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Thelma Carpenter (1922–1997)

Thelma Carpenter was born in Brooklyn, NY on Jan. 15,1922, the only child of Fred and Mary Carpenter, and her career spanned seven decades. She was performing on radio programs like Jack Darrell's "Kiddies hour" and the "Horn and Hardart Children's Hour" at age five and had her own show on WNYC by the time she was 11. After winning an Apollo ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Wiz
The Wiz Miss One
The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club Norma Williams
Barefoot in the Park
Barefoot in the Park Mabel Bates
New York Stories
New York Stories Maid (segment "Life without Zoe")


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 1996 Cosby (TV Series)
 1989 New York Stories
Maid (segment "Life without Zoe")
 1984 The Cotton Club
Norma Williams
 1978 The Wiz
Miss One
 1973 The Devil's Daughter (TV Movie)
Margaret Poole
 1972 The Paul Lynde Show (TV Series)
- An Affair to Forget (1972) ... Thelma
 1972 Call Her Mom (TV Movie)
 1970 Barefoot in the Park (TV Series)
Mabel Bates
- Nothin' But the Truth (1970) ... Mabel Bates
- No Fancy Fixtures (1970) ... Mabel Bates
- Corie's Rear Window (1970) ... Mabel Bates
- Somethin' Fishy (1970) ... Mabel Bates
 1943 Crazy House
Thelma (uncredited)
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