Tyler Perry chose Keshia Knight Pulliam to play a prostitute in “Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail.” Keshia Knight Pullman was famous for her role as Rudy Huxtable in “The Cosby Show.” Rudy Huxtable’s Keshia Knight Pulliam has grown up to play an adult role.
The rest of the cast included Tyler Perry, Derek Luke, Tamela Mann and David Mann. This was a play before it turned into a movie. The plot was about Madea (played by Tyler Perry) who rescued Candy (played by Keshia) from a bully, Big Sal, while in jail. Derek Luke played the lawyer who had a past with Candy.
Keshia had recently appeared in Tyler Perry’s TBS series “House of Payne.” She would be having her own production company for film and TV projects soon.
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These are old photos of Keshia Knight Pullman, as a child actress.