 episodes
The Jeffersons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich African-American family moves into a luxury apartment building and develops close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants. Includes 26 episodes
The Jeffersons( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Jefferson is a wealthy and successful businessman in the dry-cleaning business who lives with his wife, Louise (Weezy), in a ritzy high-rise in New York City. The show also features the Jefferson's wise-cracking maid, Florence, and neighbors Tom and Helen Willis and Harry Bentley. In this season, George is bitten by the dance bug and comes down with a case of disco fever, Louise gets an eyeful when she sketches a nude model in her drawing class, Florence receives a marriage proposal from a highly devout man, and things get uncomfortable when a broken heater forces Harry, Tom and Helen to spend the evening cramped up with the Jeffersons
The man in 3b( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daryl Graham has just moved into a Jamaica, Queens, apartment building and his neighbors, both male and female alike, can't stop talking about him. From his extreme attractiveness to his undeniable swag, Daryl is the man every woman wants and every man wants to be. Connie, an unhappy wife, turns to Daryl for help losing weight, hoping to fix her marriage. But when Daryl starts making Connie feel beautiful again, she questions whether her marriage is worth saving
Grantham & Rose( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Grantham struggles to find his way as a man when a spontaneous road trip thrusts him into the care of a feisty eighty-one-year-old African-American woman named Rose
The Jeffersons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Jeffersons was a breakthrough series - the first television show to feature a well-to-do African American family living in luxury. In its sixth season, the show remained fresh thanks to the unconventional wit of series developer Norman Lear and its very popular characters including loud-mouthed George Jefferson (Sherman Hemsley), his long-suffering wife Louise (Isabel Sanford), and their wise-cracking maid Florence (Marla Gibbs)."--Container
227( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious look at family life in a Washington, D.C. apartment building, this series revolves around housewife Mary Jenkins and her close-knit circle of friends and neighbors
The visit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alex is sent to prison for a crime he swears he did not commit, his family - at the insistence of their strict father - abandon Alex to his fate in prison. His spirit crushed by a cramped prison cell, Alex subjects himself to a solitary existence. With the help of a young woman he thought he would never see again, Alex fights his way out of his self-imposed solitary existence
The Jeffersons( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spin-off from the seminal "All In The Family" series, the ground-breaking The Jeffersons chronicled the rise of jive-talking African-American dry cleaner king George Jefferson and his sassy, no-nonsense wife Louise "Weezy," as they left their blue-collar neighborhood, "movin' on up" to a luxury high-rise apartment in New York City
Stanley's gig( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by real life characters, the film tells the story of Stanley Myer, a down-on-luck musician with a lifetime of failed relationships, but one very big dream; to play his ukulele on a cruise line to Hawaii
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Marla Gibbs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Marla Gibbs was born on June 14, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from Wendell Phillips High School in Chicago, Illinois, and working jobs in both Chicago and Detroit, she became a reservation agent for United Airlines in Los Angeles where she took acting classes. In 1975, she was cast in the role of “Florence” in the CBS show, The Jeffersons. Gibbs received four Emmy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. After The Jeffersons, Gibbs bought the rights to a play called 227 and sold it to NBC. She played the lead role for five successful seasons. She also had a recurring role on The Hughleys and appearances in other programs such as Judging Amy, ER, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Touched By An Angel. Gibbs also owned a jazz and supper club and theater
The visit by Denver (Colo.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alex is sent to prison for a crime he swears he did not commit, his family - at the insistence of their strict father - abandon Alex to his fate in prison. His spirit crushed by a cramped prison cell, Alex subjects himself to a solitary existence. With the help of a young woman he thought he would never see again, Alex fights his way out of his self-imposed solitary existence
The Jeffersons : the complete series( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally airing from 1975 to 1985, The Jeffersons documented the side-splitting exploits of an upwardly-mobile family: dry cleaning entrepreneur George (Sherman Hemsley), his wife Louise (Isabel Sanford), and their son Lionel, as they move from the working-class section of Queens to a luxury apartment in Manhattan. George's brash, arrogant personality always seems to get him in hot water. Lucky for him, he's got the level-headed 'Weezy' by his side and their wise-cracking maid Florence (Marla Gibbs) to keep him humble. Together, they overcome the comic challenges and culture clashes that their new way of life brings"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Bradley, Margaret Theresa 1931-

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מרלה גיבס זמרת אמריקאית

مارلا قیبس

مارلا گیبس تهیه‌کننده، خواننده-ترانه‌سرا، موسیقی‌دان، بازیگر، و آهنگساز آمریکایی

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瑪拉·吉布斯

Languages
English (60)

French (1)