Nell Carter

Highest Rated: 90% Hair (1979)
Lowest Rated: 22% Bebe's Kids (1992)
Birthday: Mar 1, 1894
Birthplace: Not Available
Actress of stage, screen, and TV, Nell Carter moved to New York in 1968 and began as a singer in clubs and cabarets, then landed roles in a string of musicals. Her big break came with her performance in the Broadway musical Ain't Misbehavin' in 1978 (she repeated her role in the TV-version of the show). This led to a lead in the TV sitcom Gimme a Break, The show debuted in 1981 and made her nationally-known; the persona she created on the show was that of a bossy, love-lorn woman with a streak of self-deprecating humor. Besides the TV series, she went on to work as a singer in big clubs and in guest spots at big musical affairs, as well as hosting her own TV special Never Too Old to Dream in 1986.

Highest Rated Movies



42% Swing Grace 2004
No Score Yet Broadway's Lost Treasures II Actor 2004
No Score Yet Back by Midnight Waitress 2002
No Score Yet The Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story Actor 2000
No Score Yet Sealed with a Kiss, (Longfellow Bridge) Actor 1999
No Score Yet My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies Actor 1999
No Score Yet Sealed with a Kiss Mrs. Wheatley 1999
No Score Yet The Misery Brothers Y2K Actor 1999
No Score Yet Follow Your Heart Bus Driver 1998
No Score Yet We Wish You a Merry Christmas Mrs. Claus 1998
No Score Yet Fakin' Da Funk Actor 1997
50% The Grass Harp Catherine Creek 1996
No Score Yet The Proprietor Millie Jackson 1996
No Score Yet The Crazysitter Warden 1995
22% Bebe's Kids Vivian 1992
No Score Yet Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story Lucille Gathers 1992
No Score Yet Maid for Each Other Jasmine Jones 1992
No Score Yet In a New Light '92 Actor 1992
No Score Yet Modern Problems Dorita 1981
44% Back Roads Waitress 1981
90% Hair Ain't Got No / White Boys 1979
No Score Yet Christmas Classics Actor


61% Ally McBeal
Harriet Pumple
  • 2002
No Score Yet In Performance at the White House
  • 2001
No Score Yet Reba
Dr. Peters
  • 2001
No Score Yet Seven Days
  • 2001
No Score Yet Hangin' With Mr. Cooper
P.J. Moore P.J.
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1993
No Score Yet Great Performances
No Score Yet You Take the Kids
Nell Kirkland


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