Malcolm-Jamal Warner is an American actor, director, and musician best known for his starring role as Bill Cosby's only son, Theo Huxtable, on the television sitcom The Cosby Show, from 1984-1992.
He currently has a starring role as Dr. Alex Reed in the television sitcom Reed Between the Lines, since 2011.
He also starred in Jeremiah, was the voice of The Producer character on The Magic School Bus and co-starred for 4 years on the UPN sitcom Malcolm & Eddie.
Warner was on the CBS sitcom Listen Up with Jason Alexander and the host of the literacy-promoting children's show CBS Storybreak. He also starred on an episode of Fresh Prince of Bel Air, playing the role of Hilary's boyfriend.
He has also directed music videos including British RnB group Five Star's "I Love You For Sentimental Reasons" (1994) as well as many sitcom episodes including The Cosby Show, Kenan & Kel, and Malcolm & Eddie.
While he is quick to point out that his name is Malcolm, not Theo, he says he has no problem with being recognized as Theo Huxtable, and contends that he has nothing but positive memories of The Cosby Show.
Malcolm-Jamal Warner is also known as the boyfriend of Michelle Thomas, who played a girlfriend of Theo in the Cosby show. Malcolm was at Michelle's bedside as she was passing away from a desmoplastic small round cell tumour.