Jasmine Guy

Actress, Dancer, Singer
A gifted singer-dancer-actress, Jasmine Guy achieved stardom as spoiled Southern belle Whitley Gilbert on "A Different World" (NBC, 1987-1993), a spin-off of "The Cosby Show" (NBC, 1984-1992). When star Lisa Bonet left ... Read more »
Born: 03/09/1962 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (75)

Vampire Diaries 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Let's Stay Together 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

October Baby 2011 (Movie)

Mary (Actor)

The Heart Specialist 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

Drop Dead Diva 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The People Speak 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

A Different World 1987 - 2000, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

America's Ballroom Challenge 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Host

Dead Like Me: Life After Death 2008 (Movie)

Roxy (Actor)

Ladies Man 1987 - 1993, 1998 - 2000, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Linc's 1987 - 1993, 1998 - 2000, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Living Single 1987 - 1993, 1995 - 2000, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1987 - 1993, 1995 - 2000, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Malcolm and Eddie 1987 - 1993, 1996 - 2000, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Melrose Place 1987 - 2000, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

NYPD Blue 1987 - 2000, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1987 - 1993, 1995 - 2000, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Touched By an Angel 1987 - 1993, 1995 - 2000, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Tru Loved 2008 (Movie)

Cynthia (Actor)

That's So Raven 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dead Like Me 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Carrie 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

TV's Most Memorable Weddings 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The Outer Limits 1994 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Parkers 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cyberchase 2001 (TV Show)

Voice

Diamond Men 2001 (Movie)

Tina (Actor)

Just Cause (03/11/01) 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Any Day Now 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bob Fosse: The E! True Hollywood Story 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Guinevere 1999 (Movie)

Linda (Actor)

Live Broadway USA 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Cats Don't Dance 1997 (Movie)

Speaking Voice of Sawyer (Actor)

Intimate Portrait: Queen Latifah 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Kla$h 1997 (Movie)

Blossom (Actor)

Perfect Crime 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The Fourth Annual Trumpet Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Going, Going, Almost Gone! Animals in Danger 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Voice

Great American Music: A Salute to Fast Cars 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

A Century of Women 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Addicted to Fame 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Growing Up Funny 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The 26th Annual NAACP Image Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Six Comics in Search of a Generation 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The 14th Annual CableACE Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The 3rd Annual International Rock Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 63rd Annual Academy Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 22nd Annual NAACP Image Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 41st Annual Emmy Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 5th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

16th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Best Catches 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Harlem Nights 1989 (Movie)

Dominique LaRue (Actor)

Runaway 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The 21st Annual NAACP Image Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

School Daze 1988 (Movie)

Dina (Actor)

A Killer Among Us (TV Show)

Actor

America's Dream (TV Show)

Actor

At Mother's Request (TV Show)

Actor

It's Black Entertainment (TV Show)

Actor

Queen (TV Show)

Actor

Stompin' at the Savoy (TV Show)

Actor

The Feast of All Saints (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A gifted singer-dancer-actress, Jasmine Guy achieved stardom as spoiled Southern belle Whitley Gilbert on "A Different World" (NBC, 1987-1993), a spin-off of "The Cosby Show" (NBC, 1984-1992). When star Lisa Bonet left the series, Guy became its leading lady and won six Outstanding Lead Actress Image Awards for her work as the increasingly complex Whitley. Branching out into directing and writing while on the show, she also released her debut album, 1990's Jasmine Guy, which launched three minor R&B hits, including "Another Like My Lover." Although she had several film roles, including "School Daze" (1988), "Harlem Nights" (1989) and "Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming" (2010), Guy worked primarily on the stage and television, earning a series regular role on "Dead Like Me" (Showtime, 2003-04) and recurring on "The Vampire Diaries" (The CW, 2009- ). A multitalented entertainer who transcended her sitcom stardom which might have otherwise typecast her, Jasmine Guy continued to create fascinating work and to inspire fans across a variety of art forms decades after her initial success.

Relationships

Terrence Duckette

Husband
Married August 22, 1998 Guy filed for divorce in April 2008, citing irreconcilable differences

Imani Duckette

Daughter
Born March 28, 1999 father, Terrence Duckett

William Guy

Father

Monica Guy

Sister
Younger

Dominic Hoffman

Companion
Lived together for several years before separating in the early 1990s

Jaye Rudolph

Mother

EDUCATION

Alvin Ailey American Dance Center

New York , New York 1981

Northside Performing Arts High School

Atlanta , Georgia

Milestones

2009

Cast in David Feldshuh's play "Miss Evers' Boys" at Atlanta's Southwest Arts Center

2003

Starred in the Showtime series "Dead Like Me" as Roxy Harvey

2000

Reprised role of Velma Kelly for the Broadway revival of "Chicago"

1999

Had recurring role on the CBS sitcom "Ladies' Man" as Alfred Molina's boss

1997

Appeared onstage in touring production of "Grease"

1997

Played role of Velma in the national tour of "Chicago"; reprised role for the Las Vegas production in 1999

1995

Guest-starred in several episodes of "Melrose Place" (FOX)

1990

First album released, Jasmine Guy

1990

Starred in the TV-movie, "A Killer Among Us"

1989

First leading role in a feature, "Harlem Nights"

1988

Made film debut in Spike Lee's "School Daze"

1987

Played Southern belle Whitley Gilbert in the NBC series, "A Different World"

1985

Had featured role in the short-lived Broadway musical, "Leader of the Pack"

1984

Made Broadway debut in revival of "The Wiz"

1982

Appeared as dancer in the first 10 episodes of TV series, "Fame" (NBC)

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