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Thomas Carter is a three- time winner of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award. In 1998 Carter received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for producing Don King: Only in America. 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 been nominated for the Emmy Award six times. He has also been the recipient of the prestigious Director's Guild of American Award.

In 1995 he produced and directed the critically acclaimed series Under One Roof starring James Earl Jones for CBS. Carter is also well-known for setting the directorial and visual styles for many distinguished television pilots, including Miami Vice, St. Elsewhere, A Year in the Life, Midnight Caller and Equal Justice.

Carter received the George Foster Peabody Award for Don King: Only in America, a film he produced in partnership with HBO Pictures. Recently, Carter has executive produced Trapped in Purple Haze (starring JoBeth Williams and Jonathan Jackson) which aired on ABC in April 2000.

In 1993 Carter directed his first feature film, Swing Kids. for Hollywood Pictures. In 1997, he directed the action/suspense film Metro, starring Eddie Murphy for Touchstone Pictures.

updated 21-Aug-2002