Phylicia Rashād



Place of birth:

Houston, Texas, USA:


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.

Film Credits

Soul (2020)
as Libba Gardner (voice)
Between the World and Me (2020)
as Self
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)
as Grandmother Journey
Black Box (2020)
as Lillian
Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King (2020)
as Self - Actress
A Fall from Grace (2020)
as Sarah
Creed II (2018)
as Mary Anne Creed
Charlie's Place (2018)
as Narrator
Tour de Pharmacy (2017)
as Victoria Young
Creed (2015)
as Mary Anne Creed
Emily & Tim (2015)
as Emily (Segment 5)
For Justice (2015)
as Georgina Howe
August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand (2015)
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)
as Self
Steel Magnolias (2012)
as Clairee
Good Deeds (2012)
as Wilimena Deeds
Change of Plans (2011)
as Dorothy
Frankie & Alice (2010)
as Edna
For Colored Girls (2010)
as Gilda
Just Wright (2010)
as Ella McKnight
A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
as Lena Younger
Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man (2001)
as Cassandra Hawkins
The Old Settler (2001)
as Elizabeth Barney
The Visit (2001)
as Dr. Coles
Free of Eden (1999)
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored (1996)
as Ma Ponk
The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
as Det. Kate Jacobs
The Possession of Michael D. (1995)
as Dr. Marion Hale (Psychiatrist)
David's Mother (1994)
as Gladys Johnson
Hallelujah (1993)
as Mayor Turner
Jailbirds (1991)
as Janice Grant
Polly: Comin' Home! (1990)
as Aunt Polly
Polly (1989)
as Aunt Polly
False Witness (1989)
as Lynne Jacobi
Mickey's 60th Birthday (1988)
as Disneyland Cleaning Lady
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
as Eliza
That Man is Pregnant (1972)
Creed III ()
as Mary Anne Creed