(born March 21, 1958 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American actress who is best known for her portrayal of Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux on the NBC situation comedy The Cosby Show. She has voiced the character Norma Bindlebeep on the Nick at Nite animated series, Fatherhood, a show based on Bill Cosby's book of the same name. She is of Louisiana Creole descent.
LeBeauf was named for Audrey Hepburn's character in the 1954 movie Sabrina.
LeBeauf almost did not receive the role of Sondra on The Cosby Show, because she was only 10 years younger than Phylicia Rashād, the actress who played her mother, Clair Huxtable.
The character of Sondra did not appear in the pilot. The family, at that point, consisted of four children, with Denise Huxtable, played by Lisa Bonet, as the eldest. With the addition of Sondra, Denise became the second oldest child. Sondra was known for her philosophical statements and intelligence, traits she displayed as an undergraduate at Princeton University.
LeBeauf is a graduate of UCLA and Yale School of Drama and has her own interior design business. She also attended St. Matthias Catholic Girls High School in Huntington Park, California.
LeBeauf is a frequent leading lady performing with the Shakespeare Theatre Company at the Folger Shakespeare Library theatre in Washington, DC. She recently portrayed Kather