Carl Wright

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Birthday
2, 1932
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
May 19, 2007 (75)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1932
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
May 19, 2007 (75)

About

Notable for his roles in comedy films such as Big Momma's House (as Ben Rawley), Barbershop (as Checkers Fred), and The Cookout (as Grandpa), Wright is also well known for his appearances on the television comedy series Blues and More.

Before Fame

Before beginning his acting career, he toured with a tap-dancing act called "The Three-Leggers."

Trivia

He appeared in a 1998 episode of the fantasy series Early Edition.

Family Life

He spent his early years in Orlando, Florida, and later settled in Chicago, Illinois.

Associated With

He made his movie debut opposite Vanessa Williams and Vivica A. Fox in the 1997 feature film Soul Food.

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