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Then + Now: Malcolm-Jamal Warner from ‘The Cosby Show’

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You remember Malcolm-Jamal Warner as one of your favorite big brothers on TV’s ‘The Cosby Show,’ but where did he go later on?

Then:

Warner auditioned to play Theo Huxtable, only son of Heathcliff Huxtable (Bill Cosby) on ‘The Cosby Show,’ on the very last day of the nationwide search for an actor to fill the role. Cosby himself chose him for the gig — one he’d have for the entire eight years the show ran.

Now:

Malcolm-Jamal Warner
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Warner continued to act when his time on ‘The Cosby Show’ ended — he lent his voice to the ‘Magic School Bus’ animated series, and also co-starred with comedian Eddie Griffin on the television show ‘Malcolm and Eddie’ for four years.

He went on to star in the series ‘Jeremiah’ and ‘Listen Up!’ and has made guest appearances on ‘Dexter’ and ‘The Cleaner.’ More recently, you may have seen him as Shirley’s jerk ex-husband on ‘Community,’ in which he totally wears Cosby sweaters.

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