T. K. Carter
|T. K. Carter|
|Born||Thomas Kent Carter
December 18, 1956
New York City, New York, U.S.
In movies, he is mostly known for his many comedic performances, such as the street-smart Chester in Seems Like Old Times and the karaoke-singing Iceman in Ski Patrol. He is also known for playing slightly nervous characters, such as the rollerskating chef Nauls in John Carpenter's The Thing, as well as the unfortunate National Guard, Cribbs, in Walter Hill's Southern Comfort.
On TV, he is known for playing Michael "Mike" Fulton, an elementary schoolteacher, on the NBC series Punky Brewster and Mylo Williams on the Disney Channel series Good Morning, Miss Bliss. Carter is also well known for playing the role of drug addicted Gary McCullough in the HBO miniseries The Corner. His TV acting debut was on an episode of Police Woman. Carter also made appearances on Good Times, The Steve Harvey Show, A Different World, and on "The Waltons" as Jodie Foster, and in the television film Polly.
|1978||Corvette Summer||Car Wash Employee|
|1980||Seems Like Old Times||Chester|
|1981||Underground Aces||Dee Jay|
|1983||Just Our Luck||Shabu|
|1983||Doctor Detroit||Diavolo Washington|
|1985||Punky Brewster||Mike Fulton|
|1985||Runaway Train||Dave Prince|
|1985||Jem||Anthony Julian (voice)|
|1985||Transformers (TV Series)||Rocksteady (voice)|
|1987||He's My Girl||Reggie/Regina|
|1987||Amazon Women on the Moon||Host (segment "Silly Pate")|
|1988||Good Morning, Miss Bliss||Mylo Williams|
|1991||A Rage in Harlem||Smitty|
|1992||Family Matters||Ty, Laura's Guardian Angel|
|1993||A Different World||Darnell Gaines|
|1993||The Sinbad Show||Clarence Hull|
|1995||What's Goin On Back There||Sledgehammer O'Possum (Voice)|
|1996||Space Jam||Monstar Nawt|
|1996||The Steve Harvey Show||T-Bone|
|1999||My Favorite Martian||Lenny|
|1999||NYPD Blue||Ajay Foreman|
|2000||The Corner||Gary McCullough|
|2007||Everybody Hates Chris||Councilman Johnson|
- "T.K. Carter". FilmBug. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
- "T.K. Carter". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
- T. K. Carter bio at Yahoo Movies. Access date 18 July 2012
- "He's My Girl". Internet Movie Database. 1987. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
- "SLEGEHAMMER O'POSSUM". Cartoon Network. Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
- Domino at the Internet Movie Database