Berlinda Tolbert
Berlinda Tolbert

Berlinda Tolbert played the part of Jenny Willis-Jefferson on The Jeffersons series.

Personal Information
Gender: Female
Ethnicity Black
Born: (1949-11-04) November 4, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
Television, film, actress
Years active: 1974–present
Character information
Appeared on: The Jeffersons
Episodes appeared in: 65 episodes, from Seasons 1-11, 1975-1985
Character played: Jenny Willis-Jefferson
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Berlinda Tolbert (born November 4, 1949) appears as Jenny Willis-Jefferson on The Jeffersons TV series. She also appeared in the film Harlem Nights with co-stars Eddie Murphy, Redd Foxx and Richard Pryor.

Berlinda was born one day after actor Mike Evans, the man who played her boyfriend/husband Lionel Jefferson in eight of the eleven seasons of the series. They were both born in North Carolina, he in Salisbury, and she in Charlotte; the two were both raised in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. With the death of Sherman Hemsley in July 2012, Tolbert, Marla Gibbs (Florence), and Damon Evans (Lionel #2) are the last surviving members of the Jeffersons original main cast as of 2013.

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