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Alvin F. Poussaint

Alvin F. Poussaint was born on May 15, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA as Alvin Francis Poussaint. He is known for his work on A Different World (1987), The Cosby Show (1984) and The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002). See full bio »
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 2004 Fatherhood (TV Series) (production consultant - as Alvin F. Poussaint M.D.)
 2002 The Wild Thornberrys Movie (consultant: international culture - as Alvin F. Poussaint M.D.)
 1987-1993 A Different World (TV Series) (production consultant - 144 episodes)
- College Kid (1993) ... (production consultant)
- A Rock, a River, a Lena (1993) ... (production consultant)
- Homey, Don't Ya Know Me? (1993) ... (production consultant)
- Great X-Pectations (1993) ... (production consultant)
- Cabin in the Sky (1993) ... (production consultant)
 1992 Here and Now (TV Series) (production consultant - 1 episode)
- A.J.'s Big Leap (1992) ... (production consultant - as Alvin Poussaint)
 1984-1992 The Cosby Show (TV Series) (production consultant - 70 episodes)
- And So, We Commence (1992) ... (production consultant - as Alvin F. Poussaint M.D.)
- Some Gifts Aren't Deductible (1992) ... (production consultant - as Alvin F. Poussaint M.D.)
- You Can't Stop the Music (1992) ... (production consultant - as Alvin F. Poussaint M.D.)
- Rudy's Retreat (1992) ... (production consultant - as Alvin F. Poussaint M.D.)
- Clair's Reunion (1992) ... (production consultant - as Alvin F. Poussaint M.D.)
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Book, with coauthor Bill Cosby: "Come on, People: On the Path from Victims to Victors". Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson. ISBN-10: 1595550925

Alternate Names:

Alvin F. Poussaint M.D. | Alvin Poussaint | Dr. Alvin F. Poussaint | Dr. Alvin Poussaint

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