Erik’s maternal grandfather was of Ashkenazi Jewish descent, and Erik’s maternal grandmother had English ancestry.
Erik’s maternal grandmother was Marie Violet Carmichael (the daughter of Lloyd Franklin Carmichael and Myrtle Jessie Hubbard).
After five seasons playing Brandy’s little brother he went on to appear in a number of films including "Roll," "Bounce" and "Take the Lead," and most recently in the critically acclaimed "Red Tails" (2012).
(Mike Coppola via Getty Images) For years Richmond was known to millions of "Cosby Show" fans as Rudy’s kind-hearted, misguided best friend Kenny aka “Bud;” a youngster whose chauvinistic views on women often landed him in the crosshairs of Rudy’s mother.
Perhaps the most notable storyline during von Detten's time on the soap was Nicholas' accidental killing of his father's lover Lisanne Gardner, who had been attempting to blackmail Viviam Alamein over the secret of Nicholas's parentage.
In 1995, when he was 13, Von Detten provided the voice of the villainous toy-destroyer Sid Phillips in the hit movie Toy Story.
Since those days he’s stayed pretty much off the radar with a few appearances at events such as the TV Land Awards back in 2009. Since her time on "Full House" Barber hasn’t been in front of the camera much, but that could change if rumors of the 2015 "Full House" revival turn out to be true.