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Clarice Taylor

Born: 1917-09-20 - Died: 2011-05-30
Cause of Death:
Heart Failure

Death Summary: Clarice Taylor died from heart failure, she was surrounded by her family when she passed. She is survived by her two sons, and five grandchildren

Who was Clarice Taylor : Taylor was a beloved television and film actress, who is probably best known for her role of Anna Huxtable, Bill Cosby's mother, on "The Cosby Show".

For her role of Dr. Huxtable's mother, Taylor earned an Emmy nomination in 1986. Some of her other notable roles were Cousin Emma on "Sanford and Son" and film roles with the likes of Liza Minnelli and Clint Eastwood.
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  1. Lisa Weiner Says:

    To Clarice Taylor,
    Watching you on the sitcome the Cosby Show was really great. I thought you were a great actress. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Lisa Weiner

  2. RENEE Says:


  3. phyllis wade@family Says:

    My god have ur heart I jus loved her she felt like my madea! I thank god 4 her amen

  4. Victoria Says:

    I loved watching you on the Cosby show especially when you told the stories about your “son” Cliff.Say hello to GOD for me and have a blessed journey.

  5. haider ali Says:

    may god bless you rip

  6. naomi Says:

    I’m sorry that you had to go i mean you were the star of the show to me

  7. Roberta Says:

    May god bless you and Rip in peace and you were the star of the show to me.

  8. John Brantley Says:

    My thought and prayers are with you in this time of sadness

  9. Valerie Says:

    RIP. I loved watching the Cosby show. My deepest condolences to her family.

  10. Lydia Valentine Says:

    you will be missed, hug my mom Pauline Jennings

  11. hi2u Says:


  12. angela wring Says:

    i loved you in your shows you are missed so much

  13. Jasmine Finley Says:

    she was the best actor in movies

  14. Diane trim Says:

    You will be missed

  15. Hazel Colar Says:

    I loved Clarice playing Bill Cosby mother. I thouth she was so classicy

  16. Hazel Colar Says:

    I loved seeing Clarice on the Bill Cosby she was so classicy and a good actress.rest in peace.

  17. Melanie Hilton Says:

    very awesome actress !

  18. Harlena Jones Says:

    Gone but never forgotten

  19. Mary c Says:

    She was the first negress actor that I have ever seen that wasn’t a mamie character.

  20. Kankamangus Says:

    Very true she often played a Mamie years ago but broke out of that role in the 80’s.

  21. Uncle Tom Says:

    I can’t believe she was black. She spoke so well.

  22. PTaylor Says:

    RIP Auntie!!!! We love you!!!!!

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