- Her father, William, is a Baptist minister.
- Left home at 16 and moved to New York, where she joined the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
- Broke into TV with a gig as a dancer on the series Fame in 1982.
- Made her Broadway debut in a 1984 revival of The Wiz.
- Best known as wealthy Southern belle Whitley Gilbert on A Different World; won six consecutive NAACP Image Awards for her performance.
- Her sister, Monica, was her stand-in on the set of A Different World.
- Released her debut album, Jasmine Guy, in 1990; it featured the singles "Try Me," "Just Want to Hold You" and "Another Like My Lover."
- Headlined the national tour of the musical Chicago, playing villainess Velma Kelly, in 1997; later reprised the role in the Las Vegas and Broadway productions.
- Imani Guy Duckett — Daughter
- Jaye Rudolph — Mother
- Dominic Hoffman — Ex-significant Other
- Monica Guy — Sister
- Terrence Duckett — Ex-husband
- William Guy — Father
Season 1, Episode 21
- Birth Place: Boston, MA
- Birthday: March 10, 1964, Pisces
- Profession: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Songwriter, Director, Writer
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