Michael Carter (actor)
29 June 1947 |
Carter's earliest role was in Doctor Who (in the 1971 serial The Mind of Evil), which he played as a UNIT Soldier and a Prisoner. He made his film debut in An American Werewolf in London in 1981, although he is probably best known for his portrayal of Bib Fortuna in Return of the Jedi (1983). Carter also played Radu Molasar in Michael Mann's cult horror movie The Keep (1983). He has been in several other films including The Draughtsman's Contract (1982), A Christmas Carol (1984) as the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, and The Illusionist (2006).
He has made many appearances on television including both series of Rebus with both John Hannah and Ken Bolt, and Taggart. He also starred as the husband of Brenda Fricker and Josette Simon in the 1992 TV mini-series Seekers and as Tulloch the head of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in Thames TV's seven part series Call Red. Carter created the role of Douglas Raeburn in twenty two episodes of BBC Scotland's Two Thousand Acres of Sky.