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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).
Feature debut, a bit part in Sidney Poitier's "A Piece of the Action"
Acted and performed a song on "The All Night Strut!", A PBS musical variety special showcasing 1930s and 40s swing
Cast as a sitcom regular, playing Vivian Banks on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
Departed "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"; replaced by Daphne Maxwell Reid
Joined cast of the ABC soap "All My Children" in recurring role of Alice Dawson