1. Karen Malina White

Karen portrayed Charmaine Brown during Seasons 7 and 8 of The Cosby Show (1990-1992), and Season 6 of A Different World (1992-1993). White also guest starred as Jewel, Jazz’s wife in two episodes of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. From 2001-2005, she performed the voice of Dijonay Jones on the animated Disney Channel series The Proud Family.

2. Geoffrey Owens

Geoffrey recently found himself back in the spotlight after a photo of him working at Trader Joes surfaced online in an attempt to slander him. Soon after he appeared on Good Morning America to defend his job at the popular grocery store and is now slated to star in a Tyler Perry Production and an upcoming episode of CSI. Paula Lobo/ABC via Getty images

3. Lou Myers

Myers died at the Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia in 2013 after battling pneumonia for several months. Steve Grayson/WireImage

4. Glynn Turman

Turman portrayed fictional Baltimore mayor Clarence Royce on the HBO drama series The Wire. He recently portrayed Jeremiah Kaan on the Showtime series House of Lies. Vivien Killilea/WireImage)

5. Marisa Tomei

Tomei’s career spans three decades, most recently seen in ‘Empire’ and’ Spider-Man: Homecoming’. Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

6. Charnele Brown

Brown guest starred on sitcoms such as Living Single, Martin, and Girlfriends. She made a brief appearance in a movie titled How Ya Like Me Now? Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage

7. Debbie Allen

Since the 1982 musical-drama television series Fame, where she portrayed dance teacher Lydia Grant, and served as the series’ principal choreographer. She currently portrays Catherine Avery on Grey’s Anatomy. Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic

8. Dawnn Lewis

Lewis was best known as Robin Dumars on the ABC sitcom Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper for its first season (1992–93); and as Cheryl Spade in the 1988 film I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. Michael Tullberg/Getty Images

9. Gary Dourdan

Dourdan is most known for his role on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and most recently on BET’s Being Mary Jane. Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images

10. Lisa Bonet

After the Cosby Show and A Different World, Bonet starred in several TV shows, including Ray Donovan in 2016. Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for ELLE

11. Cree Summer

Summer is a voice over maven, bringing over 101 characters to life between 1983-2006. Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation

12. Sinbad

As a noted comedian and actor Sinbad has continued to dominate his career in stand up and acting. Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation

13. Tupac Shakur

As one of the most prolific writers and musicians in the 90s, the rapper was an outspoken trendsetter both musically and in the film industry. He was gunned down in Las Vegas in 1996. Ron Galella/WireImage)

14. Jada Pinkett Smith

Smith has had a successful film and television career with roles in ‘Set It Off’ and ‘Hawthorne’. She is married to Will Smith and has three children. Paul Zimmerman/WireImage

15. Kadeem Hardison

Hardison currently stars in ‘KC Undercover’ alongside Zendaya. image Group LA/DISNEY CHANNEL via Getty Images

16. Jasmine Guy

Guy was most recently seen in BET’s ‘The Quad’ in 2017. Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET Networks