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Rashad, Phylicia, 1948-

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Personal name headingRashad, Phylicia, 1948-
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Variant(s)Allen, Phylicia, 1948-
Ayers-Allen, Phylicia, 1948-
Biography/History noteIndividual was a Tony awardee.
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1948-06-19
Place of birthHouston (Tex.)
AffiliationHoward University Alliance Theater (Atlanta, Ga.) National Broadcasting Company CBS Television Network
Profession or occupationActresses Singers
Found inMiles, J. Baby's nursery rhymes, p1995: label (Phylicia Rashad)
Intl. motion picture almanac, 1997 (Rashad, Phylicia, b. June 19, 1948; actress, singer; also acted using maiden name Phylicia Ayers-Allen)
LC in OCLC, Aug. 22, 1997 (MLC hdg.: Allen, Phylicia; MLC usage: Phylicia Allen)
The Cosby show. Season 1, 2005: credits (Phylicia Ayers-Allen)
African American National Biography, accessed March 18, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Rashad, Phylicia Ayers-Allen; Phylicia Ayers-Allen; actress, singer; born 19 June 1948 in Houston, Taxas, United States; Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Howard University (1970); joined the Negro Ensemble Company; played attorney Clair Olivia Hanks Huxtable on NBCs sitcom The Cosby Show (1984); received two People's Choice Awards (1985, 1989), NAACP Image Award (1984); won NAACP Image Award (1997), Satellite Award (1999), and TV Guide Award (2000); won Drama Desk Award and Tony Award for Best Actress for her role in A Raisin in the Sun (2004); received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic Special (2009); became Alliance Theater Company board of directors member (Atlanta, Georgia))
LCCN 92-773732: Josephine superstar, p1978: label (Phylicia Allen)
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