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T.K. Carter


T.K. Carter was raised just east of Los Angeles, California. He began his stand-up routine at age 12, and, by high school, appeared in Neil Simon's production of "The Odd Couple." He began his professional stand-up routine at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles and has also worked at the Improvisation Cafe and Ye Little Club. His first role was in an ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Thing
The Thing Nauls
(1982)
Runaway Train
Runaway Train Dave Prince
(1985)
Baadasssss!
Baadasssss! Bill Cosby
(2003)
Domino
Domino Lester Kincaid
(2005)

Filmography

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 2017 Saints & Sinners (TV Series)
Quincy Calloway
- Playing Dirty (2017) ... Quincy Calloway
 2016 How to Get Away with Murder (TV Series)
Thelonius
- Anna Mae (2016) ... Thelonius
 2015 The Jewelry Box (Short)
Doctor
 2013 Love That Girl! (TV Series)
Imunique's Father
- Thanks for Not Giving (2013) ... Imunique's Father
 2007 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
Councilman Johnson
- Everybody Hates Bed-Stuy (2007) ... Councilman Johnson
 2006 In Justice (TV Series)
Frank Benner
- The Public Burning (2006) ... Frank Benner
 2005 Domino
Lester Kincaid
 2003 Baadasssss!
Bill Cosby
 2002 Jamal the Funny Frog: Beach (TV Short)
Shark, Oyster #3, Sea
 2002 Jamal the Funny Frog: Dentist (TV Short)
Dentist Lloyd
 2000 The Corner (TV Mini-Series)
Gary McCullough
- Everyman's Blues (2000) ... Gary McCullough
- Corner Boy Blues (2000) ... Gary McCullough
- Dope Fiend Blues (2000) ... Gary McCullough
- Fran's Blues (2000) ... Gary McCullough
- DeAndre's Blues (2000) ... Gary McCullough
 1999 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Derrick
- What's Up, Chuck? (1999) ... Derrick
 1999 My Favorite Martian
Lenny
 1998 The Nanny (TV Series)
Ty
- Homie-Work (1998) ... Ty
 1996-1998 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
T-Bone
- White Men Can Funk (1998) ... T-Bone
- When the Funk Hits the Rib Tips (1997) ... T-Bone
- When the Funk Bites the Dust (1997) ... T-Bone
- High Top Reunion (1996) ... T-Bone
 1998 The Gregory Hines Show (TV Series)
Roger Baron
- To Volunteer Is Human (1998) ... Roger Baron
 1997 Moesha (TV Series)
T.K. Smooth
- Rhythm and Dues (1997) ... T.K. Smooth
 1995-1997 The Cartoon Cartoon Show (TV Series)
Sledgehammer O'Possum / Lion / Steve / ...
- Sledgehammer O'Possum: What's Going on Back There? (1997) ... Sledgehammer O'Possum (voice)
- Yuckie Duck: I'm on My Way (1995) ... Lion (voice)
- George and Junior's Christmas Spectacular (1995) ... Steve / Santa
 1997 Out and About (TV Short)
Sledgehammer O'Possum
 1996 Space Jam
Monstar Nawt (voice, as TK Carter)
 1996 Yesterday's Target (TV Movie)
Carter
 1995-1996 The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat (TV Series)
Voices
- The Fuzzy Bunny Show/The Milky Way (1996) ... Voices (uncredited)
- Surreal Estate/Phony Phelix/Five Minute Meatball (1995) ... Voices (voice, uncredited)
- Felix in Nightdrop Land/Shocking Story (1995) ... Voices (uncredited)
- The Earth Heist/Attack of the Tacky (1995) ... Voices (uncredited)
 1995 What's Going on Back There!? (TV Short)
Sledgehammer O'Possum (voice)
 1995 George and Junior's Christmas Spectacular (TV Short)
Steve / Santa (voice)
 1993-1994 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
Clarence Hull
- Girls Unda Hoodz (1994) ... Clarence Hull
- Adoption: Part 2 (1994) ... Clarence Hull
- Adoption: Part 1 (1994) ... Clarence Hull
- Family Reunion (1994) ... Clarence Hull
- Can We Talk? (1994) ... Clarence Hull
 1993 A Cool Like That Christmas (TV Movie)
