No photo available. Represent Benny Carter? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,461,688 this week

Benny Carter (1907–2003)

Saxophonist, songwriter ("Because of You", "Hot Toddy", "Cow Cow Boogie"), conductor, arranger and composer, educated at Wilberforce University in theology. He was a saxophonist in Horace Henderson's Wilberforce Collegians, then played in the orchestras of Fletcher Henderson and Chick Webb. He went to Paris in 1935, and joined the Willie Lewis ... See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

An American in Paris
Wed, Dec 18 8:15 AM PST on KCOPDT3 (189)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 478 people
created 10 Apr 2018
 
a list of 282 people
created 20 Jul 2012
 
a list of 229 people
created 18 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 411 people
created 07 Dec 2012
 
list image
a list of 200 people
created 13 May 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Benny Carter's work have you seen?

User Polls

3 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Raging Bull Soundtrack
(1980)
Kill Your Darlings Soundtrack
(2013)
(1986)
Life Soundtrack
(1999)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Composer (22 credits)
 1980 Opens Wednesday (Short)
 1976 People, People, People (Short)
 1972 The Manhunter (TV Movie)
 1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1968-1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Perfect Image (1969) ... (music score)
- Incident in Berlin (1968) ... (music score)
 1967 Urbanissimo (Short)
 1966 The Cruise (Short)
 1966 Fame Is the Name of the Game (TV Movie)
 1965 Run for Your Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Crimson Witness (1965)
 1964 The Hanged Man (TV Movie)
 1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Don't Let It Throw You (1961) ... (music score)
 1958-1960 M Squad (TV Series) (56 episodes)
- The Bad Apple (1960)
- The Tiger's Cage (1960)
- Fire in the Sky (1960)
- Closed Season (1960)
 1959 Harlem Wednesday (Short)
 1957 The Adventures of * (Short)
Show Show Soundtrack (35 credits)
Show Show Music department (19 credits)
Show Show Actor (8 credits)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Works: "Kansas City Suite"

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 7 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Benny Carter and His Band | Bennett Carter
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Jazz musician. See more »

Nickname:

The King

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed