Marla Gibbs

Marla Gibbs is an American actress, comedian, singer, writer and producer, whose career spans five decades.

The younger of a sister, Marla Gibbs was born Margaret Theresa Bradley on June 14, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois to Ophelia Birdie and Douglas Bradley. She attended Wendell Phillips Academy High School in the Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicagos south side graduating in 1949. Shortly after high school, Gibbs moved to Detroit, Michigan where she attended Peters Business School. She worked as a reservations agent for United Airlines before relocating with her children from Detroit to Los Angeles.

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