Isabel Sanford

Isabel Sanford

  • Born on
    • August 29th, 1917
  • Died on
    • July 9th, 2004
Isabel Sanford 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 black American actress to win a Primetime Emmy Award, and the first to win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.


Acting (12 Credits)

1999Jackie's Back! as Miss Krumes (Jackie's Play Mama)
1998Mafia! as Mrs. Louise Jefferson (uncredited)
1997Sprung as Sista #1
1996Original Gangstas as Gracie Bookman
1979Love at First Bite as Judge R. Thomas
1975The Jeffersons as Louise Jefferson
1972Hickey & Boggs as Nyona's Mother
1972Lady Sings the Blues as The Madame
1972The New Centurions as Wilma
1972Up the Sandbox as Maria
1969The Comic as Woman in Detergent Commercial (as Isabell Sanford)
1967Guess Who's Coming to Dinner as Tillie


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