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Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1990-1996; Blossom (cameo) 1991.

NBC series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: How did this populair show start?

With musical success achieved, Smith expressed a desire to try acting to several business associates, including Warner Bros. executive Bunny Medina. It turned out that Medina, who was born poor in Los Angeles but lived as a teen with a rich Beverly Hills family, had been unsuccessfully pitching a sitcom based on his demographically diverse life. Smith would be perfect, Medina figured, as the protagonist in this fish-out-of-water-tale--a modern Beverly Hillbillies. According to Hollywood legend, Smith read the script for NBC's suits with such élan that they bought the concept on the spot. Fresh Prince of Bel-Air premiered in 1990 (10 Sep), and with its well-timed quips and pratfalls from Smith, the successful show stayed on the air for six years.
cop. Mr. Showbiz

Notable TV Guest Appearances: "Blossom" (1991), as himself

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air TV-Cast:

"The Fresh Prince"; "Will Smith" -- Will Smith
"Uncle Phill"; "Phillip Banks" -- James Avery
"Aunt Viv"; "Vivian Banks" -- Janet Hubert-Whitten
"Aunt Viv"; "Vivian Banks" -- Daphne Maxwell Reid (from fourth Season Episodes)
"Carlton Banks" -- Alfonso Ribeiro
"Hillary Banks" -- Karyn Parsons
"Ashley Banks" -- Tatyana M. Ali
"Nicky Banks"; "Nicholas Michael Sahun Juane Banks" -- Ross Bagley (from late fourth Season Episodes)
"Geoffrey Butler" -- Joseph Marcell
"Will's Mother"; "Vy" -- Vernee Watson-Johnson
D.J. Jazzy Jeff has some notable guest appearances in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He plays "Jazz" a friend of Will from Philly.

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