Nia Long as Lisa Wilkes, Will's girlfriend and later fiancée
Played: Lisa Wilkes, Will's girlfriend and later fiancée
Now: When Smith's eventual wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith, was considered too short to play Lisa, Long stepped in to take the role. She became a familiar face in movies and TV shows, from "Third Watch" to "Are We There Yet?" Recently, Long faced off against Don Cheadle in Showtime's "House of Lies" and she will reprise her role in the sequel "The Best Man Holiday" this winter.
'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Cast: Where Are They Now?
Now this is a story all about how these actors' lives got turned upside down. And we'd like to take a minute, just sit right there, we'll tell you how they all fared after leaving Bel-Air. — Kelly Woo, Yahoo! TV