Where Are They Now: The Cast of The Cosby Show

The Huxtable clan hit TV screens 32 years ago this week.


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The Huxtables: TV's Most Iconic Black Family - Believe it or not, this week marks the 32nd anniversary of The Cosby Show premiere, and the series changed television forever. The extremely popular multi-Emmy Award-winning sitcom was the No. 1 show in the country for five of its eight seasons. The Cosby Show has been plagued with controversy since several women came forward claiming they were drugged and sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby. Nonetheless, the show is still a timeless example of classic. Here, we see where the cast is today.(Photo: Alan Singer/NBCU Photo Bank)

Phylicia Rashad Is 66 and Fine - The quintessentially fabulous mom Phylicia Rashad celebrates her 66th birthday today. And she's still just as fine as ever!   (Photo: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

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Phylicia Rashad - Phylicia Rashad portrayed Clair Hanks Huxtable, the sexy, witty but stern lawyer, wife and mom on the groundbreaking sitcom. Rashad reteamed twice with her TV husband in the '90s post-Cosby Show, first on the series Cosby and later as a voice actor on the animated kids show Little Bill. In the 2000s, she starred in the TV movies A Raisin in The Sun and Steel Magnolias. Rashad also appeared in the feature films Frankie & Alice and For Colored Girls. Today, the actress is a director of stage Most recently, the actress appeared in last year's mega hit Creed. (Photo: Brad Barket/Getty Images)


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Sabrina Le Beauf - Sondra, the oldest child of the Huxtable clan, played by Sabrina Le Beauf, famously did not appear in the pilot episode. But Le Beauf expanded her résumé after the iconic series ended. Le Beauf starred in Star Trek: The Next Generation in the '90s and reunited with her TV dad on Cosby and as a voice actor on Bill Cosby's animated series Fatherhood in the 2000s. She's also a frequent leading lady of the Washington, D.C. Shakespeare Theatre Company. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)


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Lisa Bonet - After starring as the quirky and stylish Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show and A Different World for a combined seven seasons, Lisa Bonet went on to star in the films Enemy of the State, High Fidelity and Biker Boyz plus the TV series Life on Mars. The ex-wife of Lenny Kravitz and mom of Zoe Kravitz got married a second time in 2007 to actor Jason Momoa. The couple starred opposite each other in the Momoa-written and directed 2014 film Road to Paloma. Together, they have two children. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)


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Malcolm-Jamal Warner - Everyone loved Malcolm-Jamal Warner as Theodore Huxtable, the dyslexic yet hip and cool only son of America's first TV family. Warner has helped TV audiences keep the love alive thanks to a string of starring roles in the sitcoms Malcolm & Eddie, Sherri, BET's Reed Between the Lines and, most recently, Community. As of 2014, Warner has two recurring roles on both Sons of Anarchy and Major Crimes.(Photo: Angela Weiss/Getty Images)


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Tempestt Bledsoe - Tempsett Bledsoe has completely reinvented herself as an actress since portraying the sensible yet daring daughter Vanessa Huxtable. The real-life New York University graduate became a fixture in television, hosting the hit reality show Clean House and scoring roles on scripted series like The Practice, South of Nowhere and Guys With Kids. Bledsoe could also be heard as a voice actor on the series The Replacements and in the film ParaNorman.  (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)


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Keshia Knight Pulliam - After charming TV audiences as the adorable and precocious Rudy Huxtable, actress Keisha Knight Pulliam put her acting career on hold for higher education. After earning a sociology degree from Spelman College, she returned to showbiz to star in movies like Beauty Shop and Madea Goes to Jail and the TV series House of Payne. Pulliam also won the celebrity editions of the game shows Weakest Link and Fear Factor. (Photo: Marcus Ingram/Getty Images)

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Erika Alexander - Erika Alexander portayed Clair's streetwise cousin Pam for three seasons on The Cosby Show. But for five seasons, she became best known to TV audiences as sharp-tongued and sexy legal eagle Maxine Shaw on the precursor to Friends, FOX sitcom Living Single. Alexander's other television appreances include Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, ER, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, House: MD and BET's Let's Stay Together.(Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)


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Geoffrey Owens - Geoffrey Owens portrayed Sandra's sweet and misunderstood husband Elvin Tibideaux on the long running sitcom. Post Cosby, the actor was a frequent guest star on several TV series, including Law & Order, Boston Legal, Medium, The Secret Life of the American Teenager and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. In 2014, he appeared in the hit HBO series The Leftovers. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)


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Dondre Whitfield - One of the more popular suitors of the Huxtable girls was Vanessa's puppy love boyfriend Robert Foreman, portrayed by Dondre Whitfield. After the iconic series ended, the actor stayed  active in TV on All My Children, Between Brothers, Girlfriends, Ghost Whisperer and Cold Case. Whitfield currently stars on the ABC drama Mistresses. He married actress Salli Richardson in 2002. The acting duo have two children.(Photo: WENN)


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Michelle Thomas - Michelle Thomas portrayed Justine Phillips, the pretty yet spunky girlfriend of Theo. Art imitated life when Thomas and Malcolm-Jamal Warner went on to become a couple in real life. The actress later became best known as Myra Monkhouse on Family Matters for six seasons and she also appeared in an NAACP Image Award-nominated role on The Young and the Restless. Sadly, Thomas succumbed to stomach cancer at the age of 30. Warner was reportedly at her bedside when she passed away. (Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage) 

