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'Rudy' no more

LOS ANGELES, May 31 (UPI) -- Keshia Knight Pulliam -- who became a star at 5 as Rudy on the NBC comedy "The Cosby Show" -- is challenging the conventional wisdom in Hollywood about how toug
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

New play tweaks Helen of Troy legend

NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- An ancient variation on the Helen of Troy legend has provided playwright Ellen McLaughlin with the idea for a delectably funny but touching comic tragedy about
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

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THE WAGES OF DYSFUNCTION
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

'SURVIVOR: THAILAND' It's official -- the fifth installment of CBS's highly successful "Survivor" series will take place on an island in Thailand.
By United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

AFI NOMINATIONS
By United Press International

Nominees for 1st Annual AFI Awards

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the first annual AFI Awards, which were announced Thursday in Los Angeles by the American Film Institute:

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- In an unfortunate sense television, the dominating mass media of our time, contributes to an old evil, apartheid.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International
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Phylicia Rashad
Actors Idina Menzel, Best Actress in a Musical "Wicked" Hugh Jackman, Best Actor in a Musical "The Boy From Oz" Phylicia Rashad, Best Actress in a Play "A Raisin in the Sun" and Jefferson Mays, Best Actor in a Play "I Am My Own Wife" left to right pose at the 2004 Tony Award ceremonies on June 6, 2004 in New York. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Phylicia Rashād (born Phylicia Ayers-Allen on June 19, 1948) is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show.

In 2004, Rashad became the first African-American actress to win the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play, for her role in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun.

She resumed the role in the 2008 television adaption of A Raisin in the Sun, which earned her the 2009 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Phylicia Rashad."
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