Karyn Parsons was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 9, 1968. Although, Parsons began her career with some small roles, her big break came with 1990's The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
as the clueless Hilary Banks. After the show concluded, Parsons starred in several movies before returning to a television series in 2001's The Job
. She can also be seen in a few episodes of the hit show "Melrose Place."
Her big screen performances include such films as "Major Payne," "The Ladies Man," and "Static Shock."