The Cosby Show' Actors: Where Are They Now?
"The Cosby Show" is one of TV's most beloved sitcoms, but it's been eighteen years since the show went off the air prompting the question, "The Cosby Show" Actors: Where Are They Now? Starting in 1984, Cliff and Clair Huxtable and their adorable children came into viewer's homes every week for eight seasons. It became the third longest running sitcom with an African American cast behind "The Jeffersons" and "Family Matters," and introduced the world to Raven-Symone and Lisa Bonet.
Bill Cosby as Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable. Cliff was an OBGYN and the loving head of he Huxtable clan. He was known for being slightly eccentric, loving jazz, and wearing crazy colored sweaters.
The Cosby Show' Actors: Where Are They Now? Cosby is currently touring the U.S. returning to his stand-up comedy roots. Most recently, he leant his voice to a documentary called "For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots," a look at African Americans in military history. The film features famous actors reading letters, diaries, and speeches from the past few centuries.
Phylicia Rashad as Clair Hanks Huxtable. Clair was a lawyer by day and a firm but gentle mother to the Cosby kids by night.
The Cosby Show' Actors: Where Are They Now? Phylicia has a new movie due out in May 2010 starring Queen Latifah and Pam Grier called "Just Wright." She is currently in production on Tyler Perry's version of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf" starring Whoopi Goldberg and March Carey.
Malcolm-Jamal Warner as Theodore 'Theo' Huxtable. Theo was the only Huxtable son, best known for being athletic and somewhat academically challenged.
The Cosby Show' Actors: Where Are They Now? Most recently, Warner played Kevin on "Sherri" starring Sherri Shepard from "The View." He has also done multiple TV guest spots and a season on the CBS comedy "Listen Up" with Jason Alexander.
Keshia Knight Pulliam as Rudy Huxtable. Rudy was the baby of the Cosby family and had the awkward honor of growing up on TV.
The Cosby Show' Actors: Where Are They Now? Keshia has appeared on twelve episodes of Tyler Perry's "House of Payne" earning her the NAACP Image Award for Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series two years in a row.
Tempestt Bledsoe as Vanessa Huxtable. Vanessa was the middle child of the Cosby family known primarily as a know-it-all tattletale.
The Cosby Show' Actors: Where Are They Now? Tempestt's voice appeared in 21 episodes of the animated series "The Replacements" and she appeared on the reality show "Househusbands of Hollywood" on Fox Reality Channel.
Lisa Bonet as Denise Huxtable. Denise was the kooky, independent second child of Clair and Cliff.
The Cosby Show' Actors: Where Are They Now? Most recently Bonet appeared in five episodes of the USA Network series "Life on Mars." Mostly she keeps out of he public eye choosing to spend time with her boyfriend, Jason Momoa, and three children.
Raven-Symoné as Olivia Kendall. Olivia was Denise's step-daughter and was brought in during the sixth season of the show when was Rudy was no longer precocious enough.
The Cosby Show' Actors: Where Are They Now? Raven is probably the most successful of the Cosby kids with a slew of Disney shows and a singing career under her belt. She recently voiced Iridessa in the animated "Tinker Bell" series and is currently in production on an ABC Family made for TV movie "Revenge of the Bridesmaids." In 2010 she will appear in the "Meet the Parents/Meet the Fockers" sequel "Little Fockers."
Sabrina Le Beauf as Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux. Sondra was the earnest, serious oldest Huxtable daughter who did not appear regularly as she was often off attending school at Princeton.
The Cosby Show' Actors: Where Are They Now? Sabrina's most recent TV gig was voicing Norma Bindlebeep in Bill Cosby's animated Nick at Nite series "Fatherhood" in 2005 and she appeared in an indie film called "The Stalker Within." She currently owns her own interior design company.