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Ben Carter (I) (1911–1946)

Ben Carter was born on February 10, 1911 in Fairfield, Iowa, USA. He is known for his work on The Scarlet Clue (1945), Dark Alibi (1946) and The Harvey Girls (1946). He died on December 12, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1946 Riverboat Rhythm
Benjamin (as Carter & Moreland)
 1946 The Harvey Girls
John Henry
 1945 She Went to the Races
Groom (uncredited)
 1945 Lady on a Train
 1945 The Great John L.
Thaddeus (uncredited)
 1945 The Scarlet Clue
Ben Carter
 1944 Bowery to Broadway
 1944 Dixie Jamboree
Sam the Deckhand
 1944 Stars on Parade
Ben Carter Choir Leader
 1944 This Is the Life
Ben Carter
 1943 Mister Big
Ben Carter - Choir Leader (as The Ben Carter Choir)
 1943 Redhead from Manhattan
Mark Anthony Brown (uncredited)
 1943 Happy Go Lucky
Joe Brown (uncredited)
 1942 The Daring Young Man
 1942 Her Cardboard Lover
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
 1942 Born to Sing
 1942 Young America
 1941 Dressed to Kill
 1941 Ride on Vaquero
Watchman Bullfinch
 1941 Sleepers West
Leander Jones - Porter
 1940 Chad Hanna
Bell Boy
 1940 Tin Pan Alley
 1940 Earl of Puddlestone
 1940 South to Karanga
 1940 Carolina Moon
Wheeler's Butler (uncredited)
 1940 Safari
 1940 Little Old New York
 1938 Having Wonderful Time
Undetermined Secondary Role (scenes deleted)
 1938 Merrily We Live
Porter (uncredited)
 1937 Adventure's End
Stantul, Black Sailor
 1937 A Day at the Races
Black Singer (uncredited)
 1936 Missing Girls
 1936 The Green Pastures
Gambler (uncredited)
 1935 Kentucky Blue Streak
Waiter / Colored Octette Leader
 1935 Transient Lady
Barbershop Patron (uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Party
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
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The Ben Carter Choir | Carter & Moreland

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In the 1930s, he opened a talent agency along Central Avenue, Los Angeles, to represent actors and film extras of African American descent. See more »

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