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Phylicia Rashād

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Phylicia Rashād (born Phylicia Ayers-Allen; June 19, 1948) is an American Tony Award winning actress and singer, best known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. In 2004, Rashād became the first African-American actress to win the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play, for her role in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun . She resumed the role in the 2008 television adaption of A Raisin in the Sun, which earned her the 2009 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special. Rashād was dubbed "the mother" of the African American community at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Phylicia Rashād, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jun 19, 1948 In Houston, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
31
First Appeared:
In the series The Cosby Show 1984-09-20
Latest Project:
movie Creed II 2018-11-21
Known For
Poster of Creed
Poster of Psych
Poster of Free of Eden
Filmography
Movie Black Panther 2018-02-13
Movie Creed II Mary Anne 2018-11-21
Movie Tour de Pharmacy Victoria Young 2017-07-08
Series Jean-Claude Van Johnson Jane 2016-08-19
Movie Jean-Claude Van Johnson Jane 2016-08-19
Movie Emily & Tim Emily (Segment 5) 2015-08-29
Movie August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand 2015-02-20
Movie Creed Mary Anne Creed 2015-11-25
Movie Good Deeds Wilimena Deeds 2012-02-23
Movie Steel Magnolias Clairee 2012-10-07
Movie Change of Plans Dorothy 2011-01-08
Movie Just Wright Ella McKnight 2010-05-14
Movie Frankie & Alice Edna 2010-05-17
Movie For Colored Girls Gilda 2010-11-05
Series Myths Lena Younger 2009-01-10
Series Psych Mme Guster 2006-07-07
Series Everybody Hates Chris Unknown 2005-09-22
Movie The Old Settler Elizabeth Barney 2001-04-25
Movie Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man Cassandra Hawkins 2001-05-02
Movie Free of Eden 1999-02-21
Movie The Second Civil War Dr. Vanessa Young 1997-03-15
Movie Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Ma Ponk 1996-01-26
Movie The Babysitter's Seduction Det. Kate Jacobs 1996-01-22
Series Cosby Ruth Lucas 1996-09-16
Movie The Possession of Michael D. 1995-05-02
Movie David's Mother Gladys Johnson 1994-04-10
Movie Jailbirds Janice Grant 1991-05-16
Movie Polly: Comin' Home! Aunt Polly 1990-11-18
Movie Polly Aunt Polly 1989-11-12
Movie Uncle Tom's Cabin 1987-06-14
Series The Cosby Show Clair Huxtable 1984-09-20