Friday, August 31, 2018

This former 'Cosby Show' star was spotted working as a cashier at Trader Joe's in Clifton, NJ


Former Cosby Show star Geoffrey Owens, who played Elvin Tibideaux, the young doctor who married Sondra Huxtable on the famous sitcom, was recently photographed working at a Trader Joe's in Clifton, N.J.

According to the Daily Mail, the actor, who was on the sitcom from 1985 to 1992, was spotted by a local shopper at the store, standing behind one of the checkout counters and wearing a Trader Joe's staff shirt with a name tag that read, "Geoffrey."


The shopper who spotted the actor told the Daily Mail that she was grocery shopping with her wife, the store's security manager, around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday evening when she recognized Owens and took some photos.


"I was just in Trader Joe's and I said to my wife, I said, 'Wait a minute, that's the guy from The Cosby Show,'" Karma Lawrence told the outlet.


She continued, "She looked at him and said, 'It looks like him. He's a little heavier.'"


Convinced it was the actor, Lawrence proceeded to look up photos of the actor online and it was him!


"I pulled up a site on the Internet to look at a picture of him and said, 'That is him,'" she confirmed to Daily Mail. "I have never seen him at Trader Joe's before. I was getting a bunch of groceries and he wasn't really looking at anybody, but he said, 'Have a nice day.'"
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