Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro took birth in the year 1971 on September 21 in New York City, United States. Currently, he stays in Los Angeles, California. He is an American show host, T.V. Director, actor and dancer by profession.

He was born at the city of Bronx in the Riverdale section. His parents Joy Ribeiro (also known as nee De Leon) and Michael belonged to Trinidadian group. Ribeiro’s mother was the daughter of the Roaring Lion, Rafael De Leon, who was Calypsonian of Trinidadian group. When he was 30 years old, nearly around the year 2002, he married Robin Stapler and the couple got divorced in the year 2006. The reason of the divorce was various unsolved differences. They have a daughter, Sienna Ribeiro, of whom they share a joint custody. Then in July 2012, he got engaged to the famous writer Angela Unkrich and got married on October 13 and now the two live in Los Angeles along with their two son named Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Jr. (2013) and Anders Reyn Ribeiro (2015).

He is active in this field since the year 1971 which means he began his professional career at a very little age of 8. He became quite popular for the lead role in “The Tap Dance Kid” which was a “Broadway Musical”. His first ever nomination for any award was for this role only and the award was “Outer Critics Circle Award.” He had also worked with Michael Jackson in the year 1984 for the “Pepsi” commercial. While shooting for this commercial, a rumor was spread that he died as he snapped his neck. After this commercial he bagged a role in the T.V. series “Silver Spoons” as “Rickshrode’s” best friend. In the year 1985, he wrote a book named “Alfonso’s Breakin’ and Poppin’ Book” and advertised it himself on MTV. Then in the year 1986, he also launched “Timebomb” which was a 12” rap records with Prism Records. He also played the role of Cartlon Banks in the T.V. series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” broadcast on NBC from the year 1990 to 1996. Here also, his character loved to dance and got popular by the name “The Cartlon Dance”.

In the year 2006, he also won a celebrity singing reality show, “Celebrity Duets”. In 2008, he posted a game show on GSN named “Catch 21”. As a director, he directed a few episodes of “Meet the Browns” and “Are Eve There Yet” T.V. series. On September 4th 2014, he was selected as one of the celebrities to compete in the show “Dancing With The Stars” where he was partnered by Witney Carson and then he also judged some episodes the same show but for season 21. He was the first African American to host “America’s funniest home videos” and was titled as successor of Tom Bergeron on May 19, 2015. He also made a cameo appearance for the pop rock band, R5’s music video “All Night.”

James Avery English Actor

James Avery

James Avery, full name James LaRue Avery was born on November 27, 1945 in Pughsville, a city in Virginia, United States and died on December 31, 2013 at the age of 68 in Glendale, California, United States. He died because of some serious complications in his open heart surgery. He was a great and renowned actor, comedian, and poet. He was born in Virginia, but raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He was a soldier and served for U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War from 1968-1969. At that time he was newly graduated from high school. He began to write poetry and T.V. scripts as soon as he moved to San Diego, California after the war ended. He got married in the year 1988 to Barbera Avery. The couple never had their own kids but he had a stepson named Kevin Waters from his wife. When he died, he was cremated by his mother Florence Avery and his stepson. On his death, all his co-actors and colleagues mourned and expressed their feelings of griefs. Janet Hubert, one of his co-stars said “James, Rest In Peace” and compared the world to stage, human beings to players and life to a production house. Will Smith and Joseph Marcell also expressed their grief by writing good things about him. Moreover the song “no role modelz” by J. Cole from the movie “2014 forest hills drive” was dedicated to him after his death. His remains were later scattered near the Pacific Ocean. He as showcased his talent both in television and film industry. His most famous role for the T.V. series (Drama and romantic comedy) named “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” (1990-1996) in which he played the role of Philip Banks. He got a lot of appreciation because of this role and was ranked 34th in “50 greatest dads of all time” by T.V. Guide. He also did a voice over in the year 1987 for the role of shredder for the T.V. series “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and also in the animated series of “Iron Man” in the year 1994-95 as a war machine. In the year 2004, he played the role of Michael Kelso for the series “That ’70s Show”. Due to his great voice-acting skills, he always used to be the starting speaker that too twice, firstly in the year 2007 and then in the year 2012 for “Thurgood Marshall College” (University of San Diego). His last film was “Wish I was here” in the year 2014 and his last T.V. show was “Hunt for the Labyrinth killer” in the year 2013.


Joseph Marcell

Joseph Marcell is a British movie actor whose work is commendable ad highly appreciated by the audience and the critics. He was born on 18 August 1948 at Saint Lucia and became a British actor. He is well known for his incredible work by playing the role of Geoffrey who was an English butler that comes on NBC sitcom show called The Fresh Prince of Bel and started airing from September in the year 1990 till May 1996. After being in Saint Lucia, he then went to the United Kingdom when he was nine years old. Then he moved to Peckham that is in South London and currently residing in Ealing located in West London. During his education, he learned theater and art of science at college, after that he took courses in dance and speech. He became the member of Royal Shakespeare and due to which he got into production of A Midsummer's Night's Dream and Othello. Not only that, he received a chance to appear on some fantastic British Television series and feature motion pictures. He also served in the Globe theater in London; there he got an opportunity where he features on the production of Shakespeare's show called Ado About Nothing. He first obtained his graduation degree from the University of Sheffield and then learned acting from the College of Central School of Acting and Speech. Mr. Joseph Marcell later got married to Joyce Marcell, and together they have two children named Ben Marcell and Jessica Marcell. He started appearing in feature films and television series from the year 1974 and his latest work was in a Television Show where he played the role of Alexander Jackson in Death in Paradise and came on the episode of The Man with the Golden Gun. He appeared on Antony and Cleopatra and did the role of Eros in the year 1974. He appeared in some of the great shows and motion pictures; some of them were The Professionals in the year 1980 in which he performed as Nero. He also appeared on The Doctor Who television series and played a role of John in the episode of Remembrance of the Daleks in the year 1988. From 2003 to 2004, he was a part of a TV series called The Bold and the Beautiful as Hudson. In the year 2008, he did A Touch of Frost as a character of Joshua Ray. He was also a part of some stage shows like Gem of the Ocean and King Lear.  

Joseph Marcell English Actor