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Janet Hubert

Biography

American actress who gained fame on her behalf role for the 1990s television sitcom THE NEW Prince of Bel-Air. She was raised on Chicago’s South Part and received a scholarship or grant to wait the renowned Juilliard College in NEW YORK. Her tv credits include places on Close friends, One Existence to Live, Gilmore Women, as well as the Bernie Mac pc Display. She married Wayne Whitten in 1990, as well as the few had a boy. Pursuing her divorce from Whitten, she wedded Larry Kraft. She performed Tantomile in the initial Broadway creation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Pet cats.

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Full Name Janet Hubert
Date Of Birth January 13, 1956
Place Of Birth Chicago, IL
Profession TV Actress
Education Juilliard School
Nationality American
Spouse Larry Kraft, James Whitten
Children Elijah Isaac Whitten
Nominations NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Movies No Letting Go, Christmas at Water's Edge, Proud, 30 Years to Life, New Eden, Not Another Black Movie, California Myth
TV Shows The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Lawless
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Self-published an autobiography titled "Perfection is Not a Sitcom Mom" in 2009. The book details life before The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), with juicy details of life on the set of one one of the most beloved sitcoms from the 1990s, such as her much written and talked about departures, orchestrated by Will Smith according to Hubert and now validated in the biography series Life After (2009).
2Graduated from Momence High School, Momence, Illinois in 1974.
3Left The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) when NBC failed to negotiate beyond offering her 10 weeks of work.
4Son, Elijah, born 1993.
5Educated at Juilliard School


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Marcus Garvey Biopic2017filmingSarah Jane Richards
Not Another Black Movie2016Aunt Gloria
Ward of the State2016TV MovieDiana Ward
No Letting Go2015Dr. Stacey Slater
Life Twirls On2015TV SeriesAunt Lorraine
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video GameAunt Denise (voice)
Mom2013/IJudy Curtains
House of Payne2011TV SeriesEvelyn
One Life to Live2005-2010TV SeriesLisa Williamson
Neurotica2004The Neighbor (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
Christmas at Water's Edge2004TV MovieMrs. Turner
Proud2004Larry's Mother (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
The Bernie Mac Show2003-2004TV SeriesLeora
Friends2002TV SeriesMs. McKenna
Gilmore Girls2002TV SeriesGisele Gerard
The Job2001-2002TV SeriesAdina Phillips
30 Years to Life2001Joy's Mom
All My Children1999TV SeriesAlice Dawson
California Myth1999Lysistrata (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
NYPD Blue1998TV SeriesHiruut Kebede
Lawless1997TV SeriesEsther Hayes
Goode Behavior1997TV SeriesDr. Pamela Fordham
The Jamie Foxx Show1997TV SeriesEdwina Dubois
The Pretender1996TV SeriesMadam Director
The Faculty1996TV SeriesAnnette Freeman
White Man's Burden1995Dinner Guest (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
CBS Schoolbreak Special1995TV SeriesElaine Baham
New Eden1994TV MovieAshtarte (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
Coach1994TV SeriesKaren Williams
Dave's World1994TV SeriesElise
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990-1993TV SeriesVivian Banks
Reasonable Doubts1992-1993TV SeriesJudge Mary Sims
Tales from the Crypt1990TV SeriesPsyche
A Man Called Hawk1989TV SeriesSerita
Hooperman1989TV SeriesLoretta Todd
21 Jump Street1988TV SeriesCouncilwoman Travers
Hunter1988TV SeriesVanessa Riley
Agent on Ice1986Lola (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Doctors2016TV SeriesHerself
The Real2016TV SeriesHerself
Life After2010TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Weakest Link2002TV SeriesHerself
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?1992TV SeriesHerself
Vicki!1992TV SeriesHerself (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1991TV SeriesHerself
The More You Know1989TV SeriesHerself (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
All Night Strut!1988TV MovieHerself - Performer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1996TV SeriesVivian Banks

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014BTVA Video Game Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Video GameGrand Theft Auto V (2013)· Shawn Fonteno
· Ned Luke
· Steven Ogg
· Gerald 'Slink' Johnson
· Vicki van Tassel
· Abdel Gonzalez
· Oberon K.A. Adjepong
· Traci Godfrey
· Ryan Woodle
· Thomas Poarch
· Will Cart
· Keith Randolph Smith
· Jackie Long
· Joe Curnutte


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