Cosby Show Actress, Clarice Taylor Dies At 93

 

 

Actress Clarice Taylor, who played Bill Cosby‘s mother on The Cosby Show, died on Monday, May 30. She was 93.

According to PEOPLE, Taylor succumbed to heart failure. The actress was surrounded by family and friends when she died.

Clarice received an Emmy  nomination for her role as Anna Huxtable. She was also a member of the NY stage group, the Negro Ensemble Company. Her efforts and roles paved the way for African-American actors in the early 1960s.

Clarice Taylor is survived by two sons, William and James, and her five grandchildren.

 

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Posted on June 1, 2011, in ENTERTAINMENT NEWS. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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