ATLANTA – OCTOBER 17: Keyshia Knight Pulliam attends the Interscope/Geffen/A Records, BET and Zone 4 party before the 2008 BET Hip Hop Awards at the W Midtown hotel on October 17, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Keyshia Knight Pulliam
Child actress Keisha Knight Pulliam is a 2001 graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology. She became the youngest actress, at the age of six to receive an Emmy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her work on the Cosby Show.
Keshia Knight Pulliam became the youngest actress ever to be nominated for an Emmy at age six for best supporting actress. Even before that – at age three – she played "Keshia" on Sesame Street. She also played in the movie "Polly" with Phylicia Rashad.
Keshia Knight PulliamAt age 6, Keshia Knight Pulliam became the youngest actress to be nominated for an Emmy for her role as cute Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show (1984). However with her Cosby days behind her, the former child star has since received a Bachelor’s in Sociology and is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc at Spelman College. In 2008, Pulliam joined the cast of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne where she plays a con artist, a role that earned her a NAACP Image Award.