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Date Of BirthMay 10, 1963
FactAttended and graduated from Syracuse University in 1986. He was awarded the Chancellor's Citation from Syracuse for prominent alumni

Darryl M. Bell is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Ron Johnson, Jr. on the NBC sitcom A Different World.

Bell was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 13, 1964. His parents are Darryl and Marilyn Bell. He has two sisters, Dionne and Nicole. Bell was educated at the prestigious St. Ignatius College Prep high school. He then attended Northwestern University, where he majored in communications.

Bell’s acting career began in 1987 with a guest appearance on the television show 227. He then had a recurring role on the NBC sitcom A Different World, which ran from 1987 to 1993. After the show ended, Bell appeared in a number of films and television shows, including The Cosby Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and Living Single. He also had a recurring role on the HBO series Oz.

In recent years, Bell has appeared in the films Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family and Think Like a Man Too. He also had a recurring role on the television series Survivor’s Remorse.

Bell has been married to actress Tisha Campbell-Martin since 1996. The couple has two children together.

Bell has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

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Full NameDarryl M. Bell
Date Of BirthMay 10, 1963
EducationDelbarton School


ParentsTravers J. Bell, Jr
PartnerTempestt Bledsoe, Tempestt Bledsoe


MoviesNew Jersey Turnpikes, School Daze
TV ShowsHousehusbands of Hollywood, Friday Night Videos, Homeboys in Outer Space, A Different World, Color TV

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1Darryl M. Bell and Tempest Bledsoe have been together since 1993 but have never married. They choose not to marry, citing the divorce rate of friends and acquaintances. ("Househusbands of Hollywood", 2009). They are living together.
2He pledged into Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (Delta Zeta Chapter) in Spring 1982. He portrayed a fraternity member on both A Different World (1987) (Kappa Lambda Nu) and in School Daze (1988) (Gamma Phi Gamma). Ironically, actual members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., were featured in both productions, but he portrayed a member of a fictional fraternity.
3Attended and graduated from Syracuse University in 1986. He was awarded the Chancellor's Citation from Syracuse for prominent alumni




The Dark Party2013Danny
Beverly Hills S.U.V.2004TV Movie
X2 - Wolverine's Revenge2003Video GameBravo Leader (voice, as Daryl Bell)
Brother2000/IYamomoto's Henchman
New Jersey Turnpikes1999Bug
For Your Love1999TV SeriesFloyd Huxtable III
Cosby1997TV SeriesJulius
Homeboys in Outer Space1996-1997TV SeriesMorris Clay
Living Single1996TV SeriesJohn
Black Scorpion1995TV MovieE-Z Street
Mr. Write1994Lawrence
School Daze1988Big Brother X-Ray Vision


Bill Cosby: Far from Finished2013TV Special documentary executive producer


It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
The More You Know1989TV SeriesHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1989TV SeriesHimself
The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards1988TV Special documentaryHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy
Unsung Hollywood2015-2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHimself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHimself
Bill Cosby: Far from Finished2013TV Special documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Way Black When2010TV MovieHimself
Househusbands of Hollywood2009TV SeriesHimself
The Ford HBCU Business Classic2009TV MovieHimself
I Was a Network Star2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Birth of a Nation: The Making of 'School Daze'2005Video documentary shortHimself (as Daryl Bell)
College Daze2005Video documentary shortHimself (as Darryl Bell)
Making a Mark2005Video documentary shortHimself (as Darryl Bell)
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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