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Nell Carter...May you R.I.P.

January 23rd, 2003

Actress and singer Nell Carter died today from complications of diabetes. Carter, who was only 54, was known for her splendid performances on Broadway, including Ain't Misbehavin' in 1978, which she won a Tony for, and the TV adaptation, which garnered her an Emmy. Her most famous role was on the 1980's sitcom, Gimme a Break!.

Carter underwent brain surgery to remove an aneurysm in 1992 and made a complete recovery throughout the 90s. Carter will always be remembered for her lovable self and is survived by her 13-year old sons.

Matthew Dalton

Source: Internet Movie Database