Joseph Marcell

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Joseph Marcell
Born (1948-08-18) 18 August 1948 (age 66)
St. Lucia, Caribbean
Occupation Actor
Years active 1974–present
Spouse(s) Joyce Marcell
Children Ben Marcell, Jessica Marcell

Joseph Marcell (born 18 August 1948) is a St. Lucian-born English actor, best known for his role as Geoffrey the English butler on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from its beginning in September 1990 till its final episode in May 1996. He currently resides in Southall, Ealing, in London.

Life and career[edit]

Born in St Lucia, Marcell moved to the UK when he was nine years old.[1] He studied theatre and science at college, then took courses in speech and dance at the University of Sheffield, Yorkshire.[2]

As a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, he appeared in productions of Othello and A Midsummer Night's Dream. He has also appeared often on British television and in feature films.[2]

He serves on the board of the Globe Theatre in London, where he featured in a nationwide production of Shakespeare's King Lear.[3]



  1. ^ "Joseph Marcell", Artreach, National Arts Festival, St Lucia.
  2. ^ a b "Joseph Marcell net worth", Celebrity Networth.
  3. ^ Shakespeare's Globe

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