11/27/14 O&A Shall We Dance Friday: Alphonso Ribeiro

 By Walter Rutledge


Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro, Sr. is an actor, television director, dancer, and game show host. Ribeiro is most notably known for playing Alfonso Spears on the sitcom Silver Spoons, and Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, he hosted the GSN show Catch 21 and the ABC Family show Spell-Mageddon. He also starred in the title role of the Broadway musical The Tap Dance Kid, and appeared as a dancer in a Pepsi commercial also featuring Michael Jackson. On Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Ribeiro won Dancing With The Stars 19.

Michael Jackson Pepsi Generation Commercial
Michael Jackson and the Jacksons teams up with Alphonso Ribeiro and director Bob Giraldi in a Pepsi commerical for the “new generation”.

The Tap Dance Kid- 1984 Tony Awards
Fabulous Feet featuring Hinton Battle, Alfonso Ribeiro, and Company

Alfonso Ribeiro

The Carlton Dance
The official video of Carlton, from the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Ribeiro dancing to Tom Jones-  It’s Not Unusual.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Will and Carlton’s last dance
A memorable scene from the final episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air series. This show is one of the best.

Dancing With the Stars (DWTS)
Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney dance the Cha-cha-cha and Argentine tango in the DWTS 19 Finale.

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