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Phylicia Rashād was born on 19th June, 1948 in Houston, Texas, USA. She is an actress, stage director as well as a singer. Phylicia was the first African–American female to win the Tony Award. More, among her career highlights we can find two NAACP, Black Reel and The BET Honors Awards. Rashad has spent more than 40 years on the stage as she has been active in the industry since 1972.
Has she managed to accumulate wealth during her long spanned career? It has been estimated that Phylicia Rashad’s net worth is equal to $55 million.
Phylicia Rashad Net Worth $55 Million
Phylicia Rashad graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Howard University in 1970. She has also been awarded honorary Doctor degrees from Brown University and from Spelman College for her lifetime achievements in arts.
The first rays of glory Rashad received were while acting on the Broadway stage. The very first plays which helped her to become known were “Dreamgirls” (1981) and “Munchkin” (1983). She has created many roles on Broadway and off Broadway stages, among which the best role was landed in the play “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry. For the above mentioned role the actress won a Tony Award in 2004. Phylicia was the first black skinned woman to win the Best Actress Award. To add more points to her theatrical work, it must be mentioned that she directed the play “Gem of the Ocean” in 2007.
What is more, Phylicia Rashad debuted on television in an episode of the series “Delvecchio” (1976). Later, she was cast in a main role in the soap opera “One Life to Live” (1983–1984) which was a breakthrough in her career. This was followed by creating an outstanding character in the sitcom “The Cosby Show” (1984–1992); Phylicia Rashad was nominated for an Emmy Award as the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series twice for the role Clair Hanks Huxtable. Another significant role was landed in another sitcom entitled “Cosby” (1996–2000). As an Outstanding Actress in comedy series Rashad won NAACP Image Award and received a nomination for the Satellite Award.
It is worth mentioning that Phylicia starred not only in the series but also in television and feature films. The best roles she created were in the films “The Old Settler” (2001), “A Raisin in the Sun” (2008), “Frankie & Alice” (2010) and “Steel Magnolias” (2012). Currently, she is working on the upcoming sport drama film “Creed”.
Finally, the actress has had a stormy personal life. She has been married three times though all ended with a divorce. Phylicia’s first husband was a dentist William Lancelot Bowles, Jr., whom she married in 1972 and divorced in 1975; they have one child. In 1978, Rashad married the singer Victor Willis, but unfortunately they divorced in 1982. A few years later, she married sportscaster Ahmad Rashād, the third marriage for both although it didn’t save the marriage, as well as the fact that they had a daughter, as they divorced in 2001.
Birth date: , June 19 1948 age 67 Birth place: , Houston , Texas United States Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Profession: , Actor , Singer , Theatre Director Voice Actor Nationality: United States of America Spouse: , Ahmad Rashād (m. 1985–2001) , Victor Willis (m. 1978–1982) , William Lancelot Bowles Jr. (m. 1972–1975) Children: , Condola Rashad William Lancelot Bowles III Parents: , Vivian Allen Andrew Arthur Allen Sr. Siblings: , Debbie Allen , Andrew Arthur Allen Jr Hugh Allen
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Title Year Status Character Cosby 1996-2000 TV Series Ruth Lucas Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child 2000 TV Series Lady Fulten Loving Jezebel 1999 Alice Melville Linc's 1999 TV Series Lucinda Free of Eden 1998 TV Movie Desiree The Babysitter's Seduction 1996 TV Movie Det. Kate Jacobs In the House 1995 TV Series Rowena Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored 1995 Ma Ponk The Possession of Michael D. 1995 TV Movie Dr. Marion Hale (Psychiatrist) The Cosby Mysteries 1994 TV Series Hadley Roebuck David's Mother 1994 TV Movie Gladys Johnson American Playhouse 1993 TV Series Mayor Turner The Cosby Show 1984-1992 TV Series Clair Hanks Huxtable Baby's Nursery Rhymes 1992 Video short Singer (voice) Jailbirds 1991 TV Movie Janice Grant