Phylicia Rashād
Phylicia Rashād

Gender

Female

Known Credits

9

Phylicia Rashād

Date of Birth: Jun 19, 1948

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

 

 

Biography

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.

Known For

Filmography

Creed

Creed

as Mary Anne Creed

2016

Emily & Tim

Emily & Tim

as Emily (Segment 5)

2015

Do No Harm

Do No Harm

as Dr. Vanessa Young

2013

Frankie & Alice

Frankie & Alice

as Edna

2010

David's Mother

David's Mother

as Gladys Johnson

1994

Polly: Comin' Home!

Polly: Comin' Home!

as Aunt Polly

1990