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Nell Carter (I) (1948–2003)

Actress | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992–1997) | The Grass Harp (1995) | Hair (1979)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Nell Ruth Carter | Nell-Ruth Carter
BORN 
Sep 13, 1948 (died Jan 23, 2003)
HEIGHT 
4' 11" (1.50m)

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Past Film & Video (14 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (31 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Herself - Performer / Herself (3 episodes, 1985–2004), Performer ("Ain't Misbehavin' / Mean to Me") (1 episode, 1999), Performer ("Cash For Your Trash", "Mean To Me") (1 episode, 1985), Performer ("The Ladies Who Sing With the Band") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 1985–2004 3
    • My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (Dec 1, 1999) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Ain't Misbehavin' / Mean to Me")  Less
    • Broadway's Lost Treasures II (Aug 9, 2004) Self (archive footage), Performer ("The Ladies Who Sing With the Band")  Less
    • The Best of Broadway (May 24, 1985) Herself, Performer ("Cash For Your Trash", "Mean To Me")  Less
  • Primary photo for Ally McBealAlly McBeal (TV Series) Harriet Pumple (2 episodes, 2002), Performer ("We Gotta Get You a Woman") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 2
    • One Hundred Tears (Jan 21, 2002) Harriet Pumple, Performer ("We Gotta Get You a Woman")  Less
    • Playing with Matches (Jan 7, 2002) Harriet Pumple  Less
  • Primary photo for RebaReba (TV Series) Dr. Susan Peters (3 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 3
  • Primary photo for Seven DaysSeven Days (TV Series) Lucy (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Cynthia Winslow (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 2
  • Primary photo for Blue's CluesBlue's Clues (TV Series) Mother Nature (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Sealed with a KissSealed with a Kiss (TV Movie) Mrs. Wheatley  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Mary (2 episodes, 1995–1997)  Less 1995–1997 2
  • Primary photo for SparksSparks (TV Series) Barbara Rogers (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Brotherly LoveBrotherly Love (TV Series) Nell Bascombe (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Spider-ManSpider-Man (TV Series) Glory Grant (2 episodes, 1995–1997)  Less 1995–1997 2
  • Primary photo for Can't Hurry LoveCan't Hurry Love (TV Series) Mrs. Bradstock (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Hangin' with Mr. CooperHangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series) P.J. Moore (44 episodes, 1993–1995)  Less 1993–1995 44
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  • Primary photo for The 65th Annual Academy AwardsThe 65th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Friend Like Me")  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Jake and the FatmanJake and the Fatman (TV Series) Ethel Mae Haven (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Final Shot: The Hank Gathers StoryFinal Shot: The Hank Gathers Story (TV Movie) Lucille Gathers  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Maid for Each OtherMaid for Each Other (TV Movie) Jasmine Jones  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for You Take the KidsYou Take the Kids (TV Series) Nell Kirkland (6 episodes, 1990–1991)  Less 1990–1991 6
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  • Primary photo for 227227 (TV Series) Beverly Morris (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for The 43rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter: Best Scenic, Lighting & Costume Design, Performer ("Mean to Me")  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for DollyDolly (TV Series) Performer ("Operator / I'll Fly Away", "Back In The High Life Again") (1 episode, 1988), Herself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
    • Episode #1.20 (1988) Herself, Performer ("Operator / I'll Fly Away", "Back In The High Life Again")  Less
  • Primary photo for Gimme a Break!Gimme a Break! (TV Series) Nellie Ruth 'Nell' Harper (137 episodes, 1981–1987), Performer ("Gimme a Break", "Merry Christmas Stranger", "Ave Maria", "Sing A Song")  Less 1981–1987 137
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  • Primary photo for AmenAmen (TV Series) Bess Richards (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The 40th Annual Tony AwardsThe 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer & Presenter: Best Costume Design, Performer ("Aquarius", "Broadway Baby", "Ain't Misbehavin'", "Memory", "The Best of Times", "Muddy Water")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Billy Crystal Comedy HourThe Billy Crystal Comedy Hour (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Tony AwardsThe 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Honeysuckle Rose")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Misadventures of Sheriff LoboThe Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series) Sgt. Hildy Jones (15 episodes, 1980–1981)  Less 1980–1981 15
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  • Primary photo for Ryan's HopeRyan's Hope (TV Series) Ethel Green (11 episodes, 1978–1979)  Less 1978–1979 11
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  • Primary photo for The 32nd Annual Tony AwardsThe 32nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer & Winner: Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Performer ("Off-Time")  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CindyCindy (TV Movie) Olive (as Nell-Ruth Carter)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Blues Brothers Animated SeriesThe Blues Brothers Animated Series (TV Series) Betty Smythe (1 episode)  Less 1997–  1
Self (62 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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