first appeared with Martin Lawrence
in 1995 in a guest appearance on his sitcom Martin
. She also played Raven-Symoné's Aunt Vicki in two episodes of That's So Raven
on The Disney Channel.
Whitley was born in Sudan, Khartoum, to parents who were American missionaries. Upon the family's return to the U.S., Kym was raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and educated in Nashville at Fisk University. She co-starred with James Avery, Terence Howard and Robin Givens on the series Sparks. Among her other TV appearances were recurring roles on My Wife and Kids, The Parkers and The Boondocks, as well as guest shots on Reno 911, Grey's Anatomy, Married with Children, an Emmy-nominated episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm and numerous others. Her films include Next Friday, Fun With Dick and Jane, The Perfect Man, Along Came Polly, and Nutty Professor II: The Klumps. She received a BET Comedy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Box Office Movie for Deliver Us From Eva.
In addition to her acting career, she is a multitalented stand-up comedienne and producer, with her own production company, Kwick Whit Productions.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
Kym Whitley Facts
|I Love You, Man|
|The Perfect Man|
|Silent No More|
|Along Came Polly|
|The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps|
|Deliver Us From Eva / Something New / The Best Man|
|Something Like A Business|
|Anything is Possible|