Eat Pudding Pops And Watch The Cosby Show Cast

Wednesday, October 26 by Shawn Lealos

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	“The Cosby Show” cast starred on the show throughout its eight season run, helping it to become one of the most successful <a href=sitcoms in television history. The television series aired from 1984 until 1992 and helped open the door for other successful African American television sitcoms that followed. The show also spawned a spin-off called “A Different World.”

Bill Cosby

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	Bill Cosby, the lead character from “The Cosby Show" cast, starred as Dr. Cliff <span data-scayt_word=Huxtable. Cliff was the husband and father of four daughters and one son. Bill Cosby got his start in entertainment as a comedian. He became famous for his television work on children’s shows like “The Electric Company” and “Fat Albert.”

Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad  The Cosby Show Cast

Phylicia Rashad starred as Clair, the wife of Cliff, who worked as a lawyer. Rashad worked as a successful theatrical actress before breaking out with her role as part of “The Cosby Show” cast. Recently, she starred in the Tyler Perry movie “For Colored Girls.”

Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Malcolm-Jamal Warner The Cosby Show Cast

Warner played the lone son in “The Cosby Show” cast, Theo. While he has never reached the level of success he enjoyed on the show, he also appeared on sitcoms such as “Malcolm & Eddie” and “Fresh Prince of Bel Air.”

Keshia Knight Pulliam

Keshia Knight Pulliam The Cosby Show Cast

Pulliam starred as youngest daughter Rudy Huxtable, starting at the age of five. Her career actually began at the age of three on “Sesame Street.” In 2009, Pulliam starred in the Tyler Perry film, “Madea Goes to Jail.”

Tempestt Bledsoe

Tempestt Bledsoe  The Cosby Show Cast

Tempestt Bledsoe played second youngest daughter, Vanessa, in “The Cosby Show” cast. In the ‘90s, Bledsoe hosted her own daytime talk show and, in 2010, she took the job as host of the Style Network TV show, “Clean House.”

Lisa Bonet

Lisa Bonet  The Cosby Show Cast

Lisa Bonet starred in “The Cosby Show” cast as Denise Huxtable and also starred in the spin-off “A Different World” when her character went off to college. Bonet starred in a number of high profile films including “High Fidelity” and “Enemy of the State.” She was also married to Lenny Kravitz.

Sabrina Le Beauf

Sabrina Le Beauf  The Cosby Show Cast

Le Beauf starred as the oldest Huxtable girl Sondra, a character that never existed until the second season of the show. She almost didn’t get the role in “The Cosby Show” cast because she was up against Whitney Houston. She also appeared on the TV show “Fatherhood.”

Geoffrey Owens

Geoffrey Owens The Cosby Show Cast

Geoffrey Owens starred in “The Cosby Show” cast as Sondra’s husband, Elvin. Recently, Owens appeared in cameo roles on shows like “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Las Vegas” and “The Secret Life of the American Teenager.”

Raven Symone

Raven Symone The Cosby Show Cast

Raven Symone starred as Olivia, the step-daughter of Denise Huxtable, who ended up staying with Cliff and Clair late in the series. Raven Symone went on to huge popularity with her Disney Channel show, “That’s So Raven.”

Joseph C. Phillips

Joseph C. Phillips  The Cosby Show Cast

Phillips stars as Martin Kendall, the husband of Denise and father of Olivia in “The Cosby Show” cast. Phillips also starred for four years on the ABC soap opera “General Hospital.”

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