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us: Carter, Nell

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Nell Ruth
  • Variants

    • us: Carter, Nell Ruth
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1948-09-13
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2003-02-23
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Birmingham (Ala.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Beverly Hills (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Broadway Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
        • Organization: (naf) Village Gate (Nightclub)
        • Organization: (naf) Rainbow Room (Restaurant)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Bill Russell School (New York)
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Females
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Performing arts
          (lcsh) Television broadcasting
            (lcsh) Music
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Singers
                (lcsh) Actresses
                  (lcsh) Comedians
                    (lcsh) Entertainers
                • Sources

                  • found: Ain't misbehavin' [SR] p1978 (a.e.) container (Nell Carter)
                  • found: Variety's ww in show business, 1989 (Carter, Nell; b. Sept. 13, 1948, Birmingham, AL; actress)
                  • found: New York Times, Jan. 24, 2003 (Nell Carter, 54, singer and actress; d. Jan. 23, 2003, Beverly Hills, Calif.; b. Nell Hardy Sept. 13, 1948, Birmingham, Ala.)
                  • found: Nell Carter Scrapbook collection, 1981-2003: (Nell Carter, born Nell Ruth Hardy in 1948, she made her Broadway debut in the short-lived 1971 musical Soon; Carter was active in the theater and on television and film throughout the 1980s and 1990s; in some TV series she also appeared as Nell Ruth Carter)
                  • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 14, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Carter, Nell; Nell Ruth Hardy; singer, actress, comedian; born 13 September 1948 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States; studied acting at Bill Russell School, New York (1970-1973); worked at Village Gate and Rainbow Room; her first starring role on Broadway came with the blockbuster revue of Fats Waller songs, Ain't Misbehavin' (1978-1982). She was awarded the Obie, Tony, Theatre World, Emmy and Drama Desk awards; died 23 January 2003 in Beverly Hills, California, United States)
                • Change Notes

                  • 1978-09-05: new
                  • 2016-05-24: revised
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