Remember “Laura Winslow” from Family Matters? She was “Urkel's” crush for years. Well we received some requests to find out what actress. Michelle Thomas was an American actress and comedian. She was best known for her roles as Justine Phillips on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (–90), and Myra Monkhouse, Steve Urkel (Jaleel White)'s girlfriend on the ABC/CBS sitcom Family Matters (–98). On December 22, , Thomas died surrounded by her family and friends Cause of death : Cancer. Actor Barry Jenner, known for his recurring roles on “ Family Matters,” “Knots Landing” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” died on Monday in. December 29,VarietyMichelle Thomas obituary ; accessed June 3, All Titles TV Episodes Names Companies Keywords Characters Quotes Bios Plots. Jaimee Foxworth, Judy Winslow. Blake would take her into his garden, and impressed on her the beauty of its "flowers of so many colours". Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk.