Phylicia Rashad is one of the multi talented and renowned American actress, stage director as well as a fabulous singer who was born on June 19th, 1948 in Houston, Texas, United States with black ethnicity. She is best known especially for her outstanding performance as Clair Huxtable in the one of the long running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. For her this amazing performance, she was been nominated for Emmy Award. She is also one of the first African-American actress who is able to win Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play. She won this award for her outstanding performance in A Raisin in the Sun. She resumed her role in the 2008 television version A Raisin in the Sun from which she was again able to receive NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special or Television Movie.
She was the daughter of Vivian Ayers and Andrew Arthur Allen. Rashad was very talented since her early days. She speaks Spanish fluently as she moved to Mexico with her family at the very young age. Rashid loved acting since her early age. After lots of hard work and enthusiasm Rashad was finally able to make her place and gain remarkable comments by appearing in Dreamgirls. Later in 1978, Rashid released an album named Josephine Superstar. She is basically known for Broadway credits. The Broadway credit includes Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Raisin in the Sun, Blue, August: Osage County, Jelly’s Last Jam, Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death and Into the Woods.
In the year 1983, Rashad joined the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. She is also highly appreciated for her performance in the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show as attorney Clair Huxtable. Similarly, she appeared in CBS’s Cosby, Little Bill, Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom, Everybody Hates Chris, Gus’s Dad May Have Killed an Old Guy, Christmas Joy, A Raisin in the Sun, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, For Colored Girls, Good Deeds and many more. According to some source, Phylicia will star as a gay in a new CBS drama “For Justice.”
Moving towards her personal life, she is married thrice. She also had man rumors about her dating and affairs. Many renowned celebrities were linked with her as her boyfriend. She first got married in the year 1972 to William Lancelot Bowles, Jr. who was a dentist. The relationship with his didn’t last longer so she had a divorce with her husband on 1975. Again she got married on December 14, 1985 to a sportscaster Ahmad Rash?d. She again had a divorce with her third husband in early 2001. Talking about her children, she has one son named William Lancelot Bowles III with William Lancelot Bowles, Jr and a daughter Condola Phyleia Rash?d with Ahmad Rash?d.
She is able to accomplish gigantic success with a very beautiful face, good qualities and delightful smile. This attractive lady has a very fair height of five feet six inches. With this height and appearance she owns by birth, she looks extremely hot and sexy in every of the outfits she wears. Her net worth is estimated to be $55 million dollars. Her fans can know more about her in different social networking sites and follow her in twitter. One can grab biography in her in wiki.