Phylicia Rashād is an American actress, singer, and stage director. She is best known for her appearance as Clair Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show which earned her Emmy Award nominations in 1985 and 1986.
Phylicia Rashād Age
Rashad was born on 19 June 1948 in Houston, Texas, United States.
Phylicia Rashād Height
Rashad stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Phylicia Rashād Family
Rashad was born to parents Vivian Allen, Andrew Arthur Allen Sr. She was blessed with siblings Debbie Allen, Andrew Arthur Allen Jr, Hugh Allen.
Phylicia Rashād Husband
Rashad has been married thrice by different men, William Lancelot Bowles Jr.
(m. 1972–1975), Victor Willis (m. 1978–1982), Ahmad Rashād (m. 1985–2001).
Phylicia Rashād Education
She attended Howard University, graduating magna cum laude in 1970 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Phylicia Rashād Career
She is also known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1984–92) which earned her Emmy Award nominations in 1985 and 1986.
She also won an NAACP Image Award when she reprised her A Raisin in the Sun role in the 2008 television adaptation. She has also appeared in the films For Colored Girls (2010), Good Deeds (2012), Creed (2015), and Creed II (2018). and voiced Brenda on Little Bill (1999-2004).
In 1983, she also joined the cast of the ABC soap opera One Life to Live to play publicist Courtney Wright. She is best known for the role of attorney Clair Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show.
The show, which ran from 1984 to 1992, starred Bill Cosby as obstetrician Heathcliff “Cliff” Huxtable and focused on their life with their five children. She also co-hosted the NBC telecast of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with Pat Sajak and Bert Convy.
Phylicia Rashād David Makes Man
He is also a cast in the David Makes man tv series crested by Tarell Alvin McCraney and its original release was on August 14, 2019. Season 2 returned in June. The tv show or series centers on 14-year-old David (Akili McDowell), who navigates his personal ambitions while dealing with the pressures. The show has also garnered acclaim, as its perfect RottenTomatoes score demonstrates.
The series, which the New York Times called “quietly brilliant,” won a Peabody award in 2020. The tv show is all about and set in South Florida, this lyrical coming-of-age story centers on a teenage prodigy named David who lives in the projects but attends a magnet school for academically gifted youngsters.
Phylicia Rashād Movies and Tv Shows
- 1995 Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored
- 1999 Loving Jezebel
- 2010 Just Wright
- Frankie and Alice
- For Colored Girls
- 2012 Good Deeds
- 2013 Gods Behaving Badly
- 2015 Emily & Tim
- Creed Mary Anne Creed Replaced Sylvia Meals in the role
- 2018 Creed II
- 2020 A Fall from Grace
- Black Box
- Soul Libba Gardner
- Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey