Tatyana Ali reflects on her 'terrifying' first kiss on 'Fresh Prince'

It turns out Ashley Banks’ first kiss on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was also Tatyana Ali’s!

“A favorite memory from set? God, I haven’t thought about set in a long time. Well, favorite show memory would be like singing ‘Respect.’ That was a fun one,” Ali, 39, told Us Weekly exclusively. “Well, I was terrified at the time, but looking back on it, I love looking back on it. And probably just because … I mean, this was another terrifying thing at the time. But I had my first kiss on the show. My real first kiss.”

Ali added that she remembered her costars, including Karyn Parsons and Alfonso Ribeiro, “coming to set that afternoon to see” the milestone moment even though they were not “involved in the scene at all.”

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THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- Season 2 -- Pictured: Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- Season 4 -- Pictured: (l-r) Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks -- Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank
HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 20: Actress Tatyana Ali, actor Will Smith and music/television producer Quincy Jones break from filming 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' on October 20, 1990 at Columbia/Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, California. (photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR -- 'Bang the Drum Ashley' Episode 2 -- Air Date 09/17/1990 -- Pictured: Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks -- Photo by: Alice S. Hall/NBCU Photo Bank
UNIVERSAL CITY,CA - NOVEMBER 14: Actress Tatyana Ali attends the Fifth Annual Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards on November 14, 1992 at Star Trek Theatre in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd/WireImage)
FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, THE -- 'You've Got to be a Football Hero' Episode 12 -- Pictured: Tatyana Ali as Ashley Banks -- Photo by: Joseph Del Valle/NBCU Photo Bank
Actress Tatyana Ali attends the Seventh Annual Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards on May 7, 1994 at Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Tatyana Ali attends the 26th Annual NAACP Image Awards on January 5, 1994 at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Tatyana Ali attends the NBC Winter TCA Press Tour on January 9, 1995 at Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 21: Jonathan Brandis and Tatiana Ali attending the 1996 NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles, CA (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Getty Images)
Actress Tatyana Ali attends the Grand Opening of Universal Studios New Theme Park Attraction-Jurassic Park the Ride on June 15, 1996 at Universal Studios in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Tatyana Ali attends the Independence Day Westwood Premiere on June 25, 1996 at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Tatyana Ali attends the NBC Winter TCA Press Tour on January 15, 1996 at Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 25: Actress Tatyana Ali attends the 'Men in Black' Hollywood Premiere on June 25, 1997 at Pacific's Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd/WireImage)
Actress Tatyana Ali attends the Ninth Annual Billboard Music Awards on December 7, 1998 at MGM Grand Garden Arena, MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Tatyana Ali attends the 15th Annual MTV Video Music Awards on September 10, 1998 at Universal Studios in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
(Original Caption) Tatiana Ali arrives at the MGM Grand. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
Tatyana Ali during The Hollywood Reporter 4th Annual YoungStar Awards - Nominations Announcement at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
(Original Caption) Arrival of Tatyana Ali. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - APRIL 27: Actress Tatyana Ali attends the the Party to Launch Online Shopping on NBA.com on April 27, 2000 at the NBA Store in New York City, New York. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Tatyana Ali (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage)
Tatyana Ali during The 34th NAACP Image Awards - Arrivals at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, United States. (Photo by Steve Grayson/WireImage)
Tatyana Ali during Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Party - Arrivals at Chateau Marmont in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage for Teen Vogue)
HOLLYWOOD - JANUARY 05: Actress Tatyana Ali arrives at the Premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' 'Glory Road' held at the Pantages Theatre on January 5, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Tatyana Ali during 'The Pursuit of Happyness' World Premiere - Arrivals at Mann Village Theater in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
Actress Tatyana Ali attends the premiere of the film 'Seven Pounds' in Los Angeles on December 16, 2008. (Photo/ Phil McCarten) (Photo by Philip Ramey/Corbis via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured: Tatyana Ali -- Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
PASADENA, CA - DECEMBER 01: Actress Tatyana Ali arrives at UNCF's 34th Annual An Evening Of Stars held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on December 1, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 05: Tatyana Ali attends The Art of Elysium's 6th Annual GENESIS at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown LA on September 5, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amy Graves/Getty Images for The Art of Elysium)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 03: Actress Tatyana Ali attends The Actors Fund's 2015 Looking Ahead Awards at Taglyan Cultural Complex on December 3, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - AUGUST 18: Actress Tatyana Ali attends 'Remember When' presented by Nickelodeon And STORY at Ron Robinson on August 18, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Nickelodeon)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 20: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Actress Tatyana Ali visits the SiriusXM studios on November 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 13: Actress Tatyana Ali visits 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on November 13, 2018 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)
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“I just remember Karyn Parsons, who played Hilary Banks. Karyn, Alfonso … And we had our cameras … The cameras on sitcoms are, like, huge cameras. And I just remember them looking behind the camera … I mean, who has a first kiss like that?” the actress recalled. “At the time, I wanted to die.”

As for the lucky man with whom Ali shared her first kiss, the Glory Road star told Us she could still “see his face” but couldn’t remember his full name.

“His last name is Robinson. Oh, my gosh,” Ali said. “Oh my God, oh my god, oh my God. Andrew Robinson? His last name was Robinson. Oh my goodness. Oh my God, I can see his face!”

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which starred Will Smith, aired on NBC for six seasons from 1990 to 1996. According to Ali, the cast of the sitcom have a group text.

“We do keep in touch. Yeah. And some of us more often than others,” she told Us. “But yeah, we do. We really liked each other.”

Ali also enjoyed bonding with the cast of her upcoming Lifetime movie, Jingle Belle.

“We had a really good time. The people in it are Cornelius Smith Jr., Keshia Knight Pulliam, Tempestt Bledsoe, Valarie Pettiford, Obba Babatunde. And we’re all people that have worked together over time,” she said. “I hadn’t worked with Cornelius before. And we just were jamming … We felt like a family. Parts of it were sort of effortless. And I loved … I just loved the music. I loved being able to sing all day. And it was my job.”

Jingle Belle airs on Lifetime Sunday, November 25, at 8 p.m. ET.

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BEVERLY HILLS, UNITED STATES: US actor Will Smith (C) arrives with his wife Jada Pinkett Smith (L) and his son, at the 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, CA, 20 January 2002. Smith is nominated for Best Actor-Motion Picture Drama for his role in 'Ali.' AFP PHOTO/Lucy NICHOLSON (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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