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Phylicia Rashād

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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Jun 19, 1948 In Houston, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie That Man is Pregnant 1972-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Creed III 2022-11-23
Known For
Poster of Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist
Poster of A Fall from Grace
Poster of Creed
Poster of Good Deeds
Movie Creed III Mary Anne Creed 2022-11-23
Movie Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist Self 2021-04-17
Movie Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King Self - Actress 2020-08-30
Movie Black Box Lillian 2020-10-06
Movie A Fall from Grace Sarah 2020-01-17
Movie Soul Libba Gardner (voice) 2020-12-25
Movie Between the World and Me Self 2020-11-21
Movie Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey Grandmother Journey 2020-11-06
Series David Makes Man Dr. Woods-Trap 2019-08-14
Series Tamron Hall Self - Guest 2019-09-09
Series Station 19 Pilar 2018-03-22
Movie Charlie's Place Narrator 2018-04-26
Movie Creed II Mary Anne Creed 2018-11-21
Movie Tour de Pharmacy Victoria Young 2017-07-08
Series Jean-Claude Van Johnson Jane 2016-08-19
Series This Is Us Carol Clarke 2016-09-20
Movie August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand Unknown 2015-02-20
Movie Creed Mary Anne Creed 2015-11-25
Movie For Justice Georgina Howe 2015-07-03
Movie Emily & Tim Emily (Segment 5) 2015-08-29
Movie Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee Self 2014-06-22
Series Sofia the First Ice Witch (voice) 2013-01-11
Series Do No Harm Dr. Vanessa Young 2013-01-31
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 For Colored Girls Gilda 2010-11-05
Movie Frankie & Alice Edna 2010-12-10
Movie A Raisin in the Sun Lena Younger 2008-02-25
Series Psych Winnifred Guster 2006-07-07
Series Grey's Anatomy Nell Timms 2005-03-27
Series Everybody Hates Chris Unknown 2005-09-22
Movie The Visit Dr. Coles 2001-04-20
Movie Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man Cassandra Hawkins 2001-05-02
Movie The Old Settler Elizabeth Barney 2001-04-25
Series Bull Unknown 2000-08-15
Series Little Bill Unknown 1999-11-28
Movie Free of Eden Unknown 1999-02-21
Movie The Babysitter's Seduction Det. Kate Jacobs 1996-01-22
Movie Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Ma Ponk 1996-01-26
Series Cosby Ruth Lucas 1996-09-16
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Series In the House Unknown 1995-04-10
Movie The Possession of Michael D. Dr. Marion Hale (Psychiatrist) 1995-05-02
Movie David's Mother Gladys Johnson 1994-04-10
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Movie Hallelujah Mayor Turner 1993-12-22
Movie Jailbirds Janice Grant 1991-05-16
Series Blossom Unknown 1990-07-05
Movie Polly: Comin' Home! Aunt Polly 1990-11-18
Movie False Witness Lynne Jacobi 1989-10-23
Movie Polly Aunt Polly 1989-11-12
Movie Mickey's 60th Birthday Disneyland Cleaning Lady 1988-11-13
Movie Uncle Tom's Cabin Eliza 1987-06-14
Series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Unknown 1987-09-10
Series A Different World Unknown 1987-09-24
Series The Cosby Show Clair Huxtable 1984-09-20
Movie That Man is Pregnant Unknown 1972-01-01