Remembering Actor Earle Hyman aka ‘Grandpa Huxtable’: “I Wouldn’t Change Anything”
“It feels like a member of the family is gone.” That was the majority of people’s reaction in 2017 when they heard the news that the man who played “Grandpa Huxtable” on The Cosby Show for years, Earle Hyman, had died.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Actor Earle Hyman died in November 2017 at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J. He was 91. .
Despite the fact that he is only 11 years older than Bill Cosby, actor Earle Hyman, portrayed Cliff’s father Russell (Grand Huxtable) on “The Cosby Show. Hyman appeared in 40 episodes of The Cosby Show over the course of its nine-season run. In 1986, Hyman even received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series for his work in the classic Season 2 episode “Happy Anniversary.”