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Phylicia Rashad

Biography

Tony Award-winning actress who became known on her behalf function as Claire Huxtable for the Cosby Present. She appeared set for Colored Girls this year 2010, Metal Magnolias in 2012 and Creed in 2015. She graduated from Howard College or university and would ultimately return to instruct there. She produced her Television debut within a 1976 bout of the series Delvecchio entitled “Wax Work.” In 1973 she welcomed her first kid, a boy, with her hubby William Lancelot Bowles, Jr. Pursuing their divorce she wedded musician Victor Willis however the few divorced four years afterwards. She wedded her third hubby Ahmad Rashad in 1985, and jointly the few had a girl called Condola in 1986 before divorcing in 2001. She is at The Cosby Present with Keshia Knight Pulliam.

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Full Name Phylicia Rashad
Date Of Birth June 19, 1948
Place Of Birth Houston, TX
Height 1.68 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Howard University
Nationality American
Spouse Ahmad Rashad, Victor Willis, William Lancelot Bowles, Jr.
Children Condola Rashad, William Lancelot Bowles III
Parents Vivian Allen, Andrew Arthur Allen Sr.
Siblings Debbie Allen, Andrew Arthur Allen Jr, Hugh Allen
Awards Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play, TV Land Impact Icon Award, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play, People's Choice Award for Favorite Actress in a New TV Series, People's Choice Award for Favorite Female TV Performer, The BET Honors Award for Theatrical Arts
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress, Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Play, Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Direction
Movies Creed, For Colored Girls, Good Deeds, Just Wright, Frankie & Alice, The Old Settler, Steel Magnolias, Loving Jezebel, Once Upon a Time...When We Were Colored, A Raisin in the Sun, Black Panther, Change of Plans, The Babysitter's Seduction, Tour de Pharmacy, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Emily & Tim, Gods Behaving Badly, Polly: Coming Home!, The Visit, Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man, Polly, Free of Eden, David's Mother, Mickey's 60th Birthday, Jailbirds, The Possession of Michael D., False Witness, Hallelujah
TV Shows Do No Harm, Little Bill, Cosby, The Cosby Show, BET Honors 2015: Extras
Star Sign Gemini

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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cosby1996-2000TV SeriesRuth Lucas
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child2000TV SeriesLady Fulten
Loving Jezebel1999Alice Melville
Linc's1999TV SeriesLucinda
Free of Eden1998TV MovieDesiree
The Babysitter's Seduction1996TV MovieDet. Kate Jacobs
In the House1995TV SeriesRowena
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored1995Ma Ponk
The Possession of Michael D.1995TV MovieDr. Marion Hale (Psychiatrist)
The Cosby Mysteries1994TV SeriesHadley Roebuck
David's Mother1994TV MovieGladys Johnson
American Playhouse1993TV SeriesMayor Turner
The Cosby Show1984-1992TV SeriesClair Hanks Huxtable
Baby's Nursery Rhymes1992Video shortSinger (voice)
Jailbirds1991TV MovieJanice Grant
Blossom1991TV SeriesBlossom's Dream Mom
Polly: Comin' Home!1990TV MovieAunt Polly
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1990TV SeriesJane Goodfellow
A Different World1988-1990TV SeriesClair Huxtable
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1989TV SeriesAunt Polly
False Witness1989TV MovieLynne Jacobi
Mickey's 60th Birthday1988TV MovieDisneyland Cleaning lady
Uncle Tom's Cabin1987TV MovieEliza
The Love Boat1985TV SeriesLonette Becker
Santa Barbara1985TV SeriesFelicia Dalton
One Life to Live1984TV SeriesCourtney Wright
We're Fighting Back1981TV Movie as Phylicia Allen
The Wiz1978VideoMunchkin / Field Mouse (as Phylicia Ayres Allen)
Watch Your Mouth1978TV Series
Delvecchio1976TV SeriesVenita Ray
The Broad Coalition1972as Phylicia Ayers-Allen
Tour De Pharmacy2017TV Movie post-production
Empire2016TV SeriesDiana Dubois / Diana DuBois
Jean-Claude Van Johnson2016TV MovieJane
For Justice2015TV MovieGeorgina Howe
Creed2015Mary Anne Creed
Emily & Tim2015Emily (Segment 5)
Sofia the First2014TV SeriesMountain Witch
Psych2007-2014TV SeriesWinnifred Guster
Gods Behaving Badly2013Demeter
Do No Harm2013TV SeriesDr. Vanessa Young
The Cleveland Show2012-2013TV SeriesDee Dee Tubbs
Steel Magnolias2012TV MovieClairee
Good Deeds2012Wilimena
Change of Plans2011TV MovieDorothy
For Colored Girls2010Gilda
Frankie & Alice2010Edna
Just Wright2010Ella McKnight
The Life & Times of Tim2008TV SeriesThe Boss's Wife
A Raisin in the Sun2008TV MovieLena Younger
Everybody Hates Chris2007TV SeriesKathleen Devereaux
Little Bill1999-2004TV SeriesBrenda
Touched by an Angel1994-2002TV SeriesElizabeth Jessup
Biography2001TV Series documentaryNarrator
Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man2001TV MovieCassandra Hawkins
PBS Hollywood Presents2001TV SeriesElizabeth Barney
The Old Settler2001TV MovieElizabeth
Bull2000TV SeriesMrs. Granville
The Visit2000/IDr. Coles

