Lamont and actress Janet
Janet and Lamont in scene from the episode "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" in Season 4
Vital Information
Gender: female
Registered Nurse/Workshop actress
gets turned away by Lamont, who enlisted her to pose as Nora Simpson, a computer date set up by Fred, when Nora arrives at the Sanford home first
Family and Personal Information
Character information
Appeared on: Sanford and Son
Episodes appeared in: "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" in Season 4
Character played by: Gloria Delaney
Sanford and Son retro Wiki Script

Janet, an aspiring actress girlfriend of Lamont's, appears in the Season 4 episode of Sanford and Son titled "Matchmaker, Matchmaker". The part of Janet is played by Gloria Delaney.

About JanetEdit

When Fred, hoping for Lamont to cash in on a $7,000 inheritance from a recently deceased Uncle of Fred's which stipulates that Lamont must marry and have a child witin a year to collect it, mischievously manages, thru a dating service, to have him set him up accidentally with a white woman Nora Simpson (Beverly Sanders), who turns out to be "disaster" date,

Lamont goes along for the ride until he tries to enlist Janet, a nurse who's an actress at the workshop which he also participates in. Janet was to pose as the slightly neurotic, vegetarian, and alcoholic lush Nora. When Janet arrives, she's turned away by Lamont, who tells her the real Nora arrived, and did everything that she was supposed to do. When Janet asks "Is she an actress?" Lamont answers, " one can act that good!"