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Nell Carter

Her trademark sass complimented by a distinctively adenoidal voice that could out-snarl Eartha Kitt and Fran Drescher put together, short (4'11"), round, and robust Nell Carter was one indomitable, in-your-face firecracker...and it made her a star. She was born Nell Ruth Hardy in 1948 in Birmingham, Alabama and raised there, one of nine children ...

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Sep 13, 1948 In Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Baryshnikov on Broadway
Latest Project:
Series Reba 2001-10-05

Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Hair
Poster of Hangin' with Mr. Cooper
Poster of The Grass Harp
Poster of Modern Problems
Movie Back by Midnight Unknown 2004
Movie Swing Unknown 2003
Series Blue's Clues Unknown 2003
Movie Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television Unknown 2002
Movie In Performance at the White House Unknown 2001
Movie Perfect Fit Mrs. Gordy 2001-09-26
Series Reba Unknown 2001-10-05
Movie Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel Unknown 2001
Series Weakest Link Unknown 2001-04-16
Movie The Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story None 2000-05-31
Movie Stars Over Mississippi Unknown 1999
Movie Sealed with a Kiss Unknown 1999
Movie We Wish You a Merry Christmas Unknown 1999
Movie Special Delivery Unknown 1999
Movie Follow Your Heart Bus Driver 1999-01-26
Series Seven Days Unknown 1998
Movie The 52nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1998-06-07
Series Match Game Unknown 1998
Series The Blues Brothers Animated Series Unknown 1997
Series Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Unknown 1997
Series Spider-Man Unknown 1997
Series Sparks Unknown 1997
Movie The 51st Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1997
Movie Fakin' Da Funk Unknown 1997-10-18
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-06
Movie You Don't Know Jack: Volume 2 Unknown 1996
Movie The Proprietor Unknown 1996-10-09
Movie Marvin Hamlisch & the Pittsburgh Pops Unknown 1996
Movie A Benefit Celebration: A Tribute to Angela Lansbury Herself - Performer 1996-11-17
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Unknown 1995-03-26
Series Brotherly Love Unknown 1995-09-16
Movie The Grass Harp Unknown 1995
Series Can't Hurry Love Unknown 1995
Movie The Crazysitter Unknown 1994
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Movie The 48th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1994-06-12
Movie Kathie Lee Gifford's Celebration of Motherhood Herself 1993-05-09
Movie The 65th Annual Academy Awards Herself - Performer 1993-03-29
Movie Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story Unknown 1992
Series Jake and the Fatman Unknown 1992
Series The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1992
Movie In a New Light: A Call to Action in the War Against AIDS Herself 1992-07-11
Movie Maid for Each Other Unknown 1992
Movie Bébé's Kids Vivian 1992-07-31
Movie The Jaleel White Special Unknown 1992
Movie The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1991
Movie Voices that Care Unknown 1991
Movie 70th Annual Miss America Pageant Unknown 1990
Movie Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration Herself 1990-02-04
Series You Take the Kids Nell Kirkland 1990-12-15
Series Amen Unknown 1990
Movie The 4th Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1990
Movie Presidential Inaugural Gala Unknown 1989
Movie The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards Herself 1989-05-23
Movie The 43rd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1989-06-04
Series The Pat Sajak Show Unknown 1989-01-09
Series The Joan Rivers Show Unknown 1989-09-05
Movie Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration Unknown 1988
Series The Home Show Unknown 1988-01-18
Movie The 42nd Annual Tony Awards Herself - Presenter: Best Featured Actor in a Musical 1988-06-05
Series Dolly Unknown 1987-09-27
Movie Las Vegas: An All-Star 75th Anniversary Unknown 1987
Movie 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1987
Movie NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration Unknown 1986
Series The New Hollywood Squares Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Unknown 1986
Movie The 40th Annual Tony Awards Herself - Performer & Presenter: Best Costume Design 1986
Movie Nell Carter Special Unknown 1986
Series The Late Show Unknown 1986-10-06
Movie Nell Carter... Never Too Old to Dream Unknown 1986
Movie The NBC All Star Hour Unknown 1985
Movie The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1985
Movie The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1985
Movie Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz Herself 1985
Movie The 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1985
Movie Night of 100 Stars II Unknown 1985-03-10
Movie Circus of the Stars #10 Herself 1985-12-08
Series 227 Unknown 1985-09-14
Movie Christmas in Washington Unknown 1984
Series Santa Barbara Unknown 1984-07-30
Series Super Bloopers and Pratical Jokes Unknown 1984
Movie Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Mr. T Unknown 1984
Series The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1983
Series The New Battlestars Unknown 1983
Series The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1983
Series The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour Unknown 1982
Movie Ain't Misbehavin' Unknown 1982
Movie Night of 100 Stars Unknown 1982
Movie Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Unknown 1981
Movie Modern Problems Unknown 1981
Movie The 35th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1981
Movie Back Roads Unknown 1981
Series Gimme a Break! Unknown 1981-10-29
Series The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1981
Series Lou Rawls Parade of Stars Herself 1980-05-31
Series The Big Show Unknown 1980
Movie Baryshnikov on Broadway Unknown 1980
Movie Hair Unknown 1979
Movie Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Unknown 1979
Series The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Unknown 1979
Movie The 32nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1978
Movie Cindy Unknown 1978
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Series Ryan's Hope Unknown 1975-07-07
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01