Karyn Parsons- Actor
Karyn Parsons starred as Hilary Banks on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which aired on NBC from 1990 to 1996. She co-created, co-produced, co-wrote, and co-starred on the Fox sitcom Lush Life in 1996. In 2001, she starred in the critically acclaimed but short-lived television series The Job with Denis Leary.
Besides television, Parsons has starred in several films including Class Act (1992), Major Payne (1995), Mixing Nia (1998), The Ladies Man (2000), and 13 Moons (2002).
Parsons is the founder of Sweet Blackberry, a non-profit organization that creates animated films about unsung black heroes. The first in the series is about Henry “Box” Brown, a slave who mailed himself to freedom.