Phylicia Rashadwas born in Phylicia Ayers-Allen in 1948. He is an American actress and a singer on the stage direction but she is well known for her vital role of Clair Huxtable with the long running NBC. She was nominated to get the Emmy Award for the part she played in 1985 or 1986. She was the very first African American actor who won the Tony Award for his best performance as the leading actress in the movies. She played the role of A Raisin in The Sun and she got the NAACP Image Award for Excellent Actress in a Television, Mini-series or the Dramatic Special.