The Cosby Show - Netflix

The show focuses on the Huxtables, an affluent African-American family living and growing up in Brooklyn, New York.

The Cosby Show - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1984-09-20

The Cosby Show - List of The Cosby Show characters - Netflix

The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from 1984 until 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York.

The Cosby Show - Notable guest stars - Netflix

Debbie Allen as Emma (“If the Dress Fits, Wear It”, season 5) John Amos as Dr. Herbert (“The Physical”, season 5) Tichina Arnold as Delores (“Theo's Women”, season 5) Angela Bassett as Mrs. Mitchell (“Mr. Quiet”, season 1), and Paula (“Bookworm”, season 4) Norman Beaton as Carleton (“There's Still No Joy in Mudville” season 7) U.S. Senator Bill Bradley as Cliff's teammate #1 (“The Boys of Winter”, season 5) Sônia Braga as Anna Maria Westlake (“Mrs. Westlake” and “An Early Spring”, season 2) Valerie Brisco-Hooks as herself (“Off to the Races”, season 2) Roscoe Lee Browne as Dr. Foster (“Shakespeare”, season 4) Red Buttons as Jake, owner of Jake's Appliances (“Cliff and Jake”, season 7) Naomi Campbell as Julia (“The Birth” and “Cyranoise de Bergington”, season 5) Betty Carter as Amanda Woods (“How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall”, season 5) Robert Culp as Scott Kelly (“Bald and Beautiful”, season 3) Sammy Davis, Jr. as Ray Palomino (“No Way, Baby”, season 5) Dave DeBusschere as Cliff's teammate #2 (“The Boys of Winter”, season 5) Plácido Domingo as Alberto Santiago (“Birthday Blues”, season 5) Teresa Edwards as Opponent

2 (“The Boys of Winter”, season 5) Yvonne Irvin as Clair's Sister

(“Clair's Sister”, season 2) Al Freeman, Jr. as Ernie Scott (“Back to the Track, Jack”, season 1) Minnie Gentry as Gramtee (“The Storyteller”, season 6) Dizzy Gillespie as Mr. Hampton (“Play It Again Vanessa”, season 1) Erica Gimpel as Jennifer (“Waterworks”, season 4) Robin Givens as Susanne (“Theo and the Older Woman”, season 2) Pam Grier as Samantha (“Planning Parenthood”, season 3) Moses Gunn as Joe Kendall (“Grampy and NuNu Visit the Huxtables”, season 6) Walt Hazzard as Cliff's teammate #3 (“The Boys of Winter”, season 5) Lena Horne as herself (“Cliff's Birthday”, season 1) Iman as Mrs. Montgomery (“Theo and the Joint”, season 1) Danny Kaye as Dr. Burns (“The Dentist”, season 2), in one of his last TV appearances Alicia Keys as Maria (“Slumber Party”, season 1) B.B. King as Riley Jackson (“Not Everybody Loves the Blues”, season 6) LaChanze as Sylvia (“The Prom”, season 4) Audrey Landers as Cookie Bennett (“Cliff and Jake”, season 7) Sheldon Leonard as Dr. Wexler (“Physician of the Year,” season 1) Nancy Lieberman as Opponent #1 (“The Boys of Winter”, season 5) Miriam Makeba as herself (“Olivia Comes Out of the Closet”, season 8) S. Epatha Merkerson as Book Club Member 5 (“Bookworm”, season 4) Melba Moore as Patricia Abbott (“Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”, season 4) Rita Moreno as Mrs. Granger (“You Only Hurt the One You Love”, season 3) Lou Myers as Mr. Davis (“You Only Hurt the One You Love”, & “Andalusian Flu”, season 3) Tony Orlando as Tony Castillo (“Mr. Quiet”, season 1) Tito Puente as timbal player (“Play It Again, Russell”, season 2) Christopher Plummer as Professor Jonathan Lawrence (“Shakespeare”, season 4) Patricia Richardson as Mrs. Schrader (“Calling Doctor Huxtable”, season 3) John Ritter as Ray Evans (“Total Control”, season 7) Frank Robinson as Frank Potter (“There's Still No Joy in Mudville”, season 7) Victoria Rowell as Paula Kendall (“Cliff's Wet Adventure”, season 6) Howard “Sandman” Sims as himself (“Mr. Sandman”, season 6) Special Ed as J.T. Freeze (“Warning: A Double-Lit Candle Can Cause a Meltdown”, season 8) Bern Nadette Stanis as Carolyn Thompson (“Adventures in Babysitting”, season 7) Leslie Uggams as Kris Temple (“The Return of the Clairettes”, season 7) Blair Underwood as Denise's boyfriend (uncredited) (“Jitterbug Break”, season 1), and Mark (“Theo and the Older Woman”, season 2) Mario Van Peebles as Garvin (“Clair's Sister”, season 2) Jim Valvano as John Velarde (“The Getaway”, season 8) Dick Vitale as Dan Vicente (“The Getaway”, season 8) Malinda Williams as Althea Logan (“Calling Doctor Huxtable”, season 3) and Shana (“Denise Kendall: Singles Counselor”, season 6) Nancy Wilson as Lorraine Kendall (“Grampy and NuNu Visit the Huxtables”, season 6) Stevie Wonder as himself (“A Touch of Wonder”, season 2) Amy Yasbeck as Alicia Evans (“Total Control”, season 7)

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