Dead Boy (voice)
 1993 A Different World (TV Series)
Darnell Gaines
- Cabin in the Sky (1993) ... Darnell Gaines
 1992 Family Matters (TV Series)
Ty
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
Smitty
 1990 Polly: Comin' Home! (TV Movie)
George Dodds
 1990 Piece of Cake (TV Movie)
Lionel
 1990 Ski Patrol
Iceman
 1989 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
George
- Polly (1989) ... George
 1988-1989 Good Morning, Miss Bliss (TV Series)
Mylo Williams
- The Mentor (1989) ... Mylo Williams
- Clubs and Cliques (1989) ... Mylo Williams
- Stevie (1989) ... Mylo Williams
- Practical Jokes (1989) ... Mylo Williams
- Let's Get Together (1989) ... Mylo Williams
 1989 227 (TV Series)
Gary Hunt
- A Date to Remember (1989) ... Gary Hunt
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Host (segment "Silly Pate")
 1987 He's My Girl
Reggie / Regina
 1985-1987 Jem (TV Series)
Anthony Julian
- Culture Clash (1987) ... Anthony Julian (voice)
- The Jem Jam: Part 2 (1987) ... Anthony Julian (voice)
- The Jem Jam: Part 1 (1987) ... Anthony Julian (voice)
- Starbright: Part 3 - Rising Star (1986) ... Anthony Julian (voice)
- Frame Up (1985) ... (voice)
 1986 Jem: Truly Outrageous! (TV Movie)
Anthony Julian (voice)
 1985-1986 Punky Brewster (TV Series)
Mike Fulton
- Accidents Happen (1986) ... Mike Fulton
- Changes: Part 5 (1986) ... Mike Fulton
- Changes: Part 4 (1986) ... Mike Fulton
- Changes: Part 3 (1986) ... Mike Fulton
- Changes: Part 2 (1986) ... Mike Fulton
 1985 Runaway Train
Dave Prince
 1984 Turbo Teen (TV Series)
Alex
- The Sinister Souped-Up Seven (1984) ... Alex (voice)
- The Mystery of Dark Rider (1984) ... Alex (voice)
- The Dark Rider (1984) ... Alex (voice)
- The Curse of the Twisted Claw (1984) ... Alex (voice)
- The Amazon Adventure (1984) ... Alex (voice)
 1983 Carpool (TV Movie)
Otis Vaughan
 1983 Adams House (TV Movie)
Ronnie
 1983 Doctor Detroit
Diavolo Washington
 1983 Just Our Luck (TV Series)
Shabu
- Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Burrows (1983) ... Shabu
- Keith's Car Crusade (1983) ... Shabu
- King Kahommi's Curse (1983) ... Shabu
- Ballad of Dead Eye Dick (1983) ... Shabu
- Wedding Bell Shablues (1983) ... Shabu
 1982 The Thing
Nauls
 1981 Southern Comfort
Cribbs
 1981 Border Pals (TV Movie)
Officer Lucas Jordan
 1981 Underground Aces
Dee Jay
 1980 Seems Like Old Times
Chester
 1980 Seed of Innocence
Captain
 1980 The Hollywood Knights
Do Wopper
 1978 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Richard
- Homecoming: Part 2 (1978) ... Richard
 1978 Corvette Summer
Car Washer Employee
 1978 Youngblood
Bubba Cosell
 1978 The Waltons (TV Series)
Jodie Foster
- The Festival (1978) ... Jodie Foster
 1977-1978 Good Times (TV Series)
Head
- J.J. and the Boss' Daughter (1978) ... Head
- Wheels (1977) ... Head
 1978 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Mojo
- Accomplice to Murder (1978) ... Mojo
 1977 Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid (TV Movie)
Justin
 1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
Teen #1
- Broken Angels (1976) ... Teen #1
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Appeared as club owner Bucky in the music video "Diamonds" by Herb Alpert ft. Janet Jackson. See more »

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Alternate Names:

TK Carter

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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His first regular series role came as the genie Shabu in the ABC sitcom Just Our Luck (1983). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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