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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:
49
First Appeared:
Movie Soul 2020-12-25
Latest Project:
In the movie That Man is Pregnant 1972-01-01
Known For
Poster of David Makes Man
Poster of Charlie's Place
Poster of Little Bill
Poster of That Man is Pregnant
Filmography
Movie Soul Libba Gardner (voice)
Movie Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
Movie A Fall from Grace Sarah
Series David Makes Man Dr. Woods-Trap
Movie Creed II Mary Anne Creed
Movie Charlie's Place Narrator
Movie Tour de Pharmacy Victoria Young
Series This Is Us Carol Clark
Series Jean-Claude Van Johnson Jane
Movie For Justice Georgina Howe
Movie August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand
Movie Emily & Tim Emily (Segment 5)
Movie Creed Mary Anne Creed
Series Sofia the First Ice Witch (voice)
Series Do No Harm Dr. Vanessa Young
Movie Steel Magnolias Clairee
Movie Good Deeds Wilimena Deeds
Movie Change of Plans Dorothy
Movie Frankie & Alice Edna
Movie For Colored Girls Gilda
Movie Just Wright Ella McKnight
Movie A Raisin in the Sun Lena Younger
Series Psych Mrs. Guster
Series Everybody Hates Chris Unknown
Movie The Visit Dr. Coles
Movie Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man Cassandra Hawkins
Movie The Old Settler Elizabeth Barney
Series Bull Unknown
Series Little Bill Unknown
Movie Free of Eden
Series Cosby Ruth Lucas
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown
Movie Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Ma Ponk
Movie The Babysitter's Seduction Det. Kate Jacobs
Movie The Possession of Michael D.
Series In the House Unknown
Movie David's Mother Gladys Johnson
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown
Movie Jailbirds Janice Grant
Movie Polly: Comin' Home! Aunt Polly
Series Blossom Unknown
Movie Polly Aunt Polly
Movie False Witness Lynne Jacobi
Movie Mickey's 60th Birthday Disneyland Cleaning Lady
Series A Different World Unknown
Series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Unknown
Movie Uncle Tom's Cabin
Series The Cosby Show Clair Huxtable
Movie That Man is Pregnant