Phylicia Rashad became a television icon with her role as Huxtable matriarch Clair. For seven years, viewers watched as Clair handled her career as a lawyer while raising five children. After the series ended in 1992, Rashad’s career continued to rise as the actress landed roles on Broadway, television, and movies. Her recent film credits include playing the widow of boxer Apollo Creed in the Creed movies. Currently, she’s playing the role of Beth Pearson’s mother on the television series This Is Us.
Lisa Bonet played the Huxtables’ rebellious daughter Denise. Just like her character, Bonet was known to be a bit of a rebel. Her behavior reportedly led to issues with producers, and she was fired from the show. Bonet has continued acting with small roles in films and television. But it’s Bonet’s personal life that has been the talk of the media. At the height of the Cosby Show, she married musician Lenny Kravitz, with whom she has a daughter Zoe Kravitz. The couple divorced in 1993, but remained friends. Bonet is now married to actor Jason Momoa, and the couple has two children together.
Raven-Symone won the hearts of the audience with her portrayal of Denise Huxtable’s stepdaughter Olivia Kendall. Her role on The Cosby Show would launch her career as a child-star. In 2003, she landed her own series That’s So Raven on the Disney Channel. After the show’s run came to an end in 2007, Raven stayed busy with her music career and acting career. In 2017, She reprised her role as Raven Baxter for the Disney sitcom Raven’s Home, which is currently in its third season.