Earle Hyman, who played grandpa on 'Cosby Show,' dies at 91 | AL.com

AL| Sun Nov 19 19:24:31 EST 2017
Earle Hyman, the actor famous for playing Bill Cosby's father on "The Cosby Show," died Friday in Englewood, New Jersey, according to multiple media sources. He was 91. Hyman was best known for his role as Russell Huxtable, jazz musician father of obstetrician Cliff Huxtable, played by Bill Cosby, and grandfather to Denise, Theo, Vanessa, Rudy and Sondra. He received a guest performer Emmy nomination for the role in 1986. Hyman was also known for his extensive work on Broadway and on stages around the world and credited with breaking racial stereotypes in works by classical authors like Shakespeare and Ibsen. He received a Tony nomination for featured actor in a play for his performance as O..

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