Nell Carter, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Nell Carter

actress, singer

Date of Birth: 13-Sep-1948

Place of Birth: Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Date of Death: 23-Jan-2003

Profession: singer, stage actor, voice actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Nell Carter

  • Nell Carter (born Nell Ruth Hardy; September 13, 1948 – January 23, 2003) was an American singer and actress. Beginning her career in 1970, Carter started in theater; singing and later crossed over to television.
  • Carter was perhaps best known for her role as Nell Harper on the NBC sitcom Gimme a Break! which originally aired from 1981 to 1987.
  • Carter received two Emmy and two Golden Globe award nominations for her work on the series.
  • Prior to Gimme a Break!, Carter won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical in 1978 for her performance in the Broadway musical Ain't Misbehavin', as well as a Primetime Emmy Award for her reprisal of the role on television in 1982.

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