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
For Colored Girls2010performer: "Main Title" - uncredited
Psych2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Polly: Comin' Home!1990TV Movie performer: "I Can't Hear My Heart", "Show Us the Way"
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1989TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mickey's 60th Birthday1988TV Movie performer: "Magic, It's All Up To You"
The 42nd Annual Tony Awards1988TV Special performer: "Into the Woods", "Children Will Listen"
The Cosby Show1986TV Series performer - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
PBS Hollywood Presents2001TV Series co-executive producer - 1 episode
The Old Settler2001TV Movie executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unsung Hollywood2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Essence Ninth Annual Black Women in Hollywood2016TV MovieHerself
Oprah Goes to Broadway: The Color Purple2015Herself
Cosby: The Women Speak2015TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 69th Annual Tony Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Presenter: In Memoriam
BET Honors2015TV MovieHerself - Honoree
The Broadway.com Show2014TV SeriesHerself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee2014DocumentaryHerself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Oprah's Next Chapter2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Katie2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2010-2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The BET Honors2013TV MovieHerself
The Chew2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The View2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 85th Anniversary of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2011TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 9th Annual TV Land Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
SAG Foundation Conversations2011TV SeriesHerself
42nd NAACP Image Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
The Start of Dreams2010DocumentaryHerself
Made in Hollywood2010TV SeriesHerself
The Mark Twain Prize: Bill Cosby2009TV MovieHerself
Today2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2009TV SeriesHerself
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Red Dress Collection 2007 Fashion Show2008Video documentaryHerself
Dreams Worth While: The Journey of 'A Raisin in the Sun'2008Video shortHerself
The 61st Annual Tony Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: 110 in the Shade
Working in the Theatre2004-2007TV Series documentaryHerself
The 52nd Annual Drama Desk Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
The World's Greatest Comedy Characters2007TV MovieHerself
Rwanda Rising2007DocumentaryHistorical Narration
Legends Ball2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Def Poetry2005TV Series documentaryHerself
The 59th Annual Tony Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Play
Character Studies2005TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself
The 58th Annual Tony Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Leading Actress in a Play & Presenter: Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Great Women of Television Comedy2003TV MovieHerself
God and the Inner City2003Documentary voice
The Cosby Show: A Look Back2002TV Movie documentaryHerself; Clair Huxtable
NBC 75th Anniversary Special2002TV SpecialHerself
Intimate Portrait1998-2000TV Series documentaryHerself / Narrator
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Regional Theater Tony Award
The 42nd Annual New York Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
29th NAACP Image Awards1998TV SpecialHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
28th NAACP Image Awards1997TV SpecialHerself
Late Show with David Letterman1997TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 23rd Annual People's Choice Awards1997TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy Series
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Night of About 14 CBS Stars1996TV MovieHerself
TV's Funniest Families1994TV MovieHerself - Host
Ghostwriter1994TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994TV SeriesHerself - Guest
John & Leeza from Hollywood1993TV SeriesHerself
Campbell's Portrait of a Teacher1993TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
The 35th Annual Grammy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
25th NAACP Image Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
The 14th Annual American Black Achievement Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
Bob Hope's Four-Star Christmas Fiesta from San Antonio1992TV SpecialHerself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon1990TV SeriesHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989-1990TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Earth Day Special1990TV SpecialClair Huxtable
The Cosby Outtakes Show1990TV MovieHerself
Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey1989TV MovieHerself
The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards1989TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Favourite Female Television Performer
Reading Rainbow1989TV SeriesHerself
The Debbie Allen Special1989TV SpecialHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988TV SeriesHerself
99th Tournament of Roses Parade1988TV MovieHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1987TV MovieHerself
The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1987TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Bob Hopes High-Flying Birthday Extravaganza1987TV MovieHerself
Superstars and Their Moms1987TV MovieHerself
Kraft Salutes Super Night at the Super Bowl1987TV MovieHerself
The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1986TV SpecialHerself - Nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in Comedy Series
The New Hollywood Squares1986TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday1986TV MovieHerself
Nell Carter... Never Too Old to Dream1986TV MovieHerself
George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special1986TV SpecialHerself
The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Favourite Female Performer in a New Television Program
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1985TV SpecialHerself - Host (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)
Jetzt geht die Party richtig los1978TV Movie as Phylicia Allen

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20/202016TV Series documentaryHerself - Actress
Media Buzz2015TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Extra2015TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2015TV SeriesHerself
Pioneers of Television2014TV Mini-Series documentaryClair Huxtable - Cosby Show
The Cosby Show: 25th Anniversary Special2009TV Movie documentaryClair Huxtable
La tele de tu vida2007TV SeriesClair Hanks Huxtable
I Was a Network Star2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Ennis' Gift2000DocumentaryClaire Huxtable
50 Years of Funny Females1995TV Movie documentaryHerself
Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories1993TV SpecialHerself - 'Silver Bells'
The Last Laugh: Memories of the Cosby Show1992TV Special documentaryHerself; Clair Huxtable

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