Keshia Knight Pulliam
April 9, 1979
42 years old
5 ft 0½ in | 153.5 cm tall
34-24-34 in | 86.5-61-86.5 cm
49 kg | 108 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Keshia Knight Pulliam was born in Newark, New Jersey, United States, on April 9, 1979, is an American actress.
Young Keshia Knight Pulliam began her professional career in a national print advertisement for Johnson & Johnson baby products, at 9 months old.
She made her big screen debut in martial arts comedy film The Last Dragon (1985) in role as Sophia / Natasha Green.
She got her television debut in NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1984-1992) in her breakthrough role as Rudy Huxtable.
Back to Next Saturday (1985) animation family opposite Steve Alterman, Casey Ellison and Ami Foster
The Little Match Girl (1987) family drama with William Daniels and John Rhys-Davies
Motives (2004) thriller opposite Vivica A. Fox, Shemar Moore and Golden Brooks
Beauty Shop (2005) comedy with Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone and Andie MacDowell
The Gospel (2005) Christian drama opposite Boris Kodjoe, Nona Gaye and Idris Elba
Death Toll (2008) action with DMX, Lou Diamond Phillips and Alec Rayme
Madea Goes to Jail (2009) comedy drama opposite Tyler Perry and Derek Luke
Jingle Belle (2018) romantic drama music with Tatyana Ali, Cornelius Smith Jr. and Loretta Devine
The Waiting Room (2019) drama opposite Rashan Ali, Alex Benton and Alexander Benton
Tempted by Danger (2020) thriller with Aris Athanasopoulos, Joanne Boland and Celestine Caravaggio
My Brother's Keeper (2020) family drama opposite Joey Lawrence and Robert Ri'chard
The Christmas Aunt (2020) romance with Jarod Joseph and Angela Moore
Redeemed (2021) family drama in role as Angela, opposite Eaddy Mays and T.C. Stallings
She was nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in A Comedy Series for her role as Rudy Huxtable in NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1984-1992).
She won three NAACP Image Awards Best Supporting Actress in the Comedy Series for her performance as Miranda Lucas Payne in sitcom Tyler Perry's House of Payne (2007–2012; 2020– ).
Attended Rutgers Preparatory School in Somerset, New Jersey.
Graduated from Spelman College (2001) with Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.
Has three brothers: James, Mshon and Juwan.
She is a member of the Eta Kappa chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
Featured in music videos for:
Chingy "One Call Away" (2004)
Tank "I Can't Make You Love Me" (2010)
Lives in Atlantia, Georgia, United States.
She dated Tigger (2012-2015), Quentin Richardson (2005-2006) and David Webber (2005-2007).
She was married to Edgerton Hartwell (2016-2018) they have one daughter, Ella Grace Hartwell.
She started dating actor Brad James in 2019, the couple got engaged in 2020.