A different world is an american sitcom and a spinoff 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 and the life of students at hillman college a fictional historically black college in virginia it was inspired by student life at historically black.
jasmine guy 50yearold actress jasmine guy was the pretty spoiled but lovable whitley gilbert later whitley gilbert wayne on the show while her voice was anything but awesome her fashion.
Oscarwinning actor leonardo dicaprio joined the cast of growing pains in 1991 when he was a babyfaced 17 year old for its final year on the show leo played luke brower a homeless teenager.
a different world is a spinoff from the american television sitcom the cosby showit aired on nbc for six seasons from 1987 to 1993.
Actors kevin james rose to become the next top comedy star with the popularity of the king of queens and the success of hitch marking high notes in his career then just two months after the cancellation of queens he costarred with longtime partner adam sandler in i now pronounce you chuck and larry which critics everywhere tore apart.