Knight Pulliam, Keshia 1979–

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KNIGHT PULLIAM, Keshia 1979–

(Keshia Knight, Keshia Knight–Pulliam)


Born April 9, 1979, in Newark, NJ; daughter of James, Sr. (a manager), and Denise Pulliam. Education: Graduated from Spelman College, B.S., sociology, 2001. Avocational Interests: Reading, cooking, horseback riding, working out at the gym, and playing with her dogs.


Agent—Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actress. Appeared in television commercials and print ads from infancy.


Delta Sigma Theta.

Awards, Honors:

Young Artist Award nomination, best young supporting actress in a television comedy series, 1985, Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series, 1986, Young Artist Award nomination, exceptional performance by a young actress, starring in a television, comedy, or drama series, 1987, Image Award, outstanding youth actor/actress, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1988, Young Artist Award (with others), best young actor/actress ensemble in a television comedy, drama series, or special, 1989, all for The Cosby Show; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actress starring in a TV movie, pilot or special, 1990, for Polly; Image Award nomination, outstanding performance in a youth/children's series or special, 2003, for What about Your Friends: Weekend Getaway.


Film Appearances:

(As Keshia Knight) Sophie, The Last Dragon (also known as Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon), TriStar, 1985.

Letrice, Motives, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2004.

Herself, The Making of "Motives" (documentary), Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2004.

Beauty Shop, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Rudith Lillian "Rudy" Huxtable, The Cosby Show, NBC, 1984–92.

(As Keshia Knight–Pulliam) Herself (4th executed), Celebrity Mole: Yucatan, ABC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Molly, The Little Match Girl, NBC, 1987.

Karen, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, NBC, 1989.

Title role, Polly, 1989.

Title role, Polly: Comin' Home!, NBC, 1990.

Temple, What about Your Friends: Weekend Getaway, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Andy Williams and the NBC Kids Search for Santa, NBC, 1985.

Herself, Motown Returns to the Apollo, NBC, 1985.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 1985, 1988.

The 37th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, NBC, 1985.

Herself, NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration, NBC, 1986.

Super Bloopers & New Practical Jokes, NBC, 1988.

The 55th Annual King Orange Jamboree Parade, NBC, 1988.

The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards, NBC, 1988.

Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey, NBC, 1989.

The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1989.

The Great American Health Kids Quiz, The Family Channel, 1990.

Tube Test Two, ABC, 1991.

The Last Laugh: Memories of the Cosby Show, NBC, 1992.

The 24th Annual NAACP Image Awards, NBC, 1992.

Host, Where Are They Now? Part 2, CBS, 1996.

Herself, The Cosby Kids: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Herself, NBC 75th Anniversary Special (also known as NBC 75th Anniversary Celebration), NBC, 2002.

Herself and Rudy Huxtable, The Cosby Show: A Look Back, NBC, 2002.

Preshow cohost, TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV (also known as The 1st Annual TV Land Awards), TV Land, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Rudy Huxtable, A Different World, NBC, 1987.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Keisha, Sesame Street, PBS, 1982.

Rudy Huxtable, "Rudy and the Snow Queen," A Different World, NBC, 1987.

Rudy Huxtable, "My Dinner with Theo," A Different World, NBC, 1988.

Guitarist, "The Return of the Charlites," Cosby, CBS, 1997.

Herself, "Celebrity Edition," Weakest Link, NBC, 2001.

Herself, Fear Factor, NBC, 2002.

Herself, Good Day L.A., Fox, 2004.

Guest correspondent, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, 2004.

Herself, "One Call Away," Making the Video, 2004.


Music Videos:

Appeared in "One Call Away" by Chingy, 2003.