Actor, Writer & Comedian
Tone Bell is an actor, writer, and comedian known most recently for starring as Richard Pryor on the hit BET Series AMERICAN SOUL. He can currently be seen in the independent film THE WEEKEND, written and directed by Stella Meghie, with DeWanda Wise, Sasheer Zamata, Y’Lan Noel and Kym Whitley, available now on Amazon Prime Video and Hulu.
Tone also starred in the CBS series FAM with Nina Dobrev. Tone is best known for starring opposite Kathy Bates in Netflix’s original comedy series DISJOINTED, as well as several other half-hour comedy series: TRUTH BE TOLD, BAD JUDGE and WHITNEY for NBC. As an accomplished stand-up comic who tours nationwide, Tone filmed his first one-hour comedy special for Showtime, which began airing in February 2019. TONE BELL: CAN’T CANCEL THIS can currently be seen on Showtime, Showtime Demand, Showtime Anytime, Hulu and Amazon Prime.
Tone recently co-starred in Lee Daniels' THE U.S. VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY as well as SYLVIE'S LOVE with Tessa Thompson and Eva Longoria, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year and will be distributed by Amazon. Tone's recent Films, LITTLE, starring Issa Rae, Regina Hall and Marsai Martin produced by Will Packer and DOG DAYs starring Nina Dobrev, Vanessa Hudgens, Rob Corddry, and Adam Pally are available on Hulu, as well as DVD and Blu-ray.
Tone is originally from Atlanta and currently resides in Los Angeles.