Birth Name: Jim Carter
Birth Place: Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, GB
Born Aug. 19, 1948 in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England, Carter originally intended to become a lawyer and made it as far as university before dropping out to join a fringe theater group, the Brighton Combination, which later became the London-based Albany in Deptford. While gaining invaluable professional experience, he made extra money teaching magic and juggling, while working up a cabaret act. As he furthered his acting career with an impressive variety of roles, Carter also took the time to attend an American circus school, where he learned multiple magic, acrobatic and performance tricks. Although he essayed many iconic roles on stage, his favorite came in a 1982 production of "Guys ...