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A Different World is an American sitcom was created by Bill Cosby (and a spin-off of The Cosby Show) that aired for six seasons on NBC from September 24, 1987, to July 9, 1993. The series originally centered on Denise Huxtable (Lisa Bonet) and the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional historically black college in Virginia. It was inspired by student life at historically black colleges and universities. After Bonet's departure in the first season, the remainder of the series primarily focused more on Southern belle Whitley Gilbert (Jasmine Guy) and math whiz Dwayne Wayne (Kadeem Hardison).

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  • Lisa Bonet
  • Jasmine Guy
  • Dawnn Lewis
  • Loretta Devine
  • Kadeem Hardison
  • Mary Alice
  • Darryl M. Bell
  • Sinbad
  • Charnele Brown
  • Cree Summer
  • Glynn Turman
  • Lou Myers
  • Ajai Sanders
  • Jada Pinkett
  • Karen Malina White
  • Marisa Tomei
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