Keshia Knight Pulliam

Keshia Knight Pulliam

About this actor

Keshia Knight Pulliam (born April 9, 1979) is an American actress. She is most recognized for her childhood role as Rudy Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. Currently, she appears as reformed con artist Miranda Lucas-Payne on the TBS comedy-drama Tyler Perry's House of Payne. Keshia Knight Pulliam was born in Newark, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Denise and James Pulliam Sr, a manager. She has 3 younger brothers. Pulliam attended Rutgers Preparatory School in Somerset, New Jersey. After The Cosby Show ended her family moved to Virginia, where Pulliam attended the Potomac School (McLean, Virginia) and Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Virginia. She received a bachelor of arts degree in Sociology from Spelman College in 2001. Pulliam is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., initiated through the Eta Kappa chapter. She currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Pulliam became the youngest actress ever to be nominated for an Emmy, at age six for best supporting...