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Name  Michael Carter

Role  Actor
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Born  29 June 1947 (age 68) (1947-06-29) Dumfries, Scotland, U.K.
Education  Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Books  George Orwell and the Problem of Authentic Existence, Archaeology
Movies and TV shows  An American Werewolf, A Christmas Carol, The Keep, Centurion, Call Red
Similar People  Sydney Bromley, Lila Kaye, Geoffrey Burridge, Clive Donner, Frank Finlay

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Michael Carter (born 29 June 1947) is a Scottish actor of film, stage and television.

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Early years

He was born and brought up in Dumfries, Scotland. Carter was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London.

Career

Carter's earliest role was in Doctor Who (in the 1971 serial The Mind of Evil), which he played as a UNIT Soldier and a Prisoner. He made his film debut in An American Werewolf in London (1981) as London Underground passenger Gerald Bringsley, although he is probably best known for his portrayal of Bib Fortuna in Return of the Jedi (1983). Carter also played Radu Molasar in Michael Mann's cult horror movie The Keep (1983). He has been in several other films including The Draughtsman's Contract (1982), A Christmas Carol (1984) as the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, Young Adam (2003), The Illusionist (2006) and Centurion (2010).

Onstage Carter has appeared at the National Theatre, the West End and on Broadway with Dustin Hoffman. He co-wrote the film One Man's War which starred Anthony Hopkins.

He has made many appearances on television including both series of Rebus with both John Hannah and Ken Stott, and Taggart. He also starred as the husband of Brenda Fricker and Josette Simon in the 1992 TV mini-series Seekers and as Tulloch the head of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in Thames TV's seven part series Call Red. Carter created the role of Douglas Raeburn in twenty two episodes of BBC Scotland's Two Thousand Acres of Sky.

He has done voice work in video games, as Biorr of the Twin Fangs and Blacksmiths Ed and Boldwin in Demon's Souls, and as Hawkeye Gough in the Artorias of the Abyss add-on content for Dark Souls.

In October 2012, he appeared briefly in Hunted (TV series), as Vincent Cage, a genius mathematician before being killed by Jack Turner (Patrick Malahide).

References

Michael Carter (actor) Wikipedia


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