Darryl M. Bell

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Darryl M. Bell was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 10, 1963. It wasn't long after graduating from Syracuse University that he was cast as smooth-talking schemer Ron Johnson on A Different World (1987). Bell had a supporting role in Spike Lee's School Daze (1988) alongside Jasmine Guy and Kadeem Hardison. Bell has also appeared in Living Single (... See full bio »

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A Different World Ron Johnson
Brother Yamomoto's Henchman


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 2018 Insecure (TV Series)
- High-Like (2018) ... Percy (uncredited)
- Better-Like (2018) ... Percy
 2013 The Dark Party
 2012 Are We There Yet? (TV Series)
 2004 Beverly Hills S.U.V. (TV Movie)
 2003 X2 - Wolverine's Revenge (Video Game)
Bravo Leader (voice, as Daryl Bell)
 2000/I Brother
Yamomoto's Henchman
 1999 For Your Love (TV Series)
Floyd Huxtable III
- The Van for All Seasons (1999) ... Floyd Huxtable III
 1997 Cosby (TV Series)
- Two Cents (1997) ... Julius
- The Rules (1997) ... Julius
- Hilton's Playland (1997) ... Julius
 1996 Living Single (TV Series)
- Dear John (1996) ... John
 1995 Black Scorpion
E-Z Street
 1994 Mr. Write
 1987-1993 A Different World (TV Series)
Ron Johnson
- College Kid (1993) ... Ron Johnson (credit only)
- A Rock, a River, a Lena (1993) ... Ron Johnson
- Cabin in the Sky (1993) ... Ron Johnson
- Dancing Machines (1993) ... Ron Johnson
- Lean on Me (1993) ... Ron Johnson
 1988 School Daze
GammaPhiGamma Big Brother X-Ray Vision
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Alternate Names:

Darryl Bell | Daryl Bell

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He 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. See more »

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