Jamaica's Theatre Community Mourns Death of Winston ‘Bello’ Bell

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The local theatre community is mourning the passing of Winston ‘Bello’ Bell, best known for being one half of the comedic duo Bello and Blakka, who died on Saturday after experiencing medical complications.

BELL“It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Bishop Winston Alexander Bell who passed away on April 15, 2023 due to complications from Neuropathy,” said a message on his Facebook page

Peripheral neuropathy refers to the many conditions that involve damage to the peripheral nervous system, which is a vast communications network that sends signals between the central nervous system.

Born in Cockburn Pen in Kingston, Bello grew up in the communities of Jones Town and McGregor Gully

Bello who was a past student of what was then the Jamaica School of Drama, was involved in the Jamaica Pantomime productions and also appeared in major films including Third World Cop, One Love, Glory to Gloriana, and Ghett’a Life. His theatre credits include Louis Marriott’s Bedward and Trevor Rhone’s Pepper.