1980s child stars: Where are they now?

Published On: Dec 22 2011 03:48:11 PM PST   Updated On: Aug 05 2015 11:00:00 PM PDT

Soleil Moon Frye of "Punky Brewster" fame celebrates her 39th birthday on Thursday. Join us for a look at where she and other child stars from the 1980s are today.

80s child stars - Keshia Knight Pulliam
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Keshia Knight Pulliam played Rudy Huxtable on the sitcom "The Cosby Show" from 1984 to 1992. In 2008, she joined the cast of the TBS sitcom "Tyler Perry's House of Payne," which earned her three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series out of four straight nominations between 2009 and 2012. In 2013, she made a cameo opposite her former "Cosby" co-star Tempestt Bledsoe in the sitcom "Guys with Kids" and also appeared in the TV movie "The Love Letter." In January 2015, she appeared as a contestant on the season premiere of "The Celebrity Apprentice," but was the first fired after refusing to call Cosby to ask for money in a charity challenge.


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