Earle Hyman (October 11, 1926 – November 17, 2017) was an American actor. He was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Hyman was known for his role on ThunderCats as the voice of Panthro. He also appeared on The Cosby Show as Cliff's father Russell Huxtable. He made his Broadway stage debut as a teenager in 1943 in Run, Little Chillun.
- Johnson, George M. (November 17, 2017). "Tony & Emmy Nominated Actor Earle Hyman Passes Away at 91". Broadway Black. Retrieved November 18, 2017.