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Alfonso Ribeiro
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Ribeiro at the Drew Brees Golf Tournament in San Diego, California in May 2011
Born
Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro

September 21, 1971 (1971-09-21) (age 48)
Occupation Actor, dancer, singer, game show host, television director
Years active 1980-present

Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro (born September 21, 1971) is a American actor, television director, dancer, and game show host. He is best known for his roles as Carlton Banks on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and as Alfonso Spears on the sitcom Silver Spoons. Ribeiro is the current host of America's Funniest Home Videos. He took over for Tom Bergeron who left after fourteen years.

Ribeiro took part in the nineteenth season of Dancing with the Stars. He was paired with professional dancer Witney Carson. Ribeiro and Carson were able to win the competition.

Filmography

  • Silver Spoons - Alfonso Spears (1984–87)
  • John Grin's Christmas - Rocky (1986) (TV movie)
  • Magnum, P.I. - Kenneth (1986)
  • Mighty Pawns - Frank (1987)
  • A Different World - Zach Duncan (1990)
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy - Himself (1994)
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - Carlton Banks (1990–96)
  • Ticks - Darrel "Panic" Lumnley (1993)
  • Soul Train - Himself (1994) (Host)
  • Spider-Man - Randy Robertson/Teenage Robbie Robertson (1994–98) (voice)
  • In the House - Dr. Maxwell Stanton (1996–99)
  • Kidz in the Wood (1996) (TV movie)
  • Extreme Ghostbusters - Roland Jackson (1997) (voice)
  • Your Big Break - Himself (2000) (Host)
  • Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase - Moon Goon #1 (2001) (voice)
  • Love Wrecked - Bert Hernandez (2005)
  • Celebrity Duets - Himself (2006) (contestant)
  • GSN Live - Himself (2008–09) (Host)
  • Catch 21 - Himself (2008–11) (Host)
  • Things We Do for Love - Darren (2011)
  • Big Time Rush - Captain McAllister (2012)
  • Shake It Up - Mr. Zigfeld (2013)
  • Spell-Mageddon - Himself (2013) (Host)
  • The Graham Norton Show - Himself (2013)
  • I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! - Himself (2013) (contestant)
  • Dancing with the Stars - Himself (2014) (contestant)
  • Unwrapped 2.0 - Himself (2015-present) (narrator)
  • America's Funniest Home Videos - Himself (2015-present) (narrator)

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