Betty Carter

Betty Carter was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Carter started her entertainment career by acting in comedies like "The Monte Carlo Story" (1957) with Marlene Dietrich and Vittorio De Sica. She also ... Read more »
Born: 05/16/1929 in Flint, Michigan, USA

Filmography

Actor (8)

1994 St. Lucia Jazz Festival 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Music of Kurt Weill: September Songs 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Carnegie Hall Salutes the Jazz Masters 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Jazz in Exile 1981 (Movie)

Vocalist (Actor)

But Then, She's Betty Carter 1979 (Movie)

(Actor)

Saturday Night Live 1976 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Monte Carlo Story 1957 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Homecoming (TV Show)

Actor
Music (2)

American Beauty 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

American Beauty 1999 (Movie)

("Open the Door") (Song Performer)
Producer (1)

Fifth Ward 1999 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Biography

Betty Carter was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Carter started her entertainment career by acting in comedies like "The Monte Carlo Story" (1957) with Marlene Dietrich and Vittorio De Sica. She also appeared in the TV movie "The Homecoming" (CBS, 1971-72). She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975-). She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "Carnegie Hall Salutes the Jazz Masters" (PBS, 1993-94) and "1994 St. Lucia Jazz Festival" (BET, 1994-95). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Cosby Show" (NBC, 1984-1992). Her music was featured in films like "The Parent Trap" (1998) featuring Lindsay Lohan and the Kevin Spacey smash hit dramedy "American Beauty" (1999). In addition to her music, Carter also appeared on-screen in "The Music of Kurt Weill: September Songs" (PBS, 1994-95). Carter most recently produced the drama "Fifth Ward" (2000) with The DOC.

Milestones

Popular songs include "I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire" and "Open The Door".

Known for such albums as "Feed The Fire"

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