Don B Welch (Fresh Prince of Bel Air) Interview | AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On

AFTERBUZZ TV – AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On edition, is a long form interview series featuring Actors and TV personalities discussing their roles and shows as well as their thoughts, passions and journeys. In this episode host Kevin John interviews Don B Welch.

DON’S BIO: “Renaissance Man” is how a newspaper journalist described the talents of Donald Welch. He is an accomplished singer, actor, writer, director, playwright, producer and author. Hailing from Philadelphia, Donald began his professional career as a singer at age 15. As an actor he has had co-starring roles on “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” “Cosby,” several independent films and he also served as a celebrity judge for “The Miss America Pageant” in 2000 and 2004 for ABC television; co-judging with Judge Judy, and Fox TV’s Greta Van Susseran.

As a playwright, he has written and directed over 20 productions . The most successful being: The Bachelor Party, The Bachelorette Party, My Brothers Keeper, The Divorce and Hallelujah Mahalia. Noted artists such as: Loretta Devine, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Dorien Wilson, Marla Gibbs, Kenny Lattimore, Dawnn Lewis, Jackee Harry, Freda Payne, Mary Wilson, Ananda Lewis, Flex Alexander, Shanice Wilson, Ellia English, Lynn Whitfield, Malinda Williams, Keith Robinson, Darius McCrary, Judy Pace,Tatyana Ali, Michael Colyar, Christian Keyes, Lamman Rucker, Brely Evans & Essence Atkins have all been in a Don B. Welch production or film.. In addition, Donald has worked as a writer for superstar friend and fellow Philadelphian, Will Smith. In the year 2000, Donald, at the urging of Will, decided to relocate to Los Angeles to pursue further endeavors in the entertainment industry. Will immediately lent a helping hand by setting up various meetings with industry moguls and introducing Donald to the day-to-day mechanics of television. Signed by Random House Publishers in New York, Don has written two very successful novels, The Bachelorette Party and In My Sister’s House. He is currently working on a third. Most recently he directed his first film “The Bachelor Party” which was released nationally by IMAGE Entertainment in September 2011. His newest feature, “24 Hour Love” was released nationally March 19, 2013, and he is set for two more films, “The Divorce” & “My Brother’s Keeper” in the coming year. There’s no stopping Don B. Welch who gives all the glory to God.

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