Quick facts

Full nameTempestt Bledsoe
BirthdayAugust 1, 1973
Age49 years old
Sun signLeo
Place of birthChicago, Illinois, U.S.
EducationNew York University

Career

Films:

YearTitleRole
1998Johnny B Good
2003BachelorManJaney
2010N-SecureJill
2012ParaNormanSheriff Hooper
2018Jingle BelleJackie

Television shows:

YearTitleRole
1984-1992The Cosby Show Vanessa Huxtable
1985NBC Special TreatHerself / Interviewee
1985Andy Williams and the NBC Kids Search for SantaHerself
1985One to Grow OnHerself
1986-1988Hollywood SquaresHerself / Panelist
1986-1994ABC Afterschool SpecialGrace Williams / Herself
1988Dance ’til DawnMargaret
1988MonstersDottie
1989A Different WorldVanessa Huxtable
1989Dream DateDanni Fairview
1990The Earth Day SpecialVanessa Huxtable
1995The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirHerself
1995-1996The Tempestt Bledsoe ShowHost
1997JennyKaylene
1998The PracticeRoberta Baylor
1999The ParkersNeena Davis
1999Santa and PeteMaria Dangola
2000The ExpendablesTanika
2001Fire & IcePam Moore
2002The Cosby Show: A Look BackHerself / Vanessa Huxtable
2003Pet StarHerself / Celebrity Judge
2004Rock Me BabyChloe
2005Strong Medicine
2006South of NowhereCecily
2008Husband for HireNina
2008Raising the BarCamilla Hansen
2008-2009The ReplacementsAbbey / Claudia / Abbey-clone
2009Househusbands of HollywoodHerself
2009The Wishing WellEnid
2010-2011Clean HouseHost
2011Vietnam in HDElizabeth Allen
2012-2013Guys with KidsMarny
2014Instant MomVanessa Huxtable
2019Family ReunionKatrina

Awards

NameCategoryStatus
Black Reel Awards (2013)Best Voice Performance
For ParaNorman
Nominated
TV Land Awards (2011)Impact Award
For The Cosby Show (1984)
Winner
TV Land Awards (2006)Favorite Singing Siblings
For The Cosby Show (1984)
Nominated
Young Artist Awards (1990)Best Young Actress Supporting Role in a Television Series
For The Cosby Show (1984)NominatedYoung Artist Awards (1989)Best Young Actor/Actress Ensemble in a Television Comedy, Drama Series or Special
For The Cosby Show (1984)
Winner
Kids’ Choice Awards, USA (1988)Favorite TV Actress
For The Cosby Show (1984)
Nominated
Young Artist Awards (1987)Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress, Starring in a Television, Comedy or Drama Series
For The Cosby Show (1984)
Nominated
Young Artist Awards (1985)Best Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy Series
For The Cosby Show (1984)
Nominated