Zara Cully

Active - 1970 - 1978  |   Born - Jan 26, 1892 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States  |   Died - Feb 28, 1978   |   Genres - Comedy

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  • Taught acting classes for more than a decade on her own and at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, FL. 
  • Appeared on the CBS drama Playhouse 90.  
  • Movie debut was in the 1969 drama The Learning Tree
  • First regular TV series role was as Mother Jefferson on the CBS comedy show The Jeffersons; made first appearance in 1975. 
  • Used to take public transportation to auditions because she never learned how to drive.