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Thomas Carter is a Actor, Director and Executive Producer American born on 17 july 1953 at Austin (USA)

Thomas Carter

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Birth name Thomas Colbert Carter
Nationality USA
Birth 17 july 1953 (66 years) at Austin (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Thomas Colbert Carter (born July 17, 1953) is an American film and television director known for Swing Kids, Save the Last Dance with Julia Stiles, and Coach Carter with Samuel L. Jackson.

As an actor, Carter is probably best known for his work on the television series The White Shadow, playing James "Hollywood" Hayward, a high school basketball star with a high IQ.

Biography

Thomas Carter was born July 17, 1953 in Austin, Texas. After high school graduation Carter would enroll and attend Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre in 1974. Following his educational career, in 1992 Carter was presented with the “Distinguished Alumnus Award” from Texas State University.

Best films

Save the Last Dance (2001)
(Director)
Coach Carter (2005)
(Director)

Usually with

Debbi Morgan
Debbi Morgan
(2 films)
Ray Baker
Ray Baker
(1 films)
Tanee McCall
Tanee McCall
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Thomas Carter (10 films)

Display filmography as list

Actor

Whose Life Is It Anyway?, 1h59
Directed by John Badham
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about euthanasia, Medical-themed films, Films about suicide, Théâtre, Films about disabilities, Films based on plays
Actors Richard Dreyfuss, John Cassavetes, Christine Lahti, Bob Balaban, Mel Stewart, Thomas Carter
Roles John
Rating72% 3.6463.6463.6463.6463.646
After a car accident, sculptor Ken Harrison becomes a quadriplegic who sues for the right to end his life, no longer able to create art, make love or have any semblance of a normal existence. He hires a lawyer (Bob Balaban) who, reluctantly at first, represents Harrison while knowing that he is trying to win his client a death sentence.

Director

When the Game Stands Tall, 1h55
Directed by Thomas Carter
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion, Sports films, American football films
Actors Jim Caviezel, Laura Dern, Michael Chiklis, Alexander Ludwig, Clancy Brown, Stephan James
Rating66% 3.349093.349093.349093.349093.34909
Bob Ladouceur, the coach of the De La Salle Spartans, watches his team win the championship of their undefeated 2003 season. Following tradition, the seniors share their stories about what the team means to them. The juniors, including Ladouceur's son Danny, celebrate with team captain Chris Ryan who has a chance of breaking the California state record for the highest career number of touchdowns. During an argument about whether to accept a coaching offer at the college level, Ladouceur's wife Beverly tells him that he does not spend enough time with his family. A division meeting between coaches arranges to have De La Salle play against Long Beach Polytechnic High School, a team with a similar reputation.
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, 1h26
Directed by Thomas Carter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about religion
Actors Cuba Gooding Jr., Kimberly Elise, Aunjanue Ellis, Gus Hoffman, Maestro Harrell, Olivia Dutron
Rating77% 3.895933.895933.895933.895933.89593
In 1987, Dr. Ben Carson (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) travels to Germany to meet a couple, Peter and Augusta Rausch, who have twins conjoined at the back of their heads. Dr. Carson believes he might be able to successfully separate them, but realizes that he also risks losing one or both of them. After explaining the risk, and despite that fact, Ben agrees to operate.
Coach Carter, 2h16
Directed by Thomas Carter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about education, Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Basketball films, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti, Rob Brown, Robert Ri'chard, Nana Gbewonyo, Rick Gonzalez
Rating73% 3.6503653.6503653.6503653.6503653.650365
Coach Ken Carter takes over the head coaching job for the basketball team at his old high school Richmond, having played on the team himself and earning records. Carter quickly sees that the athletes are rude and disrespectful, and are in need of discipline. He hands the players individual contracts, instructing them to attend all of their classes, wear dress shirts and ties on game days, refer to everyone (players and coach alike) as "sir", and maintain a minimum 2.3 (C+) grade point average, among other requirements. Carter also asks the school staff for progress reports on the players' grades and attendance. He teaches them to play a disciplined brand of basketball.
Save the Last Dance, 1h52
Directed by Thomas Carter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Films about racism, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington, Terry Kinney, Fredro Starr, Bianca Lawson
Rating62% 3.101893.101893.101893.101893.10189
Sara Johnson, a promising dancer in high school, hopes to be admitted to study at Juilliard School and invites her mother to attend the audition. She fails the audition and soon thereafter learns that her mother has been involved in a fatal car accident in her haste to get to the audition.
Metro
Metro (1997)
, 1h57
Directed by Thomas Carter
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Eddie Murphy, Michael Wincott, Donal Logue, Kim Miyori, Michael Rapaport, Art Evans
Rating55% 2.75032.75032.75032.75032.7503
Scott Roper (Eddie Murphy) is the best hostage negotiator in San Francisco. His girlfriend Veronica "Ronnie" Tate (Carmen Ejogo) is a newspaper reporter.
Swing Kids
Swing Kids (1993)
, 1h54
Directed by Thomas Carter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Musical theatre, Historical, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Films about religion, Jazz films, Musical films, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Robert Sean Leonard, Christian Bale, Frank Whaley, Barbara Hershey, Kenneth Branagh, Tushka Bergen
Rating67% 3.3996353.3996353.3996353.3996353.399635
In 1939 Hamburg, Peter Müller and Thomas Berger join their friends Arvid and Otto at a swing club called The Bismarck. They have a good time, dancing and enjoying the music.

Producer

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, 1h26
Directed by Thomas Carter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about religion
Actors Cuba Gooding Jr., Kimberly Elise, Aunjanue Ellis, Gus Hoffman, Maestro Harrell, Olivia Dutron
Roles Executive producer
Rating77% 3.895933.895933.895933.895933.89593
In 1987, Dr. Ben Carson (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) travels to Germany to meet a couple, Peter and Augusta Rausch, who have twins conjoined at the back of their heads. Dr. Carson believes he might be able to successfully separate them, but realizes that he also risks losing one or both of them. After explaining the risk, and despite that fact, Ben agrees to operate.
Coach Carter, 2h16
Directed by Thomas Carter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about education, Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Basketball films, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti, Rob Brown, Robert Ri'chard, Nana Gbewonyo, Rick Gonzalez
Roles Executive Producer
Rating73% 3.6503653.6503653.6503653.6503653.650365
Coach Ken Carter takes over the head coaching job for the basketball team at his old high school Richmond, having played on the team himself and earning records. Carter quickly sees that the athletes are rude and disrespectful, and are in need of discipline. He hands the players individual contracts, instructing them to attend all of their classes, wear dress shirts and ties on game days, refer to everyone (players and coach alike) as "sir", and maintain a minimum 2.3 (C+) grade point average, among other requirements. Carter also asks the school staff for progress reports on the players' grades and attendance. He teaches them to play a disciplined brand of basketball.