Tempestt Bledsoe

About Tempestt Bledsoe

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: August 01, 1973
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States, United States
Education: New York University
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1984–present
Partner(s): Darryl M. Bell (1993–present)

Tempestt Bledsoe

Tempestt Bledsoe was born on August 01, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois, United States, United States, is Actress. Tempestt Bledsoe is an American actress who is popularly known for playing the character of ‘Vanessa Huxtable’ in the American television sitcom ‘The Cosby Show’, co-created by Bill Cosby. She portrayed this character between 1984 and 1992. She has also been a part of several other television projects including ‘A Different World’, ‘The Practice’, ‘Strong Medicine’, ‘South of Nowhere’, ‘Raising the Bar’ and ‘The Replacements’. Bledsoe’s acting career has mainly been built in the television industry; apart from acting in numerous television shows, she has also hosted a few programs as well as worked in numerous television movies like of ‘Dance 'Til Dawn’ ‘Dream Date’, ‘The Expendables’, and ‘Husband for Hire’. She was also the host of the interior design television show ‘Clean House’ on the Style Network. Bledsoe has not been much successful making a career in the film industry apart from making minor appearances in two films.
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Popular As Tempestt Bledsoe
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 49 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born August 01, 1973 (Chicago, Illinois, United States, United States)
Birthday August 01
Town/City Chicago, Illinois, United States, United States
Nationality United States

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Tempestt Bledsoe’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Tempestt Bledsoe was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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Bledsoe earned a bachelor's degree in Finance from New York University. Since 1993 she has been in a relationship with actor Darryl M. Bell, who co-starred in the NBC TV comedy A Different World, a spinoff of The Cosby Show. The couple appeared together in the Fox Reality Channel series Househusbands of Hollywood, which debuted August 2009. Bledsoe is a vegetarian.


In 1984, Bledsoe was cast in the role of Vanessa Huxtable on the sitcom The Cosby Show. She was a regular until its final season in 1992. She also made a one-time appearance as Vanessa on A Different World. In 1986, Tempestt played the role of Grace Wheeler in Season 15, Episode 4 (The Gift Of Amazing Grace), of the ABC Afterschool Special program. In the mid-1990s, Bledsoe hosted a daytime talk show, The Tempestt Bledsoe Show, produced by Columbia-Tristar and Dick Clark. She made a brief appearance in the sitcom The Parkers, and has been featured in the recurring role of a single mother on the ABC show The Practice. She also appeared in the Lifetime show Strong Medicine, and South of Nowhere. Her most recent credits include the role of Nina in the Oxygen Channel's original television movie Husband for Hire, Steven Bochco's Raising the Bar, and the role of Abby in the third season of Disney Channel's animated series The Replacements. She appeared on VH1's Celebrity Fit Club. It was announced on December 1, 2010 that Bledsoe would return to TV, replacing Niecy Nash as the host of Clean House on Style Network. Her first episode aired on January 26, 2011. In 2012, Bledsoe was heard as the voice of Sheriff Hooper in the Laika animated film ParaNorman. In 2014, Bledsoe appeared in the Instant Mom episode "Not Your Mother's Day" in which she reprised her role as Vanessa Huxtable.

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