Nell Carter

Nell Carter

Original Name Nell Ruth Hardy
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Death 23 Jan 2003 (aged 54)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Acacia Gardens, Wall KK, Crypt 7040
Memorial ID 7110853 · View Source
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Singer, Actress. She started out as a cabaret performer and later won a Tony Award in the musical revue "Aint Misbehavin'. She's continued a successful career in the theater, including a revival of "Annie," in which she won awards such as the Outer Circle Critics Award, the Obie, and the Drama Desk Award. Her TV career included recurring roles on the soap opera "Ryan's Hope" and the prime-time series "The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo" as police sergeant Hildy Jones. Her biggest TV hit was as Nell on the sitcom "Gimme a Break" (1981-1987). She had been suffering from diabetes for years.

Bio by: John Sheets

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Loving Mother And A Sparkling Jewel To Those Close Enough To Love Her



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  • Added: 23 Jan 2003
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