Dec. 16th, 1928
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Terry Carter's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1998 - Hamilton
1974 - Benji
1974 - Foxy Brown
1961 - Parrish
Guest TV Roles
Pvt. Sugie Sugarman
Terry Carter, a native of Brooklyn, New York, is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School in New York City. He attended Hunter College, Boston University - School of Communications, U.C.L.A. - School of Theater, Film, and Television, and St. John's University School of Law. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Northeastern University (1983).
Carter studied acting with Howard DaSilva, Bret Warren, Uta Hagen, Herbert Berghof, and Stella Adler. He studied playwriting with Arnold Perl. He studied directing with Alan Schneider.
- President of Council For Positive Images, a non-profit organization he formed in 1979.
- He was the world's first black TV anchor newscaster (WBZ-TV Eyewitness News, Boston, Massachusetts, Group W, Westinghouse, 1965-68).
- He is the TV producer-director of the award-winning, Emmy-nominated TV musical documentary "A Duke Named Ellington" and the Los Angeles Emmy-award winner (1985) "K*I*D*S". He lives most of the year in Scandinavia.
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