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Keshia Knight Pulliam

Keshia Knight Pulliam was born on April 9, 1979 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress, known for The Cosby Show (1984), Madea Goes to Jail (2009) and Beauty Shop (2005). She has been married to Ed Hartwell since January 1, 2016. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show Rudy Huxtable
Madea Goes to Jail
Madea Goes to Jail Candace Washington
Beauty Shop
Beauty Shop Darnelle
The Last Dragon


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (23 credits)
 2015 Will to Love (TV Movie)
Rachel Paris
 2013 The Love Letter (TV Movie)
 2013 Guys with Kids (TV Series)
- Divorce Party (2013) ... Bridget
 2012 Mr. Box Office (TV Series)
Vanessa Owens
- Pilot (2012) ... Vanessa Owens
 2007-2012 House of Payne (TV Series)
Miranda Payne / Miranda Lucas
- All's Well (2012)
- First Dance (2012)
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
- The Polarizing Express (2010) ... Stranjay
 2008 Death Toll
 2005 The Gospel
Maya Walker
 2005 Beauty Shop
 2004 Christmas at Water's Edge (TV Movie)
Leila Turner
 2004 Motives (Video)
 2002 What About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway (TV Movie)
 1997 Cosby (TV Series)
- The Return of the Charlites (1997) ... Guitarist
 1990 Polly: Comin' Home! (TV Movie)
 1989 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
- Polly (1989) ... Polly
 1987 The Little Match Girl (TV Movie)
 1985 The Last Dragon
Sophia (as Keshia Knight)
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Release of Jamie Foxx's music video for "Blame It," which premiered on 106 & Park Top 10 Live (2000); and was directed by Hype Williams; with appearances by Ron Howard; Forest Whitaker; Jake Gyllenhaal; Samuel L. Jackson; Quincy Jones; Cedric the Entertainer; Morris Chestnut; Clifton Powell; Alex Thomas; DeRay Davis; Joe; ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Keshia Knight | Keshia Knight-Pulliam


5' 0½" (1.54 m)

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[on her favorite The Cosby Show (1984) episode of all-time with Bill Cosby]: Mr. Cosby and I, we had a competition going on to see who would do a better job at lip-syncing. That was our little inside thing. I think I did a better job. See more »


Starring in the Celebrity version of the Mole-Yucatan See more »

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