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Clarice Taylor (1917–2011)


Clarice Taylor was born on September 20, 1917 in Buckingham County, Virginia, USA. She was an actress, known for Play Misty for Me (1971), The Cosby Show (1984) and Smoke (1995). She was married to Maxwell Glanville. She died on May 30, 2011 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

(1971)
The Cosby Show Anna Huxtable
(1985-1992)
Smoke Grandma Ethel
(1995)
(1973)

Filmography

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 1995 Smoke
Grandma Ethel
 1995 Due South (TV Series)
Mrs. Chaffey
- An Eye for an Eye (1995) ... Mrs. Chaffey
 1993 Sommersby
Esther
 1985-1992 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Anna Huxtable
- And So, We Commence (1992) ... Anna Huxtable
- Home Remedies (1991) ... Anna Huxtable
- No More Mr. Nice Guy (1991) ... Anna Huxtable
- The Last Barbecue (1990) ... Anna Huxtable
- Cliff's Wet Adventure (1989) ... Anna Huxtable
 1989 Sesame Street (TV Series)
David's Grandma
- Episode #20.113 (1989) ... David's Grandma
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Miss Emma
- Rockabye Baby (1986) ... Miss Emma (as Clarise Taylor)
 1985 Lady Blue (TV Series)
Pearl McKinley
- Death Valley Day (1985) ... Pearl McKinley
 1985 Heart's Island (TV Series)
Mattie
 1983 The Wiz (Video)
Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North
 1982 High Five (TV Movie)
Velma Williams
 1981 Purlie (TV Movie)
Idella Landy
 1981 Nurse (TV Series)
Nurse Bailey
- The Gifts (1981) ... Nurse Bailey
 1980 Beulah Land (TV Mini-Series)
Lovey
- Part III (1980) ... Lovey
- Part II (1980) ... Lovey
- Part I (1980) ... Lovey
 1974 Wedding Band (TV Movie)
Fanny Johnson
 1974 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Cousin Emma
- Hello Cousin Emma... Goodbye Cousin Emma (1974) ... Cousin Emma
 1974 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Mrs. Simpson
- Subject: The Sterlization of Judy Simpson (1974) ... Mrs. Simpson
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Clotilde Loggins
- The Last Payment (1973) ... Clotilde Loggins
 1973 Five on the Black Hand Side
Mrs. Brooks
 1971 Such Good Friends
Mrs. McKay
 1971 Play Misty for Me
Birdie
 1969 Change of Mind
Rose Landis
 1968-1969 The Doctors (TV Series)
Hope Stark
- Episode #1.1609 (1969) ... Hope Stark (credit only)
- Episode #1.1606 (1969) ... Hope Stark (credit only)
- Episode #1.1605 (1969) ... Hope Stark (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1599 (1969) ... Hope Stark (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1447 (1968) ... Hope Stark (uncredited)
 1960 The New Girl (Short)
Mary's Mom
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Alternate Names:

Clarise Taylor
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Trivia:

Involved in a lawsuit in the late 1980s over ownership rights of the play "Moms," based on the life of Chitlin' Circuit comedienne Moms Mabley. Ms. Taylor developed interest in creating a full-length play after portraying Moms in a sketch in an off-off-Broadway production in the early 1980s. Taylor collaborated with friend and Obie-winning writer Alice Childress on the play with Childress ... See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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