Person Details

Birthday: 1948-06-19 12:12:52

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Houston, Texas, USA

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Movie Involvements: 30

TV Involvements: 5


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Station 19
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8

Station 19

(2018) Pilar
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
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7

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

(2020) Grandmother Journey
Black Box
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7

Black Box

(2020) Lillian
Creed II
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7

Creed II

(2018) Mary Anne Creed
Creed
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7

Creed

(2015) Mary Anne Creed
A Fall from Grace
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7

A Fall from Grace

(2020) Sarah
Sofia the First
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7

Sofia the First

(2013) Ice Witch (voice)
Between the World and Me
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7

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Mary Anne Creed
2021 Self
2020 Libba Gardner (voice)
Self
Grandmother Journey
Lillian
Self - Actress
Sarah
2019 Self - Guest
Dr. Woods-Trap
2018 Mary Anne Creed
Narrator
Pilar
2017 Victoria Young
2016 Carol Clarke
Jane
2015 Mary Anne Creed
Emily (Segment 5)
Georgina Howe
N/A
2014 Self
2013 Dr. Vanessa Young
Ice Witch (voice)
2012 Clairee
Wilimena Deeds
2011 Dorothy
2010 Edna
Gilda
Ella McKnight
2008 Lena Younger
2006 Mrs. Guster
Winnifred Guster
2005 N/A
Nell Timms
2001 Cassandra Hawkins
Elizabeth Barney
Dr. Coles
2000 N/A
1999 N/A
N/A
1996 Ruth Lucas
N/A
Ma Ponk
Det. Kate Jacobs
1995 Dr. Marion Hale (Psychiatrist)
N/A
1994 N/A
Gladys Johnson
1993 Mayor Turner
1991 Janice Grant
1990 Aunt Polly
N/A
1989 Aunt Polly
Lynne Jacobi
1988 Disneyland Cleaning Lady
1987 N/A
N/A
Eliza
1984 Clair Huxtable
1972 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

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