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4 Famous Actors Who Starred in LDS Church Videos or Commercials

Many famous actors have been in Mormon-themed movies, but only a select few have been in videos or commercials created by the Church. Here are just a few actors you might recognize:

Alfonso Ribiero, Who Broke My Window

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Did you know that Alfonso Ribiero, Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, was in a 1980s LDS Church commercial? And, did you also know that Ribiero can sing?

Back before his days of TV sitcom stardom and hanging out with the likes of Will Smith, Alfonso Ribiero made his television debut starring in a Mormon mini-opera.

But Ribiero's Mormon connections don't stop there. In November 2014, Ribiero performed on ABC's Dancing with the Stars with LDS dance partner Witney Carson. Ribiero and Carson blew away the judges and the competition, taking home the crown that season.

Check out where Ribiero's television career and his connection with Mormons all began in the video below:

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Aaron Eckhart, Godly Sorrow

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Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight, Battle Los Angeles, No Reservations, Love Happens) grew up LDS and says the influence of Mormonism is still in his "blood and bones." Before he graduated from Brigham Young University, Eckhart appeared in an LDS short film, Godly Sorrow, as an undergraduate, playing the love interest of an LDS girl who learns the difference between worldly and godly sorrow.

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