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Alfonso Ribeiro

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Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro (born September 21, 1971) is an American actor, television director, dancer, game show host, and comedian. Ribeiro is best known for his role as Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and host of GSN show Catch 21. He has also received attention for his performance in the title role of the Broadway musical The Tap Dance Kid and his appearance as a dancer in a Pepsi commercial also featuring Michael Jackson. Ribeiro was born in New York City Riverdale area of the Bronx, to Michael and Joy (De Leon) Ribeiro. His parents are from Trinidad and Tobago. Ribeiro is the grandson of the late Roaring Lion, noted as one of the greatest Calypsonians. Ribeiro married Robin Stapler in 2002. Divorce papers were filed August 9, 2006 in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. The couple share joint custody of their daughter, Sienna Ribeiro. Ribeiro married writter Angela Unkrich on October 13, 2012. Rebeiro and Unkrich got engaged in July of 2012. They currently reside in Los Angeles. Ribeiro began his career at the age of eight. He first gained recognition in 1983, when he played a leading role in the Broadway musical The Tap

Alfonso Ribeiro May Be Forced Off DWTS

Alfonso Ribeiro
May Be Forced Off DWTS

Alfonso Ribeiro -- the front-runner on "Dancing with the Stars" -- may have to pull out of the competition days before the semifinals ... and it's all because of The Carlton Dance.Our DWTS… READ MORE >

Alfonso Ribeiro -- Leaves Nightclub High and Dry -- Carlton Wants to Charleston

Alfonso Ribeiro
Leaves Club High and Dry Carlton wants to Charleston

10:20 A.M. PDT -- Ribeiro's rep tells TMZ ... Alfonso was never booked for a firm date -- the hotel jumped the gun by printing and selling tickets with Alfonso's picture. We're told they've now… READ MORE >

- 312 days ago
Alfonso Ribeiro Remembers James Avery ... And All That Jazz

Alfonso Ribeiro
Remembers James Avery ... And All that Jazz

The faux biological son of Uncle Phil on "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" has fond memories of their time together ... the most enduring of which involved down south music.Alfonso Ribeiro was leaving Mr.… READ MORE >

- 571 days ago
James Avery Dead -- 'Fresh Prince' Uncle Phil Dies At 68

'Fresh Prince' Dad James Avery Dies
Dead At 68

James Avery -- the beloved dad on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" -- has died at age 68 ... TMZ has learned.Sources close to the actor tell TMZ he died in a Glendale, CA hospital last night. Avery… READ MORE >

- 573 days ago
Will Smith -- Raps 'Fresh Prince' & Carlton Banks Returns!

Will Smith
Raps 'Fresh Prince' Carlton Banks Dances!

Will Smith brought back the "Fresh Prince" theme song the last time he was on "The Graham Norton Show" -- so he decided to take it to a whole other level last night ... and… READ MORE >

- 794 days ago
Will Smith -- 'Fresh Prince' Stars REUNITE to Support Will's Son

Will Smith
'Fresh Prince' Stars REUNITE to Support Will's Son

Now this is the story all about how Will Smith, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Alfonso Ribeiro reunited this week -- IN EUROPE -- and it was all to support Will's son. "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" trio were… READ MORE >

- 795 days ago
Ribeiro vs. Davidson: Who'd You Rather?

Ribeiro vs. Davidson
Who'd You Rather?

"Fresh Prince of Bel Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro, 41, and "In Living Color" comedian Tommy Davidson, 49, reminisced about the '90s at a film premiere in L.A. on Thursday.Question is ...More Who'd… READ MORE >

- 933 days ago
Alfonso Ribeiro -- LEADER of 'Carlton Dance' Flash Mob!!! [VIDEO]

Alfonso Ribeiro
LEADER of 'Carlton Dance' Flash Mob! [VIDEO]

It started with one ... just a lonesome Alfonso Ribeiro doing the "Carlton Dance" in L.A. ... when suddenly, hundreds of people rushed in and joined in on the Tom Jonesness ... and it was AWESOME.… READ MORE >

- 1191 days ago
'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air' Cast Reunited!

'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air'
CAST REUNITED ... Minus the Moms!

It's been 15 years since "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" went off the air, but it appears most of the cast members are still friends and actually hang out together.Will Smith posted this pic of The… READ MORE >

- 1314 days ago
Alfonso Ribeiro -- Will and Jada are 'ALL GOOD'

Alfonso Ribeiro
Will and Jada are 'ALL GOOD'

The Banks family still has each other's backs -- because last night in Hollywood, Alfonso Ribeiro went to bat for his TV cousin ... telling TMZ that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are "all… READ MORE >

- 1433 days ago

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