The Cosby Show’s Earle Hyman Dies

Nov 20, 2017

   Wochit Headline News
, best known for playing Russell Huxtable on The Cosby Show, passed away on Friday, November 17, at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey, CNN reports. Hyman starred on The Cosby Show as Bill Cosby’s father from 1984 to 1992, appearing in 40 episodes. He earned an Emmy nomination for the role in 1986. “Earle Hyman brought love, dignity and integrity to Grandpa Huxtable,” he wrote.