Phylicia Rashad (born June 19, 1948) is an African-American activist and actress who is most famous for her role as Bill Cosby's wife and the Huxtable family matriarch on the television show, The Cosby Show. She is a graduate of Howard University and later taught drama there.
She was previously married to television sportscaster Ahmad Rashad from 1985 to 2001.
In 2004, she became the first black actress to win a Tony Award, winning the award for her role in the play, A Raisin in the Sun.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
Phylicia Rashad Facts
|June 19, 1948 (75)
|Houston, Texas, USA
|Jean-Claude Van Johnson
|The Cosby Show
|For Colored Girls
|The Babysitter's Seduction
|A Raisin in the Sun