Blossom 1991 TV Series Blossom's Dream Mom Polly: Comin' Home! 1990 TV Movie Aunt Polly Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1990 TV Series Jane Goodfellow A Different World 1988-1990 TV Series Clair Huxtable Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1989 TV Series Aunt Polly False Witness 1989 TV Movie Lynne Jacobi Mickey's 60th Birthday 1988 TV Movie Disneyland Cleaning lady Uncle Tom's Cabin 1987 TV Movie Eliza The Love Boat 1985 TV Series Lonette Becker Santa Barbara 1985 TV Series Felicia Dalton One Life to Live 1984 TV Series Courtney Wright We're Fighting Back 1981 TV Movie as Phylicia Allen The Wiz 1978 Video Munchkin / Field Mouse (as Phylicia Ayres Allen) Watch Your Mouth 1978 TV Series Delvecchio 1976 TV Series Venita Ray The Broad Coalition 1972 as Phylicia Ayers-Allen Tour De Pharmacy 2017 TV Movie post-production Empire 2016 TV Series Diana Dubois / Diana DuBois Jean-Claude Van Johnson 2016 TV Movie Jane For Justice 2015 TV Movie Georgina Howe Creed 2015 Mary Anne Creed Emily & Tim 2015 Emily (Segment 5) Sofia the First 2014 TV Series Mountain Witch Psych 2007-2014 TV Series Winnifred Guster Gods Behaving Badly 2013 Demeter Do No Harm 2013 TV Series Dr. Vanessa Young The Cleveland Show 2012-2013 TV Series Dee Dee Tubbs Steel Magnolias 2012 TV Movie Clairee Good Deeds 2012 Wilimena Change of Plans 2011 TV Movie Dorothy For Colored Girls 2010 Gilda Frankie & Alice 2010 Edna Just Wright 2010 Ella McKnight The Life & Times of Tim 2008 TV Series The Boss's Wife A Raisin in the Sun 2008 TV Movie Lena Younger Everybody Hates Chris 2007 TV Series Kathleen Devereaux Little Bill 1999-2004 TV Series Brenda Touched by an Angel 1994-2002 TV Series Elizabeth Jessup Biography 2001 TV Series documentary Narrator Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man 2001 TV Movie Cassandra Hawkins PBS Hollywood Presents 2001 TV Series Elizabeth Barney The Old Settler 2001 TV Movie Elizabeth Bull 2000 TV Series Mrs. Granville The Visit 2000/I Dr. Coles Soundtrack Soundtrack
Title Year Status Character For Colored Girls 2010 performer: "Main Title" - uncredited Psych 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode Polly: Comin' Home! 1990 TV Movie performer: "I Can't Hear My Heart", "Show Us the Way" Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1989 TV Series performer - 1 episode Mickey's 60th Birthday 1988 TV Movie performer: "Magic, It's All Up To You" The 42nd Annual Tony Awards 1988 TV Special performer: "Into the Woods", "Children Will Listen" The Cosby Show 1986 TV Series performer - 1 episode Producer Producer
Title Year Status Character PBS Hollywood Presents 2001 TV Series co-executive producer - 1 episode The Old Settler 2001 TV Movie executive producer Self Self
Title Year Status Character Unsung Hollywood 2016 TV Series documentary Herself Essence Ninth Annual Black Women in Hollywood 2016 TV Movie Herself Oprah Goes to Broadway: The Color Purple 2015 Herself Cosby: The Women Speak 2015 TV Movie documentary Herself The 69th Annual Tony Awards 2015 TV Movie Herself - Presenter: In Memoriam BET Honors 2015 TV Movie Herself - Honoree The Broadway.com Show 2014 TV Series Herself BET Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Herself Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee 2014 Documentary Herself The Queen Latifah Show 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest Oprah's Next Chapter 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest Katie 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest Tavis Smiley 2010-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest The BET Honors 2013 TV Movie Herself The Chew 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest The View 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest The 85th Anniversary of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2011 TV Movie documentary Herself The 9th Annual TV Land Awards 2011 TV Special Herself SAG Foundation Conversations 2011 TV Series Herself 42nd NAACP Image Awards 2011 TV Special Herself The Start of Dreams 2010 Documentary Herself Made in Hollywood 2010 TV Series Herself The Mark Twain Prize: Bill Cosby 2009 TV Movie Herself Today 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest Entertainment Tonight 2009 TV Series Herself The Insider 2009 TV Series Herself 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards 