(CNN)After decades successful the concern Marla Gibbs knows that the amusement indispensable spell connected and it did connected Tuesday aft the histrion became flooded astatine her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony.
Gibbs, 90, was astatine the podium giving a code during the unveiling of her prima connected the Walk of Fame erstwhile she abruptly paused and appeared to beryllium astir to faint.
A antheral wearing a disguise who had been successful her radical of guests rushed guardant to support "The Jeffersons" prima from falling.
Her girl Angela Gibbs took to the microphone to accidental her parent needed a infinitesimal "to chill down." The somesthesia soared past 90 Tuesday successful Los Angeles.
The prima yet returned to the signifier and told CNN affiliate ABC 7 afterward that she was flooded by the vigor and excitement of the day.
"I conscionable got overwhelmed for a minute," Gibbs said. "I haven't been excited until this moment!"
Famed TV shaper and creator Norman Lear, who helped marque Gibbs famous, was connected manus to witnesser the ceremony.
Gibbs is champion known for playing sassy housekeeper Florence Johnson connected the beloved sitcom "The Jeffersons," which ran from 1975 to 1985, and arsenic as Mary Jenkins connected "227," which aired from 1985 to 1990.