Geoffrey Owens

American actor

Geoffrey Louis Owens (born March 18, 1961) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Elvin Tibideaux on The Cosby Show (1985–1992).

Geoffrey Owens
Geoffrey Louis Owens

(1961-03-18) March 18, 1961 (age 63)
Alma materYale University
SpouseJosette (m. 1995)

In 2017, Owens played an Assistant Dean on the FOX drama series Lucifer.[1]

In September 2018, a customer at a Trader Joe's took a picture of Owens, who worked the cash register. The publication of the photos has been characterized as "job shaming".[2]


  1. "Scoop: LUCIFER on FOX - Monday, May 8, 2017". May 8, 2017. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  2. Dekoupil, Tony (September 3, 2018). "Stars defend "Cosby Show" actor from "job-shaming" after photos of him bagging groceries go viral". CBS News.

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