T. K. Carter

Comedian, Film actor

1956 –


Who is T. K. Carter?

Thomas Kent "T.K." Carter is an American comedian and actor.

In movies, he is mostly known for his many comedic performances, such as the street-smart kid, 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 school teacher, on the NBC series Punky Brewster and Mylo Williams on the Disney Channel series Good Morning, Miss Bliss as a supervisor. Also well known for playing the role of drug addicted Gary McCullough in the HBO miniseries The Corner. Carter also made appearances on Good Times, The Steve Harvey Show, A Different World, and in the television film Polly. His TV acting debut was on an episode of Police Woman.

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Dec 18, 1956
New York City
Also known as
  • Thomas Kent Carter
  • TK Carter
  • Thomas Kent "T.K." Carter
  • African American
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Los Angeles County

on July 23, 2013


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