The Jeffersons

1938-2012

Sherman Hemsley

as George Jefferson

91

Marla Gibbs

as Florence Johnston

1929-1995

Roxie Roker

as Helen Willis

1892-1978

Zara Cully

as Olivia Jefferson

1917-2004

Isabel Sanford

as Louise Jefferson

1941-2013

Danny Wells

as Charlie the bartender

1938-2008

Paul Benedict

as Harry Bentley

1928-2006

Franklin Cover

as Tom Willis

43

Ebonie Smith

as Jessica Jefferson

72

Damon Evans

as Lionel Jefferson

1923-2013

Ned Wertimer

as Ralph Hart

About The Jeffersons

About

One of the longest-running sitcoms in television history which centered on an wealthy African-American family that has moved into a new apartment building and their relationships with other tenants.

Trivia

The Norman Lear series was surpassed by House of Payne as the longest-running American series with a primarily African American cast. It was the first show to prominently feature a married interracial couple. Isabel Sanford won the 1981 Emmy for Outstanding Actress - Comedy Series.