Phylicia Rashād

75, from Houston, Texas, USA

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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.

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2024Aged 76

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2023Aged 75

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2021Aged 73

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2020Aged 72

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2014Aged 66

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2012Aged 64

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2011Aged 63

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2010Aged 62

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2008Aged 60

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2002Aged 54

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1998Aged 50

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1996Aged 48

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1995Aged 47

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1994Aged 46

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1990Aged 42

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1989Aged 41

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1988Aged 40

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1987Aged 39

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1981Aged 33

1972Aged 24

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