Vernee Watson-Johnson
Vernee Watson-Johnson
Birthname Vernee Christell Watson
Also credited as Vernee Watson
Gender Female
Hair Black
Date of birth (1954-01-14) January 14, 1954 (age 64)
Place of birth North Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Notable role(s) Selma
Dee Dee Skyes

Vernee Watson-Johnson is an American screen and voice actor. She is best known for her recurring roles as Vernajean Williams on Welcome Back, Kotter, and as the mother of Will Smith's character, Viola "Vy" Smith, on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (starring James Avery). She was also the voice of Dee Dee Skyes on Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels.

Voice roles

TV series


Main article(s): Laff-a-Lympics (TV series)

Credited as Vernee Watson.

Episode Role
Several episodes Dee Dee Skyes

The New Scooby and Scrappy Doo Show

Main article(s): The New Scooby and Scrappy Doo Show

Credited as Vernee Watson.

Episode Role
Scooby Pinch Hits Sally Star

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo

Main article(s): A Pup Named Scooby-Doo

She wasn't credited for season 3.

Episode Role
104. The Schnook Who Took My Comic Book Selma
301(a). Night of the Boogey Biker Winnie Baygo

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