Zara Cully  American Actress

Current Status

Zara Cully passed away on 28th Feb 1978 aged 86.


Zara Cully was in a relationship with James M. Brown (spouse) (1914 - 1968).


Zara Cully is a 86 year old American Actress. Born Zara Frances Cully on 26th January, 1892 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, she is famous for Mother Jefferson on The Jeffersons in a career that spans 1919–1978. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Zara Cully is a member of the following lists: Actors from Worcester, Massachusetts, Actresses from Jacksonville, Florida and Actresses from Massachusetts.


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Zara Cully86 AquariusActress
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Darktown Strutters1975LorelaiMovie
The Jeffersons1975Mother JeffersonTV Show
Sugar Hill1974Mama MaitresseMovie
A Dream for Christmas1973Beth RogersTV Movie
Brother John1971Miss NettieMovie
All in the Family1971Mother JeffersonTV Show
The Liberation of L.B. Jones1970Mama LavornMovie
WUSA1970White Haired WomanMovie
Night Gallery1969Emba (segment "Logoda's Heads")TV Show
Mod Squad1968Mrs. JonesTV Show
Cowboy in Africa1967Jacob's motherTV Show
Days of Our Lives1965Mrs. Davis (1971)TV Show
Run for Your Life1965Old WomanTV Show
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    Zara Frances Cully (January 26, 1892 – February 28, 1978) was an American actress, known for her role as Olivia "Mother Jefferson" Jefferson on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons (1975-78)....

    Confirmed Relationships1
    Longest Relationship54 yrs
    Shortest Relationship54 yrs
    Average Relationship Length54 yrs
    First Name Zara
    Last Name Cully
    Full Name at Birth Zara Frances Cully
    Alternative Name Zara Cully Brown
    Age 86 (age at death) years
    Birthday 26th January, 1892
    Birthplace Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Died 28th February, 1978
    Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cause of Death Cancer
    Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
    Build Average
    Hair Color Grey
    Zodiac Sign Aquarius
    Sexuality Straight
    Religion Christian
    Ethnicity Black
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Stage, Film, and Television actress
    Occupation Actress
    Claim to Fame Mother Jefferson on The Jeffersons
    Year(s) Active 1919–1978
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