Mom of Lenny Kravitz as well as the star from the longtime working tv sitcom The Jeffersons. She started her acting profession while dealing with the Negro Outfit Organization. She was an associate from the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority during her period at Howard University or college. She was wedded to Sy Kravitz from 1962 to 1985. She co-starred with Isabel Sanford around the Jeffersons.