Dorothy Carter

Dorothy Carter

Performer

Dorothy Ateca Carter, an African-American stage actress who starred in three pre-Civil Rights-era plays, including a Broadway adaptation of the novel "Strange Fruit," about an interracial relationship, died Sept. 14 2012 in New York City following a fight with bladder cancer. She was 94.

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  • Born: 1917 in Kissimmee, FL
  • Death: Sep 14, 2012 in New York, NY

Roles (3)

Take a Giant Step Playbill - Oct 1953 Take a Giant Step (1953)
Opened Sep 24, 1953
  • as Christine (Original)
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Production Placeholder Walk Hard (1946)
Opened Mar 27, 1946
  • as Ruth Lawson (Original)
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Strange Fruit Playbill - Dec 1945 Strange Fruit (1945)
Opened Nov 29, 1945
  • as Bess Anderson (Original)
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