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Isabel Sanford

Actor
Died July 9, 2004 (86 years)
Isabel Sanford (born Eloise Gwendolyn Sanford; August 29, 1917 – July 9, 2004) was an American stage, film, and television actress and comedian best known for her role as Louise "Weezy" Mills Jefferson on the CBS sitcoms All in the Family (1971–1975) and The Jeffersons (1975–1985). In 1981, she became the second African-American actress to win a Primetime Emmy Award after Gail Fisher, and so far, the only African-American actress to win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Description above from the Wikipedia article Isabel Sanford, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • The Carol Burnett Show
  • South Beach
  • Dean's Place
Known For
  • The Jeffersons
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
  • All in the Family
  • Love at First Bite
  • Lady Sings the Blues
  • Original Gangstas
  • Hickey & Boggs
  • South Beach
  • Steigler and Steigler
  • The Red, White, and Black
  • Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog
  • Dean's Place

Filmography

2017
Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me · as Louise Jefferson - All In The Family
2016
I Am Not Your Negro · as Tillie (clip From Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967))
1999
The Parkers (TV Series)
1999
Jackie's Back! · as Miss Krumes (jackie's Play Mama)
1998
Mafia! · as Louise Jefferson (uncredited)
1997
Teen Angel (TV Series) · as Laurie
1997
Pepper Ann (TV Series) · as Bernice (voice)
1997
Sprung · as Sista #1
1996
The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series) · as Mother Hightower
1996
Original Gangstas · as Gracie Bookman
1995
In the House (TV Series)
1995
Cybill (TV Series)
1993
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) · as Margaret Duffy
1993
1993
Living Single (TV Series)
1992
1992
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series) · as Judge
1990
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) · as Louise Jefferson
1990
Dream On (TV Series)
1989
1989
The Simpsons (TV Series) · as Isabel Sanford (voice)
1988
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (TV Series) · as Shirley Mcloon
1984
Crazy Like A Fox (TV Series) · as Car Rental Receptionist
1984
Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (TV Series) · as Hot Mama Vibes
1980
Steigler and Steigler · as Dottie Butz
1979
Love at First Bite · as Judge R. Thomas
1979
Supertrain (TV Series) · as Reba Beeson
1978
Vega$ (TV Series)
1977
The Love Boat (TV Series) · as Tanya
1975
Dean's Place · as Tailor's Wife
1975
The Jeffersons (TV Series) · as Louise Jefferson
1974
The Photographer · as Mrs. Slade
1973
Kojak (TV Series) · as Grace
1973
The Young and the Restless (TV Series) · as Sylvia
1972
Pete 'n' Tillie · as Maid
1972
Up the Sandbox · as Maria
1972
The New Centurions · as Wilma
1972
Lady Sings the Blues · as The Madame
1972
Hickey & Boggs · as Nyona's Mother
1972
1972
Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (TV Series) · as Betsy
1972
Every Little Crook and Nanny · as Prospective Nanny #1
1972
1971
All in the Family (TV Series) · as Louise Jefferson
1970
The Red, White, and Black · as Isabel Taylor
1970
The Mary Tyler Moore Show (TV Series) · as Mrs. Wilson
1970
The Interns (TV Series) · as Dr. Hearn
1969
The Comic · as Woman
1969
Love, American Style (TV Series) · as Mrs. Jones
1969
The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series) · as Aunt Bertha
1969
Pendulum · as Effie
1968
The Young Runaways · as Sarah
1968
The Mod Squad (TV Series)
1967
1967
The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) · as Amanda, The Maid
1964
Daniel Boone (TV Series) · as Maybelle
1964
Bewitched (TV Series)

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