Earle Hyman as 'Russell Huxtable'
Despite the fact that he is only 10 years older than Bill Cosby, actor Earle Hyman, 87, portrayed Cliff's father Russell on "The Cosby Show." Hyman earned an Emmy nomination for the role in in 1986. He hasn't acted since 2001, with a brief appearance an episode of "Twice in a Lifetime." —XFINITY Entertainment Staff (Photo: NBC)
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