Nell Carter

Nell Carter

Highest Rated: 50% The Grass Harp (1995)

Lowest Rated: 36% Bebe's Kids (1992)

Birthday: Sep 13, 1948

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Best known as the housekeeper/star of the 1980s NBC sitcom "Gimme a Break," Nell Carter also made her mark on stage, earning both an Obie and a Tony for her work in the 1977-78 Fats Waller musical "Ain't Misbehavin'." She became a beloved TV performer.

Highest rated movies

The Grass Harp
Swing
Back Roads

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
42% No Score Yet Swing Grace (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet 46% Back by Midnight Waitress (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story Unknown (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sealed With a Kiss Mrs. Wheatley (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Special Delivery Unknown (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Follow Your Heart Bus Driver (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Misery Brothers Unknown (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 62% Fakin' Da Funk Claire (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Proprietor Millie Jackson (Character) $113.6K 1996
50% 93% The Grass Harp Catherine Creek (Character) $511.6K 1995
No Score Yet 17% The Crazysitter The Warden (Character) - 1995
36% 74% Bebe's Kids Vivian (Voice) $7.5M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maid for Each Other Jasmine Jones (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 99% Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story Lucille Gathers (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 32% Modern Problems Dorita (Character) - 1981
40% 36% Back Roads Waitress (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cindy Olive (Character) - 1978

TV

Credit
61% 75% Ally McBeal Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Reba Dr. Susan Peters (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet 7 Days Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Touched by an Angel Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown (Voice) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sparks Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
86% No Score Yet Brotherly Love Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
38% No Score Yet Can't Hurry Love Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hangin' With Mr. Cooper Unknown (Character) 1993-1995
No Score Yet 0% Jake and the Fatman Unknown (Guest Star) 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet 227 Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gimme a Break Nellie Ruth "Nell" Harper (Character) 1981-1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Unknown (Character) 1980-1981