Janet Hubert (born January 13, 1956), also previously known as Janet Hubert-Whitten, is an American film and television actress. She is best known for playing her role of Vivian Banks on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990 to 1993.
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Hubert was born in Chicago, Illinois. She spent her early days growing up on Chicago’s South Side. At the age of nine she moved with her family to Momence, Illinois. She won a scholarship to the Juilliard School in New York City but the transition from small town town to big city proved to be too much for her and she went home for a year.
Her son Elijah Isaac Whitten was born in February 1993. She suffers from osteoporosis and is the ambassador of the National Osteoporosis Foundation. She currently resides in Montclair, New Jersey. She is now credited as “Janet Hubert” due to her divorce from James Whitten.
• The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1993) (TV series)
• The Fourth Man (1998)
• Weaver of Hate (1998)
• Friends (2002) (TV series)
• Gilmore Girls (2002) (TV series)
• The Weakest Link (2002) (TV Moms Edition) (4th one voted off)