Janet Hubert

Actor, Singer, Dancer
Vivacious stage-trained actor-singer-dancer who gained some attention playing Vivian Banks, the sensible aunt of Will Smith, for the first three seasons of the popular sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (NBC ... Read more »
Born: 01/13/1956 in Momence, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (19)

The Bernie Mac Show 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Friends 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gilmore Girls 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Job 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Storytime 1993 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

NYPD Blue 1990 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Goode Behavior 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Lawless 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Coach 1990 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dave's World 1990 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Reasonable Doubts 1990 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Faculty 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Jamie Foxx Show 1990 - 1993, 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

What About Your Friends? 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

White Man's Burden 1995 (Movie)

Dinner Guest (Actor)

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1990 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 1991 Miss Universe Pageant 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The All Night Strut! 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

New Eden (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Vivacious stage-trained actor-singer-dancer who gained some attention playing Vivian Banks, the sensible aunt of Will Smith, for the first three seasons of the popular sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (NBC, 1990-93). Hubert-Whitten made her professional debut in the national touring company of "Dancin'" before landing on Broadway in the original cast of "Cats". She segued to TV as a recurring character on the daytime soap "One Life to Live". Hubert went on to various TV guest spots ("Hooperman", "Tales from the Crypt", "Reasonable Doubts") until snaring a stint as a sitcom regular. Since leaving "Fresh Prince" after a dispute with the star, Hubert has appeared on the sitcoms "Coach" and "Dave's World" and played a supporting role on the direct-to-video sci-fi thriller "New Eden" (1994).

Relationships

Donald Hubert

Brother
born c. 1948 lives in Chicago

James Whitten

Husband
divorced

Elijah Whitten

Son
born on February 8, 1993

EDUCATION

The Juilliard School

New York , New York
attended on scholarship

Milestones

1999

Joined cast of the ABC soap "All My Children" in recurring role of Alice Dawson

1992

Departed "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"; replaced by Daphne Maxwell Reid

1990

Cast as a sitcom regular, playing Vivian Banks on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"

1988

Acted and performed a song on "The All Night Strut!", A PBS musical variety special showcasing 1930s and 40s swing

1977

Feature debut, a bit part in Sidney Poitier's "A Piece of the Action"

Professional debut, national touring company of "Dancin'"

Appeared off-Broadway in the Playwrights Horizon's production of "Anteroom"

Had a recurring role on the daytime soap "One Life to Live"

Performed on Broadway in the original cast of "Cats"

Performed a one-woman show at the Sporting Club in Monte Carlo to commemorate Josephine Baker's first appearance there

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