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Alfonso Ribeiro

 Alfonso in the twitter world baby 1718 days ago

 

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Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro (born September 21, 1971) is an American actor and director. He is best known for such roles as a break dancer in a Pepsi commercial featuring Michael Jackson, playing Alfonso Spears on Silver Spoons, and his role as Carlton Banks in the television sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990 to 1996. Ribeiro was born in Washington Heights, New York City, the son of Joy and Michael Ribeiro, a manager. His family is originally from Trinidad and Tobago. Ribeiro is the grandson of the late Roaring Lion, noted as one of the greatest Calypsonians.. Ribeiro and actress Robin Stapler met in 1999. They wed in 2002. Divorce papers were filed August 9, 2006 in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences.

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Alfonso Ribeiro -- I Haven't Seen 'Let It Be' Video

Alfonso Ribeiro
I Haven't Seen 'Let It Be' Video

It's the most random video on the Internet -- a collection of celebs singing "Let It Be" to promote a Norwegian TV show -- and even one of those celebs, Alfonso Ribeiro, has no idea what it's… READ MORE >

Carlton Banks -- I Love to Love White Chicks

Carlton Banks
I Love to Love White Chicks

Apparently, Alfonso Ribeiro has a taste for white meat ... particularly, the kind with blond hair. The actor formerly-and-always-known-as Carlton Banks busted out a freestyle rap session at last… READ MORE >

- 1625 days ago
The 'Carlton Dance' Gene Is Recessive

The 'Carlton Dance' Gene Is Recessive

Carlton Banks, who sometimes goes by the name Alfonso Ribeiro, gave us some disappointing news about his adorable daughter Sienna -- she doesn't know the dance that made her daddy famous! See Also… READ MORE >

- 1833 days ago
Alfonso's Next Role: Con Man

Alfonso's Next Role: Con Man

Carlton, er, Alfonso Ribeiro must suffer from a short-term memory. TMZ spotted the valet bandit outside of Villa last night, then later caught him back at the scene of the heinous crime --… READ MORE >

- 2234 days ago
Hyde Valets Scam Alfonso ... or Vice Versa?

Hyde Valets Scam Alfonso ... or Vice Versa?

TMZ spotted Hyde regular Alfonso Ribeiro outside of Hyde, where he got into a major dispute with the valet over whether he paid. insertBCSinglePlayer(1437286296);Watch the video from TMZ TV and… READ MORE >

- 2238 days ago
Alfonso Ribeiro to Homeless Guy -- Bank You!

Alfonso Ribeiro to Homeless Guy -- Bank You!

Alfonso Ribeiro must be the best actor ever because people just can't seem to separate him from his hapless, happy-footed alter ego, Carlton Banks! insertBCSinglePlayer(1369818655);The porn-star… READ MORE >

- 2290 days ago
Carlton's Lady Is a Porn Star!

Carlton's Lady Is a Porn Star!

Shocker! Former "Fresh Prince" dancing dweeb Alfonso Ribeiro is hanging out with the classiest of ladies, Ashlynn Brooke. Never heard of her? You might if you select your DVDs from the Adult… READ MORE >

- 2310 days ago
Alfonso Ribeiro: Resurrecting Carlton

Alfonso Ribeiro: Resurrecting Carlton

Just when you thought he had retired and all was lost, good ol' Alfonso decided to bless the world one more time with his infamous "Carlton" dance. Woohoo! It's not… READ MORE >

- 2311 days ago
Alfonso -- The Fresh Prince of Les Deux

Alfonso -- The Fresh Prince of Les Deux

TMZ caught Alfonso Ribeiro leaving an event at Les Deux last night, where Will Smith's old sweater-riffic cousin had something to be happy about. Do that Carlton dance,… READ MORE >

- 2314 days ago
Carlton Banks Refuses to Do "The Carlton"

Carlton Banks
Refuses to Do 'The Carlton'

Hyde-addict Alfonso Ribeiro appeased fans outside of the club last night by posing for photos, but refused to do that wonderfully wacky "Fresh Prince" dance for a TMZ photog. Guess he needs Tom… READ MORE >

- 2331 days ago

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