Jack Carter

Comedian + Voice Actor + Headliner
Born Jun 24, 1923

Jack Chakrin, known by his professional name of Jack Carter, is a Jewish-American comedian, actor and host. Brooklyn-born Carter had a long-running comedy act similar to fellow rapid-paced contemporaries Milton Berle and Morey Amsterdam. Carter is, arguably, the most prolific stand-up comedian in television history. Carter was the host of an early television variety program called Cavalcade of Stars on the Dumont Network.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jack Carter.


1923 Birth Born on June 24, 1923.


1956 33 Years Old His only major Broadway appearance was opposite Sammy Davis, Jr. in the 1956 musical Mr. Wonderful. … Read More


1964 41 Years Old He played himself as host of a hotel talent show in the 1964 Elvis Presley movie, Viva Las Vegas and voiced the aging cartoon producer Wilbur Cobb on The Ren and Stimpy Show. … Read More


2009 86 Years Old In 2009, Carter appeared on Monk, Desperate Housewives, and the movie The Great Buck Howard.
2010 87 Years Old He also appeared in the iCarly episodes, "iGot a Hot Room" and "iStart a Fan War" in 2010. … Read More
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