Keisha Knight Pulliam
Keisha Knight Pulliam was born in Newark, New Jersey, on April 9, 1979. She started playing Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show when she was just 4 years old, however, she had already appeared on Sesame Street at the age of 3 years. She also starred in The Last Dragon and several other TV projects, including The Little Match Girl, Polly, Polly: Comin' Home, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. She also had a few guest star appearances on A Different World. She was nominated for a Young Artist Award in 1985 and 1987 for The Cosby Show. She won in 1989 (and the rest of the cast) for The Cosby Show. She was nominated for a Young Artist Award in 1990 for playing Polly in Polly. She is a 2001 graduate of Spelman College where she earned a degree in sociology. She recently was named as one of Ebony magazine's top bachelorettes. She is also a member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority. In November of 2001, she won the special former-child star edition of The Weakest Link. Her winnings benefited the Bonner Foundation, a group that funds scholarships and antihunger programs.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
Keisha Knight Pulliam Facts
|Birthday||April 9, 1979 (38)|
|Birthplace||Newark, New Jersey, USA|
|Beauty Shop (2005) as Darnelle|
|The Gospel (2005) -movie as Maya Walker|
|Motives (2004) as Letrice|
|What About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway (2002) -movie as Temple|
|Polly (1990) as Polly|
|The Last Dragon (1985) as Sophie|
|The Cosby Show (1984) as Rudy Huxtable (breakthrough)|
|Tyler Parry's House of Payne as Maranda Lucas|