Phylicia Rashad Set To Guest Star On THIS IS US

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Phylicia Rashad arrives at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on March 4, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show) will guest star in an episode of NBC’s hit drama This Is Us.

Rashad will play Carol, mother of Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) in episode 13 of the current season, which focuses on Beth’s backstory, according to Deadline. The actress joins a large list of guest stars that have appeared on This Is Us including Katey Sagal, Sylvester Stallone, Jane Kaczmarek, Denis O’Hare, Sam Trammell, Seth Meyers, and Katie Couric.

Rasha currently recurs as Diana Dubois on Fox’s Empire. She’ll also be seen in a starring role in OWN’s upcoming coming-of-age drama David Makes Man. She appeared in blockbuster sequel Creed II, reprising her role as Mary Anne Creed.

This Is Us is executive produced by Dan Fogelman along with, Isaac Aptaker, Elizabeth Berger, John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Ken Olin, Charlie Gogolak and Jess Rosenthal.