Karyn Parsons is an American television and film actress and model best known for the role of Hilary Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which ran from 1990 to 1996.
In 1996, she co-created, co-produced, co-wrote, and co-starred in the TV sitcom Lush Life.
In 2001, she starred in the critically acclaimed television series The Job with Denis Leary.
Besides television, Parsons has starred in several films, particularly in comedies such as Late Nights (1992), Major Payne (1995), and The Ladies Man (2000). Parson's current project is Sweet Blackberry, producing a line of animated films about unsung black heroes. The first series is about Henry Box Brown, a slave who mailed himself to freedom.