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Marcell at Lakeside Theatre.
18 August 1948 |
|Residence||Southall, West London, England|
|Children||Ben Marcell, Jessica Marcell, Anthony King|
Joseph Marcell (born 18 August 1948) is a British 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, until its final episode in May 1996. Born in Saint Lucia, he moved to England at the age of nine, and currently resides in Southall, West London.
Life and career
Born in Saint Lucia, Marcell moved to England when he was nine years old. He studied theatre and science at college, then took courses in speech and dance. 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.
|1974||Antony and Cleopatra||Eros|
|1978||Empire Road||Walter Isaacs|
|1980||The Professionals||Nero||Credited as Joe Marcell|
|1983||Rumpole of the Bailey||Freddy Ruingo|
|1988||Doctor Who||John||Episode: "Remembrance of the Daleks"|
|1990–96||The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Geoffrey Butler|
|1993||David Copperfield||Mr. Micawber (voice)|
|1994||Sioux City||Dr. Darryl Reichert|
|1998||In the House||Minister|
|1998||The Bill||Vernon Johnson|
|1998||Brothers and Sisters||Pastor Gittens|
|2003–04||The Bold and the Beautiful||Hudson|
|2007||Rough Crossings||David George|
|2008||Holby City||Carl Webster|
|2008||A Touch of Frost||Joshua Wrey|
|2014||Death In Paradise||Alexander Jackson||Episode: "The Man with the Golden Gun"|
- Joseph Marcell at IMDb.
- Alex Fletcher, "What happened to Geoffrey from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?", TV interview, Digital Spy, 24 February 2014.
- "Caribbean Footsteps meets with Joseph Marcell". YouTube
- "What the butler did next"