Nell Carter’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

January 23, 2003

Age of Death

54 years

Cause of Death



Stage Actress

The stage actress Nell Carter died at the age of 54. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actress and singer who won a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for her role in the Broadway musical Ain’t Misbehavin. She also received two Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations for her starring role on NBC’s Gimme a Break!

She was married to George Krynicki from 1982 until 1992. Subsequently, she married Roger Larocque in 1992 for a year. She had three children: a daughter named Tracey, and sons Joshua and Daniel who were adopted. 



“No one teaches you how to be graceful.” (Nell Carter)


“I wish that people could understand that people need to laugh. They need to sing. They need to create their own joie de vivre.” (Nell Carter)


“‘Gimme a Break’ ran for six years and gave me the kind of money and freedom that I’d dreamed would make me happy. It didn’t.” (Nell Carter)


“I was a weirdo to want to be in show business. Most kids wanted to be teachers or nurses.” (Nell Carter)


“When I first found out I had diabetes I denied it.” (Nell Carter)