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      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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      MODERN PROBLEMS, Brian Doyle-Murray, Mary Kay Place, Chevy Chase, Patti D'Arbanville, Nell Carter, Dabney Coleman, 1981, TM & Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. MODERN PROBLEMS, Patti D'Arbanville, Nell Carter, Mary Kay Place, 1981, TM & Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. THE PROPRIETOR, Jeanne Moreau, Nell Carter, 1996, (c)Warner Bros. THE PROPRIETOR, Nell Carter, Jeanne Moreau, 1996, (c)Warner Bros. THE GRASS HARP, Nell Carter, 1995. (c) Fine Line Features. MODERN PROBLEMS, Nell Carter, 1981, TM & Copyright ©20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. MODERN PROBLEMS, from left: Chevy Chase, Nell Carter, Patti D'Arbanville, 1981, TM & Copyright ©20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. SWING, Nell Carter, 2004, (c) Dominion International THE GRASS HARP, Nell Carter, Edward Furlong, 1995, (c) Fine Line Features

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      42% No Score Yet Swing Grace (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet 45% 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 64% Fakin' Da Funk Claire (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Proprietor Millie Jackson (Character) $113.6K 1996
      50% 94% The Grass Harp Catherine Creek (Character) $511.6K 1995
      No Score Yet 21% The Crazysitter The Warden (Character) - 1995
      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
      36% 74% Bebe's Kids Vivian (Voice) $7.5M 1992
      40% 34% Back Roads Waitress (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet 31% Modern Problems Dorita (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cindy Olive (Character) - 1978

      TV

      Credit
      61% 74% 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
      9% 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 No Score Yet 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