Speak late !! On Tuesday, legendary actress Marla Gibbs received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Her work spans decades and she is known for appearing on shows such as “The Jeffersons”, “227” and many other classics.
According to New York Daily News, Marla’s star was the 2,698th on the Walk of Fame, and July 20 was officially declared “Marla Gibbs Day” in Hollywood.
Walk of Fame producer Ana Martinez said, “Marla is one of the world’s most loved and talented actresses, known the world over. His ardor and tenacity for his work are legendary and we are proud to welcome him to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
During the ceremony, Norman Lear, 98, the television producer who developed “The Jeffersons”, was present for the honor and said: “There was only one you, ma’am, and I Glad to be there for you, I love you. You have added time to my life and for that I could not be more grateful. Thank you. “
Tisha Campbell, who starred alongside Marla in an episode of “Martin”, was also present to honor the legendary actress.
A week before the star’s unveiling ceremony, Marla spoke to the Daily News about the honor and said, “I never thought that would happen. When I came here and went to Hollywood Boulevard and walked through the Chinese Theater looking at all the people I have always admired I never thought I would be one of them . So it’s phenomenal. “
Even being 90 years old, Marla is still busy and busy. She shared that she had just finished a movie with Snoop Dogg and had just finished producing “Days of Our Lives” with Jackée Harry.
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