What were Russell and Anna Huxtable on The Cosby Show?

Russell Dean Huxtable and Anna Simmons Huxtable are Cliff’s parents, who appear as recurring characters on The Cosby Show. The part of Russell Huxtable was played on the series by veteran actor Earle Hyman, while the part of Anna wass played by late veteran stage/TV/film actress Clarice Taylor.

Who played Cliff Huxtable’s mother on The Cosby Show?

Clarice Taylor
Bill Cosby’s television mother has been laid to rest. Bill Cosby’s television mother has been laid to rest. The funeral for Clarice Taylor, best known for her role as Dr. Cliff Huxtable’s mom Anna Huxtable on The Cosby Show, was held Tuesday night in Harlem.

Who played Grandma T on The Cosby Show?

Clarice Taylor, 93, an actress best known for portraying the self-possessed Grandmother Huxtable on “The Cosby Show,” died May 30 at her home in Englewood, N.J. She had congestive heart failure.

Is Clarice Taylor still alive?

May 30, 2011Clarice Taylor / Date of death

Who played Claire’s mother on The Cosby Show?

Ethel Ayler
Ethel Ayler, the standout stage actress who appeared in Eve’s Bayou and To Sleep With Anger and portrayed the mother of Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show, has died. She was 88. Ayler died Nov. 18 in Loma Linda, California, her family announced.

Who played Claire’s father on The Cosby Show?

Famed jazz singer Joe Williams has joined the show in the recurring role of Grandpa Al, father of Clair Huxtable (Phylicia Ayers-Allen). Williams, who won a Grammy Award in 1984 as best jazz vocalist, will make his first appearance on the NBC series Thursday.

Who played Cousin Emma?

actress Clarice Taylor
Character played by: Grady’s Cousin Emma was a gold-bricking sort who vistis from Chicago in the episode of Sanford and Son titled “Hello Cousin Emma, Goodbye Cousin Emma” in the Season 3 season finale. The part of Emma is played by character stage/TV and film actress Clarice Taylor.

Who was Clarice Taylor married to?

Maxwell GlanvilleClarice Taylor / Spouse

Who played Claire’s sister on The Cosby Show?

Clair’s Sister

The Cosby Show episode
“Clair’s Sister”
TV series The Cosby Show
Guest star(s) Mario Van Peebles as Garvin Joe Williams as Al Hanks Yvonne Erwin as Sarah Hanks Jeff Mooring Greg Russell Curry Tad
Network: NBC-TV