Michael Carter Movies and Career Information
Jun 29, 1947
Michael Carter (born Dumfries 29 June 1947) is a Scottish actor of film, stage and television. He was born and brought up in Dumfries, Scotland. Carter was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London. He made his film debut in An American Werewolf in London in 1981, although he is probably best known for his portrayal of Bib Fortuna in Return of the Jedi. Carter also played Radu Molasar in Michael Mann's cult horror movie The Keep. He has been in several other films including A Christmas Carol as the ghost of Christmas yet to come. Onstage Carter has appeared at the National Theatre, the West End and on Broadway with Dustin Hoffman. He co-wrote the film "One Man's War" which starred Anthony Hopkins. He has made many appearances on television including both series of Rebus with both John Hannah and Ken Bolt, and Taggart. He also starred as the husband of Brenda Fricker and Josette Simon in the 1992 TV mini-series Seekers and as Tulloch the head of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in Thames TV's seven part series "Call Red". Carter created the role of Douglas Raeburn in twenty two episodes of BBC Scotland's "Two Thousand Acres of Sky".