Robin Givens: Rehearsal for my appearance on "The Cosby Show," was exciting. Phylicia Rashad, who played Clair Huxtable, Mr. Cosby's wife, changed a line during one of our scenes; I responded with a perfect reading of the line I'd memorized from the script, which now made no sense at all. Phylicia stopped and fixed her gaze on me. "You're not listening, Ms. Givens," she said. "In order to act-and act well-you must learn to listen. So, listen.