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Thomas Carter

Thomas Carter

Thomas Carter is a three-time winner of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award. In 1998, he received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for producing Don King: Only in America, for HBO, which also earned him the George Foster Peabody Award. He received the Emmy twice for Best Director of a Dramatic Series for episodes of Equal Justice, a series he co-created and executive produced. He has also been the recipient of the prestigious Director's Guild of America Award.

Mr. Carter is well known for setting the directorial and visual styles for many distinguished television pilots, including Miami Vice, St. Elsewhere and Equal Justice. In 1993, Mr. Carter directed his first feature film Swing Kids, for Hollywood Pictures, and in 1997, he directed the action/suspense film Metro, starring Eddie Murphy, for Touchstone Pictures. In 2001, Mr. Carter directed the hugely successful Save the Last Dance, for Paramount Pictures.

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