Once, he was Carlton Banks, the man who brought Tom Jones’ “It’s Not Unusual” to an entirely new demographic. Did they spot you when you were on “Celebrity Duets,” or…Now, he’s the host of the latest Game Show Network hit, “Catch 21.” Bullz-Eye had the opportunity to chat with Alfonso Ribeiro about his days on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Silver Spoons,” his transition from in front of the camera as an actor to behind the camera as a director, and why the inaccuracy of IMDB and Wikipedia really gets his hackles up. I was sorry that you were at the party GSN threw during the TCA tour to promote “ Catch 21.” Alfonso Ribeiro: Yeah, I know, I wish I was there. BE: Plus, I got three 21s, too, so I was pretty pleased with myself. AR: No, they just…in the last few months, they came to me and asked, “Would you be interested in doing this? I went in and played with them a little bit, they explained the game to me, and, y’know, working with someone like Merrill Heatter, who’s truly one of the icons in the game show world, to be on a show, my first show, to be one of his shows is pretty cool. I’d never…y’know, I don’t think, as an actor, growing up, I went, “I wonder if I could be a game show host? BE: Just for people who haven’t actually seen it yet, how is the game played.
The multitalented artist Alfonso Ribeiro was born on September 21, 1971.
He grew up in New York City to Trinidadian parents Michael and Joy Ribeiro.
Tightened that bad sucka 'side the runway like a mutha!
And for your GIF pleasure, the moment followed by the original: The last series of the reality show saw similarly unhinged, retro scenes, as Bill Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian from Star Wars) danced the cha-cha-cha with R2-D2.
In 1984, he was featured in a Pepsi commercial along with Michael Jackson. The NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air helped Ribeiro's to taste new height of popularity.
His breakthrough performance as Carlton Banks wins many hearts. His character was known for frequently dancing Tom Jones 'It's Not Unusual'.
He is a multi-talented American actor, television director, dancer and a game show host. Later, the couple got divorced and shares the joint custody of their child.
He is known for his performances in the sitcom Silver Spoons as Alfonso Spears and in the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as Carlton Banks. His parents are Michael and Joy Rebeiro, who were from Trinidad and Tobago. Later, he got married to a writer, who has been his second wife.
After getting the picture of an ultrasound from the doctor, Philip & Vivian ask Geoffrey to hid it so they do not find the sex of the baby.
Now having the opportunity to snatch her, Will decides to go out with Paula himself.
BE: Do you ever have to restrain yourself from saying, “Oh, come that?