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But the NBC show also dealt with more serious matters including race relations and the targeting of young black men by the police.

As Alfonso shared a picture of the cast reuniting, fans of the show were thrown into a frenzy.'I'm crying', one wrote, 'This makes me so happy! 'Funny I still watch this show all the time, I love it'! Meanwhile Twitter was sent into a storm last week when fans called on its titular star Will to bring the show back and star, not as the Fresh Prince, but as Uncle Phil.

Alfonso Ribeiro was born in New York on September 21, 1971. Although rumor has been that he is of Dominican descent, he has stated in an interview that this is false.

Neither he nor his family are from the Dominican Republic; they originate from Trinidad & Tobago.

It was about this time that he was cast as Ricky Schroder's best friend on the long-running series Silver Spoons (1982).

He attended California State University at Los Angeles after the end of the series, and was later cast as Carlton Banks on the popular series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990).

An avid race car driver, Ribeiro resides in Los Angeles where he participates in celebrity car races. Alfonso was never booked for a firm date -- the hotel jumped the gun by printing and selling tickets with Alfonso's picture. READ MORE The faux biological son of Uncle Phil on "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" has fond memories of their time together ...

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The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air originally aired on NBC for five years, finishing its run after six seasons and 148 episodes in May 1996.

The show starred Will as a a street-savvy teenager from West Philadelphia who is sent to move in with his wealthy aunt and uncle in their Bel Air mansion after getting into a fight.

Ribeiro began his career when he debuted on the PBS show "Oye Ollie." After getting the starring role in the Broadway musical "The Tap Dance Kid" Ribeiro was spotted by Michael Jackson who cast him in one of the singer's many Pepsi commercials of that decade.

At the age of 10 Ribeiro dabbled as a musician, releasing singles such as "Dance Baby," "Not Too Young (To Fall In Love)", "Sneak Away With Me" and "Time Bomb".

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