Keshia Knight Pulliam, Actress: The Cosby Show. Keshia Knight Pulliam was born on April 9, 1979 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress, known for The Cosby Show (1984), Madea Goes to Jail (2009) and Beauty Shop (2005). She has been married to Ed Hartwell since January 1, 2016. They have one child.