Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Sr. (born September 21, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, dancer, director, game show host and television personality. He played Alfonso Spears on the sitcom Silver Spoons, Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and Maxwell Stanton on In the House. He is the host of ABC's America's Funniest Home Videos, replacing host Tom Bergeron, who left after 15 years. Ribeiro hosted the GSN game show Catch 21, the ABC Family show Spell-Mageddon, and the television show Dance 360. He also starred in the title role of the Broadway musical The Tap Dance Kid, and took part in the 13th season of the British reality show I'm a Celebrity. . . Get Me Out of Here! Ribeiro won Season 19 of Dancing with the Stars with professional partner Witney Carson.