T. K. Carter
T.K. Carter

T.K. Carter makes a guest appearance as Richard in the episode titled "The Homecoming: Part Two" in Season 5.

Personal Information
Gender: Male
Birthname Thomas Kent Carter
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S>
Years active: 1976–2007
Character information
Appeared on: The Jeffersons
Episodes appeared in: "The Homecoming, Part Two" (Season 5)
Character played: Richard, the Help Center shoplifter
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Thomas Kent "T. K." Carter (born December 18, 1956)[1][2] appeared as Richard, the Help Center shoplifter in the Season 5 episode of The Jeffersons titled "The Homecoming, Part Two".

In movies, T.K. is mostly known for his many comedic performances, such as the street-smart Chester in Seems Like Old Times and the karaoke-singing Iceman in Ski Patrol. He is also known for playing slightly nervous characters, such as the rollerskating chef Nauls in John Carpenter's The Thing, as well as the unfortunate U.S. National Guard, Cribbs, in director Walter Hill's Southern Comfort.

On TV, he is known for playing Michael "Mike" Fulton, an elementary schoolteacher, on the NBC series Punky Brewster and Mylo Williams on the Disney Channel series Good Morning, Miss Bliss as a supervisor. Also well known for playing the role of drug addicted Gary McCullough in the HBO miniseries The Corner.[3] His TV acting debut was on an episode of Police Woman. Carter also made appearances on Good Times, The Steve Harvey Show, A Different World, and in the television film Polly.


  1. T.K. Carter. FilmBug. Retrieved on 18 July 2012.
  2. T.K. Carter. Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved on 18 July 2012.
  3. T. K. Carter bio at Yahoo Movies. Access date 18 July 2012

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