Birth Name: Jasmine Guy
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Born March 10, 1962 in Boston, MA, Jasmine Guy grew up in Atlanta, GA, where she studied the triumvirate of singing, dancing and acting. As a teenager, she moved to New York City to continue her training at the famed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and subsequently made her uncredited screen debut as a dancer on the series "Fame" (NBC, 1982-83; syndicated, 1983-87), where she impressed one of the the show's stars and its choreographer, Debbie Allen. Although a true triple threat, Guy crossed over into straightforward acting with a guest spot on "The Equalizer" (CBS, 1985-89) and soon after landed her most famous role, as the hilariously pampered, pompous college student Whitley Gilbert o...
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