2008 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie The Red Dress Collection 2007 Fashion Show 2008 Video documentary Herself Dreams Worth While: The Journey of 'A Raisin in the Sun' 2008 Video short Herself The 61st Annual Tony Awards 2007 TV Special Herself - Presenter: 110 in the Shade Working in the Theatre 2004-2007 TV Series documentary Herself The 52nd Annual Drama Desk Awards 2007 TV Special Herself The World's Greatest Comedy Characters 2007 TV Movie Herself Rwanda Rising 2007 Documentary Historical Narration Legends Ball 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself Def Poetry 2005 TV Series documentary Herself The 59th Annual Tony Awards 2005 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Play Character Studies 2005 TV Series Herself - Host / Herself The 58th Annual Tony Awards 2004 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Leading Actress in a Play & Presenter: Best Featured Actor in a Musical Great Women of Television Comedy 2003 TV Movie Herself God and the Inner City 2003 Documentary voice The Cosby Show: A Look Back 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself; Clair Huxtable NBC 75th Anniversary Special 2002 TV Special Herself Intimate Portrait 1998-2000 TV Series documentary Herself / Narrator The 53rd Annual Tony Awards 1999 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Regional Theater Tony Award The 42nd Annual New York Emmy Awards 1999 TV Special Herself - Presenter 29th NAACP Image Awards 1998 TV Special Herself The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself 28th NAACP Image Awards 1997 TV Special Herself Late Show with David Letterman 1997 TV Series Herself - Guest The 23rd Annual People's Choice Awards 1997 TV Special Herself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996 TV Series Herself - Guest Night of About 14 CBS Stars 1996 TV Movie Herself TV's Funniest Families 1994 TV Movie Herself - Host Ghostwriter 1994 TV Series Herself Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994 TV Series Herself - Guest John & Leeza from Hollywood 1993 TV Series Herself Campbell's Portrait of a Teacher 1993 TV Movie documentary Herself - Host The 35th Annual Grammy Awards 1993 TV Special Herself 25th NAACP Image Awards 1993 TV Special Herself The 14th Annual American Black Achievement Awards 1993 TV Special Herself Bob Hope's Four-Star Christmas Fiesta from San Antonio 1992 TV Special Herself Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon 1990 TV Series Herself The Arsenio Hall Show 1989-1990 TV Series Herself - Guest The Earth Day Special 1990 TV Special Clair Huxtable The Cosby Outtakes Show 1990 TV Movie Herself Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey 1989 TV Movie Herself The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards 1989 TV Special Herself - Winner: Favourite Female Television Performer Reading Rainbow 1989 TV Series Herself The Debbie Allen Special 1989 TV Special Herself Ebony/Jet Showcase 1988 TV Series Herself 99th Tournament of Roses Parade 1988 TV Movie Herself Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1987 TV Movie Herself The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1987 TV Special Herself - Presenter Bob Hopes High-Flying Birthday Extravaganza 1987 TV Movie Herself Superstars and Their Moms 1987 TV Movie Herself Kraft Salutes Super Night at the Super Bowl 1987 TV Movie Herself The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1986 TV Special Herself - Nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in Comedy Series The New Hollywood Squares 1986 TV Series Herself - Panelist Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday 1986 TV Movie Herself Nell Carter... Never Too Old to Dream 1986 TV Movie Herself George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special 1986 TV Special Herself The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards 1985 TV Special Herself - Winner: Favourite Female Performer in a New Television Program Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1985 TV Special Herself - Host (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen) The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1985 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen) Jetzt geht die Party richtig los 1978 TV Movie as Phylicia Allen Archive Footage Archive Footage