As a student, she went to Spelman College following her high school graduation, where she eventually graduated with a Bachelor’s in sociology.

Aside from the two, also starred Derek Luke, Robin Coleman, Viola Davis, and Davis Mann.

Released in theatres on February 20th, 2009, the film debuted at number one and earned over $41 million in its opening weekend.

Best Young Actress Starring in a TV Movie) was for Pulliam.

Having proved itself to be a hit, the TV film later spawned a sequel, in 1992, Pulliam opted to take a prolonged hiatus from the entertainment industry, in order to focus on her education.

Although acting was a large part of her life growing up, her parents never failed to instill in their daughter a sense of responsibility.

Raised as a regular childーwith no special treatmentーPulliam was responsible for a number of chores as a young girl including babysitting her younger brothers and cleaning up around the house.

When the actress was only four years old, she received a huge breakーshe had been cast as Bill Cosby’s on-screen daughter in the NBS sitcom, Centering around the Huxtable family, the series starred Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Geoffrey Owens, and many other notable names.

One of the most popular shows of the 1980’s, it performed wonders in the reviving of the sitcom genre.

Critically acclaimed, it received much positive attention shortly after its broadcast.

Later spawning an original soundtrack, received two Emmy Award nominations and two Young Artist Award nominationsーone of which (e.g.

While the former sitcom was still ongoing, she also played Rudy Huxtable in the series’ spinoff, Unlike the original series, it centered around Denixe Huxtable’s character as she enrols in a fictional Black College in Atlanta.