Jasmine Guy

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Place: Boston, MA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/10/1964, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor; singer; dancer; songwriter; director; writer
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Jasmine Guy Fast Facts:
  • 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.
  • Jasmine Guy Relationships:
  • Imani Guy Duckett - Daughter
  • Jaye Rudolph - Mother
  • Monica Guy - Sister
  • Dominic Hoffman - Ex-significant Other
  • William Guy - Father
  • Terrence Duckett - Ex-husband

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