Janet Hubert


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Janet Louise Hubert was born in Chicago, IL. She is best known for playing the sassy, witty, outgoing, protective mom on the hit TV sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990). Janet Hubert spent most of her childhood growing up in Momence, IL. That changed when she won a scholarship to Julliard School in New York City. After Juilliard, Janet studied... See full bio »

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Bang the Drum, Ashley (S1, Ep2)
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Make Room for Caddy (S3, Ep11)
Sun, Dec 05 3:30 AM PST on KILM (027)

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  FEVER (Short) (post-production)
Grace
 2021 Love Life (TV Series)
Donna Watkins
- Marcus Watkins (2021) ... Donna Watkins
- Epilogue (2021) ... Donna Watkins
- Becca Evans (2021) ... Donna Watkins
- Ola Adebayo (2021) ... Donna Watkins
- Destiny Mathis (2021) ... Donna Watkins
 2021 The Last O.G. (TV Series)
Miss May Miller
- Tray Finds His Purpose (2021) ... Miss May Miller
- The First Hump is the Hardest (2021) ... Miss May Miller
 2021 Pose (TV Series)
Latrice
- Take Me to Church (2021) ... Latrice
 2020 Broadway Celebrates Veterans Day (TV Mini Series)
Janet Hubert
 2018-2020 General Hospital (TV Series)
Yvonne Godfrey
- Episode #1.14595 (2020) ... Yvonne Godfrey
- Episode #1.14393 (2019) ... Yvonne Godfrey
- Episode #1.14332 (2019) ... Yvonne Godfrey
- Episode #1.14330 (2019) ... Yvonne Godfrey
- Episode #1.14329 (2019) ... Yvonne Godfrey
 2020 JG and the BC Kids
Narrator / Blackbird / Stanley Leroy
 2019 Christmas Belles (TV Movie)
Whitley
 2019 King Ester (TV Series)
Mignon Pappion
- It's Me, Ester (2019) ... Mignon Pappion
- It's Me, Ester (Reprise) ... Mignon Pappion
- Stay. Leave. ... Mignon Pappion
- Girl Talk ... Mignon Pappion
 2016-2017 If Loving You Is Wrong (TV Series)
Diane
- Don't Lose Your Deposit (2017) ... Diane
- The Party Just Arrived (2017) ... Diane
- The Mailman (2017) ... Diane
- The Missing Person (2017) ... Diane
- Boiling Point (2016) ... Diane
 2016 Not Another Black Movie
Aunt Gloria
 2015 No Letting Go
Dr. Stacey Slater
 2015 Ward of the State (TV Series)
Diana Ward
 2015 Life Twirls On (TV Series)
Aunt Lorraine
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game)
Aunt Denise (voice)
 2013/I Mom
Judy Curtains
 2011 House of Payne (TV Series)
Evelyn
- A Mother's Payne (2011) ... Evelyn
 2005-2010 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Lisa Williamson
- Episode #1.10739 (2010) ... Lisa Williamson
- Episode #1.10738 (2010) ... Lisa Williamson
- Episode #1.10735 (2010) ... Lisa Williamson
- Episode #1.10734 (2010) ... Lisa Williamson
- Episode #1.10733 (2010) ... Lisa Williamson
 2004 Neurotica
The Neighbor (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 2004 Christmas at Water's Edge (TV Movie)
Mrs. Turner
 2004 Proud
Larry's Mother (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 2003-2004 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Leora
- Make Room for Caddy (2004) ... Leora
- Meet the Grandparents (2003) ... Leora
 2002 Friends (TV Series)
Ms. McKenna
- The One Where Emma Cries (2002) ... Ms. McKenna (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 2002 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Gisele Gerard
- Back in the Saddle Again (2002) ... Gisele Gerard
 2001-2002 The Job (TV Series)
Adina Phillips
- Barbecue (2002) ... Adina Phillips
- Gina (2002) ... Adina Phillips
- Massage (2001) ... Adina Phillips
- Elizabeth (2001) ... Adina Phillips
 2001 30 Years to Life
Joy's Mom
 1999 All My Children (TV Series)
Alice Dawson
- Episode dated 20 May 1999 (1999) ... Alice Dawson
 1999 California Myth
Lysistrata (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 1998 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Hiruut Kebede
- Weaver of Hate (1998) ... Hiruut Kebede
 1997 Lawless (TV Series)
Esther Hayes
- Pilot (1997) ... Esther Hayes
 1997 Goode Behavior (TV Series)
Dr. Pamela Fordham
- Goode Lovin' (1997) ... Dr. Pamela Fordham
 1997 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Edwina Dubois
- Act Like You Love Me (1997) ... Edwina Dubois
 1996 The Pretender (TV Series)
Madam Director
- The Paper Clock (1996) ... Madam Director
 1996 The Faculty (TV Series)
Annette Freeman
- Somewhere There's Music (1996) ... Annette Freeman (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 1995 White Man's Burden
Dinner Guest (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 1995 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series short)
Elaine Baham
- What About Your Friends (1995) ... Elaine Baham (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 1994 New Eden (TV Movie)
Ashtarte (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 1994 Coach (TV Series)
Karen Williams
- Blue Chip Blues (1994) ... Karen Williams
 1994 Dave's World (TV Series)
Elise
- Shel in Love (1994) ... Elise (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 1990-1993 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Vivian Banks
- Six Degrees of Graduation (1993) ... Vivian Banks (as Janet Hubert-Whitten, credit only)
- The Way We Were (1993) ... Vivian Banks (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
- Ain't No Business Like Show Business (1993) ... Vivian Banks (as Janet Hubert-Whitten, credit only)
- You Bet Your Life (1993) ... Vivian Banks (as Janet Hubert-Whitten, credit only)
- The Baby Comes Out (1993) ... Vivian Banks (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 1992-1993 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
Judge Mary Sims
- Legacy (1993) ... Judge Mary Sims (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
- Brother's Keeper (1992) ... Judge Mary Sims (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Psyche
- 'Til Death (1990) ... Psyche
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Serita
- Poison (1989) ... Serita
 1989 Hooperman (TV Series)
Loretta Todd
- Look Homeward, Dirtbag (1989) ... Loretta Todd
 1988 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Councilwoman Travers
- Fun with Animals (1988) ... Councilwoman Travers
 1988 Hunter (TV Series)
Vanessa Riley
- The Fourth Man (1988) ... Vanessa Riley
 1986 Sylvester: Someone Like You (Music Video)
 1985 Agent on Ice
Lola (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (16 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Other Works:

(10/02) Stage: Appeared (as "Wanda") in "Crowns", musical by Regina Taylor, adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry. McCarter Theater Center, Princeton, NJ. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Janet Hubert-Whitten

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Larry Kraft | See more »
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Son, Elijah Isaac Whitten, born 1993. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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