Entertainment TV 'Cosby Show' Star Keshia Knight Pulliam Gets Engaged on New Year's Eve Congrats are in order for the former child star By Naja Rayne Published on January 1, 2016 01:30 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Source Instagram Former child star Keshia Knight Pulliam rang in the New Year quite literally. Pulliam, best known for her role as Rudy on The Cosby Show shared a snapshot of her New Year’s kiss featuring a huge diamond on that finger Thursday. “Happy to spend not only my new year but my life with this guy!!! #BlessedBeyondMeasure,” the 36-year-old captioned her Instagram. So, who’s her beau? Former NFL star Ed Hartwell, 37, who also made appearances on seasons 1 and 2 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, when he was married to cast member Lisa Wu. The pair divorced in 2012. VIDEO: Pre-K Sweethearts Match on Dating Website 30 Years Later – and Now They’re Engaged! Before officially announcing her engagement, Pulliam flashed the ring in a prior Instagram post, and although she made didn t mention the news, a few fans noticed the sparkler, making note of it in the comments. “Happy New Year!!! The champ is here!!! Lol So grateful for family. #SpadesChamp #YesWeHaveBelts #BlessedBeyondMeasure #FamilyOverEverything,” she captioned the pic.