Isabel Sanford

Isabel Sanford
1917 - 2004

Isabel Sanford  American Actress


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Isabel Sanford was previously married to William Edward (sonny) Richmond.


American Actress Isabel Sanford was born Eloise Gwendolyn Sanford on 29th August, 1917 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 9th Jul 2004 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 86. She is most remembered for Louise "Weezy" Mills–Jefferson on All in the Family and The Jeffersons. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Isabel Sanford was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Mel Stewart in The Love Boat (1977) and Sherman Hemsley in The Jeffersons (1975).

Isabel Sanford is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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First Name Isabel
Last Name Sanford
Full Name at Birth Eloise Gwendolyn Sanford
Age 86 (age at death) years
Birthday 29th August, 1917
Birthplace Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died 9th July, 2004
Place of Death Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Cardiopulmonary Arrest And Heart Disease
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, comedian
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Louise "Weezy" Mills–Jefferson on All in the Family and The Jeffersons
Year(s) Active 1930s–2002, 1931–2002, 1967–2004
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Isabel Sanford (born Eloise Gwendolyn Sanford; August 29, 1917 – July 9, 2004) was an American stage, film, and television actress and comedian best known for her role as Louise "Weezy" Mills Jefferson on the CBS sitcoms All in the Family (1971–1975) and The Jeffersons (1975–1985). In 1981, she became the second black actress to win a Primetime Emmy Award, and the first and, to date, the only black actress to win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

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Jackie's Back!1999Miss Krumes (Jackie's Play Mama)TV Movie
The Parkers1999Evelyn 'Nana' SmithTV Show
Click Three Times1999DorothyShort Film
Mafia!1998Mrs. Louise Jefferson (uncredited)Movie
Sprung1997Sista #1Movie
Pepper Ann1997BerniceTV Show
Teen Angel1997LaurieTV Show
Original Gangstas1996Gracie BookmanMovie
The Steve Harvey Show1996Mother HightowerTV Show
In the House1995NannaTV Show
South Beach1993MamaMovie
Living Single1993Mrs. RyanTV Show
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993Margaret DuffyTV Show
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1992JudgeTV Show
Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog1990JoannaMovie
Dream On1990Judge Isabel KohnerTV Show
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990Louise JeffersonTV Show
The Simpsons1989Isabel SanfordTV Show
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo1988Shirley McLoonTV Show
Isabel's Honeymoon Hotel1987Isabel ScottTV Show
Crazy Like a Fox1984TV Show
The New Mike Hammer1984Hot Mama VibesTV Show
You Are the Jury1984Judge Elizabeth RobbinsTV Show
Steigler and Steigler1981Dottie ButzMovie
Love at First Bite1979JudgeMovie
Supertrain1979RebaTV Show
Vega$1978MaeTV Show
The Love Boat1977Tanya Evans, Tanya, Isaac's AuntTV Show
The Jeffersons1975Louise JeffersonTV Show
The Photographer1974Mrs. SladeMovie
Kojak1973GraceTV Show
The Young and the Restless1973SylviaTV Show
The Fuzz Brothers1973TV Movie
Every Little Crook and Nanny1972Prospective Nanny #1 (uncredited)Movie
Hickey & Boggs1972Nyona's MotherMovie
Lady Sings the Blues1972The MadameMovie
Pete 'n' Tillie1972Maid (uncredited)Movie
Stand Up and Be Counted1972Beverly (uncredited)Movie
The New Centurions1972WilmaMovie
Up the Sandbox1972MariaMovie
The New Temperatures Rising Show1972Mrs. NolandTV Show
Wait Till Your Father Gets Home1972BetsyTV Show
The Great Man's Whiskers1972EllaTV Movie
All in the Family1971Louise Jefferson, Mrs. JeffersonTV Show
The Red, White, and Black1970Isabel TaylorMovie
The Mary Tyler Moore Show1970Mrs. WilsonTV Show
The Interns1970Dr. HearnTV Show
The Comic1969Woman in Detergent Commercial (as Isabell Sanford)Movie
Love, American Style1969Mother of the Bride (segment "Love and the Perfect Wedding"), Mrs. Jones (segment "Love and the Baby")TV Show
The Bill Cosby Show1969Aunt BerthaTV Show
The Young Runaways1968Sarah (as Isabell Sanford)Movie
Mod Squad1968LillianTV Show
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner1967Tillie (as Isabell Sanford)Movie
The Carol Burnett Show1967Beulah, a King Sister, Maid, MinervaTV Show
Bewitched1964Aunt JennyTV Show
Daniel Boone1964MaybelleTV Show
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cindyAug 3, 2008

I can`t believe Isabel Sanford doesn`t have a fan club ! she was a great actress and "she" carried The Jeffersons her interactions with each one was great and her timing was wonderful . They couldn`t have pulled it off without her thats for sure ! She is greatly missed

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