Karyn Parsons

Karyn Parsons

Oct. 8th, 1966
Born in
Hollywood, California, USA
5' 7

Karyn Parsons' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air TV Show
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Out All Night TV Show
Out All Night
Lush Life TV Show
Lush Life

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Karyn Parsons decided to go into acting at the age of 13. She had her first TV role in the NBC drama The Bronx Zoo (1987), but she made her big break as 'Will Smith's cousin "Hilary Banks" on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990). During the show's six-year run, she starred in movies such as Class Act (1992) and Major Payne (1995). After The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), she starred in the short-lifted sitcom Lush Life (1996), co-starring 'Lori Petty', which only lasted three episodes before it was canceled. In 1998, she starred in her first lead role in the award-winning movie Mixing Nia (1998). She guest-starred in TV sitcoms before starring in 13 Moons (2002), in which she met her husband, director 'Alexandre Rockwell', whom she married in 2003. After their wedding, they had a child and now live in New York.

  • Enjoys dancing, fencing and horseback.
  • Met her future husband, 'Alexandre Rockwell' (qv), in New York in 1999.
  • Is also a Model.
  • Her husband, 'Alexandre Rockwell' (qv), owns and operates a nightclub in the downtown district of New York.
  • Has two children, Lana, 4, and son Nico, 10 months.
  • Graduated from Santa Monica high school.
  • Worked with 'Jennifer Beals (I)' (qv) on _13 Moons (2002)_ (qv), who is the ex-wife of her husband 'Alexandre Rockwell' (qv).
  • Father is white, mother is black.

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