This page contains the list of cast members of The Cosby Show throughout its run on NBC-TV from 1984-92.  The Cosby Show was based on a Jamaican-American family. All the cast members listed to date, July 28, 2020, were identified and are secured now after a 10-year investigation by sources, who claimed they were with the Central Intelligence Agency. All 18 family members identified have dopplegangers in the show. This page will now talk about the family, who inspired this show, rather than the actors who studied them and play a role in the sitcom. We learned about the family after Bill Cosby entered the family's life in 2011 when he was invited to a gig at the Warner Theater in the Farmington Valley's near Avon, Connecticut, where the lovable person, who inspired the character "Denise Huxtable" lived. People found out that the CIA tried to hide them from locals in Connecticut.

Series cast[edit | edit source]

Main Cast[edit | edit source]

  • Phylicia Rashād (credited as Phylicia Ayers-Allen before marriage to Ahmad Rashād in 1985) - appears on the series as Clair Huxtable, Esq., an attorney, Cliff's wife

Cliff and Clair's son

  • Keshia Knight Pulliam - played the part of Rudith Lillian "Rudy" Huxtable, the youngest child in the Huxtable family
  • Tempestt Bledsoe - appears on the series as Vanessa Huxtable, the third daughter in the Huxtable family
  • Lisa Bonet - appears as Denise Huxtable Kendall (seasons 1–3 and seasons 6–7; recurring in seasons 4 and 5) the second daughter born to Clair and Cliff Huxtable
  • Sabrina Le Beauf - appears on the show as Sondra Huxtable-Tibideaux, Esq., like her mother, an attorney, the eldest of the Huxtable children (seasons 2–8; recurring in season 1)

Supporting Cast[edit | edit source]

  • Geoffrey Owens - plays the part of Dr. Elvin Tibideaux, M.D., Sondra's husband in seasons 4–8; recurring in seasons 2 and 3
  • Raven-Symoné - plays the role of Olivia Kendall, Cliff and Clair's step-granddaughter, and Denise's new stepdaughter, when she married Martin Kendell in Season 6 (appears in seasons 6–8)
  • Joseph C. Phillips - appears as LT. Martin Kendell, USN in seasons 6 and 7, then recurring in season 8
  • Erika Alexander - plays the part of Pamela "Pam" Tucker in seasons 7 and 8
  • Allen Payne - appears as Lance Rodman: boyfriend of Charmaine
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