What a long time coming!! Marla Gibbs, the renowned actress, was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday. Her career spans decades, and she has been in shows such as “The Jeffersons,” “227,” and a slew of other classics. Marla’s star was the 2,698th on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, according to the New York Daily News, and July 20th was declared “Marla Gibbs Day” in Hollywood. “Marla is one of the world’s most beloved and accomplished actresses known around the world,” Walk of Fame producer Ana Martinez said.
Her tenacity and feistiness for her profession have become legendary, and we are honored to have her on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.” “There was only one you, ma’am, and I’m glad to be here for you, love you,” Norman Lear, 98, the television producer who created “The Jeffersons,” remarked during the actual ceremony. I am eternally grateful for the time you have contributed to my life. Thank you very much.”
Tisha Campbell, who co-starred in an episode of “Martin” with Marla, was also present to pay tribute to the famous actress. Marla spoke to the Daily News a week before the star unveiling ceremony and said, “I never believed that would happen.” I never imagined I’d be one of them when I came out here and went to Hollywood Boulevard and walked through the Chinese Theater gazing at all the stars I’d always liked. As a result, it’s incredible.” Marla is continuously booked and busy, despite the fact that she is 90 years old. She revealed that she recently completed production on “Days of Our Lives” alongside Jackée Harry, as well as a project with Snoop Dogg.