Deon Richmond

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Deon Richmond
Born (1978-04-02) April 2, 1978 (age 39)[1]
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Years active 1986–present
Known for Kenny ("Bud") –The Cosby Show
Jordan Bennett –Sister, Sister
Children 2

Deon Richmond (born April 2, 1978)[2] is an American actor from New York City. Richmond is best known for his recurring roles as Rudy Huxtable's friend Kenny (nicknamed "Bud") on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show and Jordan Bennett on the ABC/The WB sitcom Sister, Sister[3]

Life and career[edit]

Richmond was born in New York City. Among Richmond's earliest roles was an appearance in the music video for the 1985 Kool & the Gang song "Cherish". In 1986, Richmond first appeared as Kenny on The Cosby Show, in the episode "Theo's Flight"; he would go on to appear on the show in 32 episodes, until the show ended in 1992. In 1987, Richmond played a young Eddie Murphy in the beginning scenes of the film Eddie Murphy Raw, and also appeared in the film Enemy Territory as Chet. Richmond appeared in the Kris Kross music video "Warm It Up" in 1992. He played the role of Darren Dixon in the 1993–94 sitcom Getting By alongside Merlin Santana as his brother Marcus, they were cast as brothers due to their interaction on The Cosby Show. In 1997, Richmond began a role as Tamera Campbell's boyfriend, Jordan Bennett, on the fifth season of the hit series Sister, Sister. He became a regular cast member during the sixth and final season. In later years, Richmond appeared in films such as Trippin', Scream 3, Not Another Teen Movie, National Lampoon's Van Wilder, and the independent horror film Hatchet. He also had a featured role in the short-lived 2006 sitcom Teachers.

Personal life[edit]

Richmond has twin daughters, Lilac and Leone Richmond, born in 2009.



Year Title Role
1987 Eddie Murphy Raw Young Eddie Murphy
1987 Enemy Territory Chet
1990 Mo' Better Blues Tyrone
1998 High Freakquency Coffee Boy
1999 Trippin' Gregory Reed
2000 Scream 3 Tyson Fox
2001 Not Another Teen Movie Malik
2002 National Lampoon's Van Wilder Mini Cochran
2003 The Blues Shorty
2005 One More Round Celebrity Audience Member 1
2006 Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas Red
2006 Hatchet (film) Marcus
2011 Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury Jimmy Fontaine
2011 The Legend of Awesomest Maximus Jamal
2012 FDR: American Badass George


Year Title Role Notes
1986–92 The Cosby Show Kenny 32 Episodes, (NBC)
1988 The Child Saver Jackie Watson TV Movie, (TCM)
1989 Desperado: The Outlaw Wars Thomas Jefferson TV Movie, (TCM)
1990 Moe's World Moe TV Movie
1993 American Playhouse Nat Crawford Season 11 Episode 5, Hallelujah (PBS)
1993–94 Getting By Darren Dixon 31 Episodes, (ABC/NBC)
1994 Me and the Boys T.C. Season 1 Episodes 9, Bad Influence (ABC)
1995 The Parent 'Hood Troy Season 1 Episode 2, The Rake, the fake and Gopher Snake (WB)
1995 On Our Own Kevin Two Episodes, (ABC)
1995 Hangin' With Mr. Cooper Lewis Season 4 Episode 3, R.O.T.C. (ABC)
1996 Hangin' With Mr. Cooper Louis Season 4 Episode 14, Coach Counselor (ABC)
1996 Sister, Sister Jordan Bennett 34 Episodes, (WB)
2006 Teachers Calvin Babbitt Five Episodes, (NBC)
2007 It's a Mall World Evan TV Mini-Series, (MTV)
2014 Psych Gus's New Boss Season 8 Episode 10, "The Breakup" (USA)


  1. ^ NNDB: Deon Richmond
  2. ^ "Deon Richmond". Flixster. Retrieved 19 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "This Bud's For You!". TMZ. Retrieved 19 November 2010. 

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