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Carl Wright (actor)

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Name  Carl Wright

Role  Dancer
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Born  February 2, 1932Orlando, Florida
Occupation  Tap dancer, actor, comedian
Died  May 19, 2007, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Spouse  Shirley Wright (m. 1954–2007)
Movies  Big Momma's House, Barbershop, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Soul Food, When Thugs Cry
Similar People  Phyllis Applegate, Kevin Rodney Sullivan, Raja Gosnell, George Tillman - Jr, Tim Story

Carl Wright (February 2, 1932 – May 19, 2007) was an American tap dancer, actor, and comedian whose late life acting credits included Soul Food, Barbershop, and Big Momma's House. For several years, Wright teamed up with Chicago radio legend Pervis Spann playing a misguided and mischievous reverend on his Chicago television show, "Blues and More".

Born in Orlando, Florida, he toured as a tap dancer as a young man, and for a time performed as The Three-Leggers with a one-legged partner. Wright died of cancer at his home in Chicago in 2007.


  • The Cookout (2004) .... Grandpa
  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004) .... Checkers Fred
  • Platinum Playaz (2003) .... Mr. Green
  • M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team .... Darren (1 episode, 2003)
  • Rubbish (2003) TV episode .... Darren
  • When Thugs Cry (2003) .... Minister
  • Barbershop (2002) .... Checkers Fred
  • Just Visiting (2001) .... Station Master
  • Big Momma's House (2000) .... Ben Rawley
  • Early Edition .... Henderson (1 episode, 1998)
  • Walk, Don't Run (1998) TV episode .... Henderson
  • Soul Food (1997) .... Reverend Williams
  • References

    Carl Wright (actor) Wikipedia