Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Carters in:
 • Hillside Memorial Park
 • Culver City
 • Los Angeles County
 • California
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Nell Carter
Original name: Nell Ruth Hardy
Birth: Sep. 13, 1948
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 2003
Beverly Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Singer, Actress. She started out as a cabaret performer and later won a Tony Award in the musical revue "Aint Misbehavin'. She's continued a successful career in the theater, including a revival of "Annie," in which she won awards such as the Outer Circle Critics Award, the Obie, and the Drama Desk Award. Her TV career included recurring roles on the soap opera "Ryan's Hope" and the prime-time series "The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo" as police sergeant Hildy Jones. Her biggest TV hit was as Nell on the sitcom "Gimme a Break" (1981-1987). She had been suffering from diabetes for years. (bio by: John Sheets) 

Cause of death: Complications of heart disease and diabetes. 
Loving Mother And A Sparkling Jewel To Those Close Enough To Love Her
Hillside Memorial Park
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Acacia Gardens, Wall KK, Crypt 7040
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John Sheets
Record added: Jan 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7110853
Nell Carter
Added by: Curtis Jackson
Nell Carter
Added by: Kevin Mannara
Nell Carter
Added by: Chuck Kearns
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

May God's love and peace be upon your soul.
- Spiritlady
 Added: Oct. 22, 2017
missed always
- Brandy
 Added: Oct. 8, 2017
Happy Birthday, Nell! Thank you for being such an inspiration. Love you!
- Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 13, 2017
There are 1,535 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.4 after 355 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service