Joseph C. Phillips - The actor, who?s best known for playing Denise Huxtable?s husband on The Cosby Show, was also the national co-chair of the steering committee for the Bush-Cheney 2004 campaign. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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Joseph C. Phillips - As the long-suffering but understanding husband of Denise Huxtable, Lt. Martin Kendall, Joseph C. Phillips only enjoyed a three season stint on the hit sitcom. But afterwards, he put in guest appearances on TV shows like The Parkers, The King of Queens and V.I.P. Phillips then went on to have starring roles on The District and the daytime dramas General Hospital and Young and the Restless.  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)


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Raven-Symoné - The family series got a new injection of cuteness when Raven-Symoné was selected to play Denise's perky stepdaughter Olivia. She followed The Cosby Show's end with a stint on Hanging With Mr. Cooper, but her role as Raven Baxter on That's So Raven for four seasons rebranded her as a TV mogul. The highly successful series helped to up Symoné's worth up to $45 million dollars in 2009. The actress also starred in the films Dr. Doolittle 2, Fat Albert and College Road Trip. Raven made big news when she publicly came out in July of 2013, inspiring many people to be their authentic self.   (Photo: Nikki Nelson/WENN.com)


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Carl Anthony Payne - Carl Anthony Payne only portrayed Theo's mischievous BFF Walter 'Cockroach' Bradley for two seasons. But the actor quickly moved on to another successful TV bromance for five seasons when he starred as Cole Brown opposite Martin Lawrence on the hit sitcom Martin. Payne also appeared on the television series George Lopez, The Game and For Richer or Poorer. In 2013, he played Antonio L.A. Reid in the TV movie CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story.(Photo: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)


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Deon Richmond - Following his departure on The Cosby Show, Deon Richmond, who played Rudy's mini-chauvinistic male bestie Kenny a.k.a. Bud, stayed active on both the big and small screens. He starred in such films as Trippin', Scream 3, Not Another Teen Movie and Van Wilder: Party Liaison. On TV, he appeared on Sister, Sister, Teachers  and Psych. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Starz Home Entertainment)


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Troy Winbush - Troy Winbush lit up the small screen in the role of Denny, the charming and charismatic friend-turned-roommate of Theo. The actor has kept a heavy presence in TV since his time on The Cosby Show. He's appeared on Touched by an Angel, Strong Medicine, CSI: Miami, The Parkers and NCIS Los Angeles. He can currently be seen in the recurring role of Morris Elcott on Scandal. (Photo: Katherine Christine/WENN)


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Karen Malina White - The Cosby extended clan grew to include Cousin Pam's fast-talking but loyal BFF Charmaine Brown, portrayed by Karen Malina White. The actress, one of TV's most visible actors, has appeared in over a dozen sucessful series including A Different World, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, My So-Called Life, The Proud Family, Southland and The Mentalist. In 2014, White guest starred on the Viola Davis drama How to Get Away With Murder. (Photo: Johnny Louis/WENN.com)


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Allen Payne - Allen Payne starred as Lance Rodman, the fickle yet suave boyfriend of Charmaine Brown, on The Cosby Show. Payne emerged as a hot '90s Black Hollywood movie star thanks to roles in New Jack City, CB4, Jason's Lyric and Vampire in Brooklyn. He also had breakout performances in the TV movies Tuskegee Airman and Double Platinum. In the mid-2000s, Payne enjoyed a seven-year stint on Tyler Perry's House of Payne sitcom. (Photo: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)


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Earle Hyman - Veteran actor Earle Hyman enjoyed a 46-year career as a Broadway actor before he was tapped to play Russell Huxtable, father of Cliff, on The Cosby Show. Since the groundbreaking series ended, he reunited with his TV son for the sitcom Cosby and has appeared in such TV movies as Hijacked: Flight 285 and The Moving of Sophia Myles.  (Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)


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Clarice Taylor - Legendary actress Clarice Taylor performed for over five decades on stage, radio and in television and film. The co-founder of Harlem's American Negro Theater portrayed Cliff's mother, Anna Huxtable, on the trailblazing series. Post-Cosby she starred in the films Sommersby and Smoke and the TV series Due South. Taylor retired from acting in 2009. Sadly, she died of heart failure in 2011. (Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd/Getty Images)

#BlackTwitter Drags Bill Cosby  - Bill Cosby is the latest victim of #BlackTwitter. Someone on his social media team thought it was a good idea to encourage people to meme him, and that's when #CosbyMeme exploded. People were meme'ing things related to Cosby's alleged sex abuse and rape cases. The back story goes that Cosby settled a civil lawsuit filed back in 2006 by former Temple University employee Andrea Constand, who was 32 at the time, who claimed Bill drugged and sexually assaulted her in his Philadelphia-area mansion in 2004. Constand's story made the cover of People magazine, but it went away fairly quietly. Remember, social media wasn't in its prime then. Constand wasn't the only woman that accused Cosby of rape. Thirteen women were involved in that civil suit and they each made similar allegations from incidents dating as far back as the '70s.Fast forward to today...

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Bill Cosby - Legendary comedian, actor, author, TV producer, educator and activist Bill Cosby starred in several TV series (I, Spy, The Bill Cosby Show and Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids) prior to launching the trailblazing Cosby Show. Since that series's swan song, Cosby has kept a foothold in television over the decades in The Cosby Mysteries, Touched by an Angel and Cosby. For nearly a year, his name and legacy has been in question after dozens of women came forward saying they were drugged and sexually assaulted by Cosby. Bill Cosby will reportedly stand trial in June of 2017 on charges he drugged and molested Andrea Constand. (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)