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Today for Black History Month (extended bonus) we are highlighting the actor/film director Thomas Carter.

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Birth Date: July 17, 1953

Hometown: Smithville, TX

Fun Facts:

  • Thomas Carter directed hit movies like Metro (Eddie Murphy), Save The Last Dance, and Coach Carter (Samuel L. Jackson), to name a few
  • Thomas Carter attended Texas State University and earned his Bachelor’s degree in theatre
  • Thomas Carter has received two Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award for his works
  • As an actor, Thomas Carter has appeared on popular Black TV shows like Good Times and What’s Happening!!
  • Thomas Carter is known for his tactics to include African American diversity in his films

We thank you for your contributions Thomas Carter.

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