Supporting and character actor of television, screen and stage, Peter Carew started out performing and singing in nightclubs and in theater. On television, he guest-starred on numerous television shows, Carew specialized in police and crime shows ranging from dramas like Naked City, Kojack and Cannon to comedies like Car 54 Where Are You? and Barney Miller. Carew made his feature-film debut playing a storekeeper in Nothing But a Man (1964). He retired from acting in the late '80s. In addition to performing, Carew had also been a teacher and an athletics coach.