Ask AP: Keisha Knight Pulliam

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on June 10, 2010

What is Keshia Knight Pulliam, who was Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show, up to these days?
Bev Montgomery, Rose Hill, Iowa

When she was 6, Pulliam became the youngest actress ever nominated for an Emmy. Today, she portrays Miranda Lucas Payne on the TBS series Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, for which she’s won two NAACP Image Awards for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series. The actress, 31, also starred in Perry’s 2009 movie Madea Goes to Jail. She lives in Atlanta, where she graduated from Spelman College in 2001 with a degree in sociology. Looking back on The Cosby Show, Pulliam says, “I learned so much from such a master [Bill Cosby]. He was such a pleasure to work with. And so funny, too.