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Zara Cully (1892–1978)

Zara Cully was born on January 26, 1892 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA as Zara Frances Cully. She was an actress, known for The Jeffersons (1975), Days of Our Lives (1965) and Sugar Hill (1974). She was married to James M. Brown. She died on February 28, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Jeffersons
The Jeffersons Mother Jefferson / Mother Olivia Jefferson
Days of Our Lives
Days of Our Lives Mrs. Davis (1971)
Sugar Hill
Sugar Hill Mama Maitresse
The Liberation of L.B. Jones


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 1975 Darktown Strutters
 1974 Sugar Hill
Mama Maitresse
 1973 A Dream for Christmas (TV Movie)
Beth Rogers
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Mrs. Jones
- Another Final Game (1972) ... Mrs. Jones
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Emba (segment "Logoda's Heads")
- The Different Ones/Tell David.../Logoda's Heads (1971) ... Emba (segment "Logoda's Heads")
 1971 Brother John
Miss Nettie
 1970 WUSA
White Haired Woman
 1970 The Liberation of L.B. Jones
Mama Lavorn
 1967 Cowboy in Africa (TV Series)
Jacob's mother
- Lake Sinclair (1967) ... Jacob's mother
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Old Woman
- Strangers at the Door (1966) ... Old Woman
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Mrs. Davis (1971)

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Alternate Names:

Zara Cully Brown


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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She was posthumously awarded the NAACP special Image Award at the 11th Annual NAACP Award ceremony on June 9, 1978. See more »

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