Berlinda Tolbert opened her eyes into this world on 4th Nov 1949 in America. She is famous as an American actress. She has performed in both the film and television industry. Nowadays, she is not much active in the field of acting. This 70 years old lady still looks gorgeous and beautiful. The last role she played was in the short story entitled ‘Just Another Man’s Wife’ in 2013.
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She has completed her education from the University of North Carolina. Also, she got enrolled in the School of the Arts in Winston-Salem as she always wanted to sharpen her acting skills. For this purpose, she studied drama from London. Her height is 5 feet 4 inches. Her hair color keeps changes with fashion. However, when it comes to her personal information like family, childhood, etc., she never wants to reveal it. Also, she does not like to be active on social media platforms that’s why you cannot spot her on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Stick to this article to get more interesting information about her lifestyle, career, net worth, etc.!
Berlinda Tolbert Bio, Bob Reid, Parents, and Children
Berlinda’s date of birth is 4 Nov 1949 and her birthplace is Charlotte, North Carolina. She is currently alive and a 69 years old gorgeous lady and her zodiac sign are Scorpio. It is obvious from her birthplace that her nationality is an American and her race is African-American. She was a famous Hollywood actress of her time but she kept her personal information private. That’s why there is no piece of information is available regarding her parents and siblings. Only this information is available that her father was inspired by her performance at the school level. And encouraged her to choose acting as her professional career.
She got married to a journalist, Bob Reid in 1979 and no one knows about their children. They met the first time in Atlanta where Berlinda was busy in the filming of a television show. And Reid was working as a producer of the NBC. They met and fell in love with each other after their first meeting. Their first meet up was too much effective that they spend a few days together and choose each other as a life partner in just 11 days. Yes, I am saying 11 days, as they met and select each other as a life partner in less than two weeks. And got married in Providence, Rhode Island on Valentine’s Day in 1979.
First 7 years of their married life was too much tough for them as they suffer the pain of long relationship distance. They traveled to meet each other as Reid was in New York and Berlinda was working in Los Angeles. They bear this pain of long-distance relationship by relying on phone calls as there were no WhatsApp and other SMS apps at that time. I want to say thanks to the founder of WhatsApp who enabled us to share photos, videos, voice notes, and SMS to our loved ones.
Their long-distance relationship practice was continued for seven years, but finally, Reid makes a decision to quit his job from New York. And he joined CBS jobs as a journalist because Berlinda was working in the same network. Berlinda passed a happy and lavish married life with Reid. They wedding career proves that they made the right decision in just 11 days to select each other as their life partner. As we did not listen to any rumors on media regarding any issue in their wedding life or separation.
They are happily married from 40 years and still passing a happy married life. No one knows that they welcome any child or not. As they did not disclose any information regarding their family on media.
Berlinda Tolbert Education, Body Statistics and Social Media Presence
Berlinda Tolbert is an educated lady, but there is no proper information is available regarding her schooling institutes. Everyone is aware that her father was inspired by her acting in a school drama. And convinced her to pursue acting as a professional career. She got education from North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem and her major subject was theatre. There are rumors that she also studied drama in London and all of her education was sponsored via a scholarship.
She stands with a height of 5 feet and 4.5 inches that is approx 164cm. There is no exact information about her remaining body statistics like weight, bra size, dress size, and shoe size. She is quite old now, but she has maintained her physique well at the age of 69. She is a real black beauty and she is blessed with dark brown hairs and eyes.
She was a famous actress of her time and remain active until 2011 as she was last seen in the movie Last Ride on the Midwest Pacific (2011). But she is not active on social media and she has no fan followings on major social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Berlinda Tolbert Movies, Career, And Net Worth
After completing her education she tried her fate in the film industry. And her debut film was the action thriller movie, Airport (1975). After this, she made her appearance in the biggest TV series of the 1970s including The Streets of San Francisco in 1974, Sanford and Son in 1974, Mannix in 1975 and Police Woman in 1975.
After this, she got a prominent and major role in the CBS sitcom, The Jeffersons from 1975 to 1985. It was the major TV show of its time. She played the role of Jenny Willis and provide the best 11 seasons of the sitcom. It was on the lives of African-American families and became very famous among black communities of the US. And the main reason behind the extreme fame of The Jeffersons was its African-American Cast. They broke several records and was the successful TV drama of its time.
Tolbert was also seen in the other sitcom, All in the Family (1975) and portrayed the same character as Jenny Willis. After this, Tolbert made many guests appearacne with notable roles in Fantasy Island from 1981 to 84, The Love Boat from 1981 to 85, And Amen in 1987. She also got prominent roles in Hollywood movies from the 80s to 90s due to her success in The Jeffersons. As she was seen in Harlem Nights in 1989, Goodfellas in 1990, Patriot Games in 1992 and the famous movie Dangerous Touch in 1994.
The Jeffersons was the best drama of her career and she became prominent as a Jenny Wills. But she was unable to provide another best Sitcom. After The Jeffersons cancellation, she made some guests appearances in several TV shows like Jake and The Fatman in 1990, FBI: The Untold Stories in 1993, 7th Heaven in 1998, Home Improvement in 1999, Half & Half in 2001, ER in 2004, Six Feet Under in 2005, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2007.
Tolbert was able to provide only 3 successful movies after the 20th century. She performed well in the thriller film, Strange Fruit in 2004 and she performed with her co-star, Eva Mendes in the comedy movie, Flick Live in 2007. She was last seen in the indie movie Last Ride on the Midwest Pacific, that was released in 2011. After this, she was not seen in any movie, TV show with a competitive role or any guests appearance.
The last role she played was in the short story entitled ‘Just Another Man’s Wife’ in 2013. And her estimated net worth is approx $1 million.