Janet Hubert's Flashback Photos

ESSENCE.COM Sep, 09, 2008

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Janet Hubert, left, hangs backstage with her on-screen daughters, Tatyana Ali and Karyn Parsons, on the set of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”

“We had so much fun on that set,” she says.

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Hubert and Parsons make a striking duo. Hubert says viewers often tell her how much they enjoyed her character.

“They loved what I did with her. They really loved to have this dark-skinned sister playing this upscale woman,” she says.

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Hubert cradles son Elijah. The actress says she doesn’t want him to follow in her show business footsteps.

“He’s got creativity, but I don’t want him to struggle the way that I’ve had to,” she says. “This is not a career for the faint of heart.”

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On set of the film “New Eden,” Hubert rides high. The movie also features Lisa Bonet and Stephen Baldwin.

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Hubert serves as the leading lady in “Sophisticated Ladies” show in Paris.

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Another scene from “Sophisticated Ladies” showcases Hubert’s svelte physique.

“Dark-skinned sisters, we have a hard time,” she says. “Part of my beauty to me was my dark skin. I love my dark skin. I feel it’s so much a part of my beauty.”

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Hubert headlines a fiftieth anniversary of Josephine Baker’s death celebration in Monte Carlo, France.

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Hubert starred as a member of the original “Cats” cast on Broadway.

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Hubert spends time with the Bob Fosse Dance Company.

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Hubert and Elijah take a ride on her horse, Rosie.

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Small-screen veterans Dorien Wilson and Sherman Hemsley greet Hubert.

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Hubert appears on an episode of “The Bernie Mac Show” with Mac and Kellita Smith.

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