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Phylicia Rashād

Phylicia Rashād

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    • June 19th, 1948
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.

Filmography

Acting (26 Credits)

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2022Creed III as Mary Anne Creed
2020A Fall from Grace as Sarah
2020Black Box as Lillian
2020Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey as Grandmother Journey
2020Soul as Libba Gardner (voice)
2020Soul as Libba Gardner (voice)
2018Creed II as Mary Anne Creed
2017Tour de Pharmacy as Victoria Young
2016Jean-Claude Van Johnson as Jane
2015Creed as Mary Anne Creed
2013Do No Harm as Dr. Vanessa Young
2012Good Deeds as Wilimena Deeds
2012Steel Magnolias as Clairee
2011Change of Plans as Dorothy
2010Frankie & Alice as Edna
2010Just Wright as Ella McKnight
2010For Colored Girls as Gilda
2008A Raisin in the Sun as Lena Younger
2001Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man as Cassandra Hawkins
1999Little Bill
1996Cosby as Ruth Lucas
1996The Babysitter's Seduction as Det. Kate Jacobs
1995Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored as Ma Ponk
1989Polly as Aunt Polly
1987Uncle Tom's Cabin as Eliza
1984The Cosby Show as Clair Huxtable

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