Joseph Marcell

Joseph Marcell Caribbean1st Honouree from St. Lucia



  • Full Name

    Joseph Marcell

  • Island

    St. Lucia

  • Date of Birth

    18th August 1948

  • Place of Birth

    Castries, St. Lucia

Joseph Marcell was born in St Lucia, but moved to England with his family at a young age. He developed a love for acting and later train at London’s Central School of Speech and Drama. 
Marcell is best known for his role as Geoffrey in the hit American TV series, ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.’ He acted as the butler for the family adding a very dry sense of humour, pointing out the family’s faults. Marcell played alongside Will Smith in the series which aired on NBC from 1990-1996.
Joseph Marcell has also appeared in other TV series such as Brothers and Sister and Living single. His film work includes We Three and Cry Freedom. Marcell is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and has performed in classics such as Othello, Macbeth and Julius Caesar. He starred in a production of King Lear at London’s famous Globe Theatre. Joseph Marcell has had a career spanning over 25 years and has never failed to entertain us, Caribbean1st absolutely salutes you.