Jack Carter
Jack Carter
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.
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Ask Matt: Eureka, Dallas, Falling Skies, True Blood, Damages
Seattle Pi - over 4 years
Ask Matt: Eureka, Dallas, Falling Skies, True Blood, Damages Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2012 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 07:44 a.m., Monday, July 16, 2012 With all the hoopla around the finale of The Closer and the buzz about new and returning summer shows, the final episode of this quirky and creative Syfy gem will probably go unnoticed by most. Over the years it's become one of my favorites, serving up some high concept sci-fi stories with a healthy dose of humor and heart. Thank YOU for setting me up so nicely to salute a show that has brought me quite a bit of pleasure these last few years, one of the more successful blends of inventive fantasy and clever-to-slapsticky comedy, with an endearing lead performance by Colin Ferguson as long-suffering Sheriff Jack Carter (heading a very appealing ensemble). Tonight's finale ...
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“New Girl” — Backslide episode review
Blast Magazine - almost 5 years
Schmidt (Max Greenfield) and Cece (Hannah Simone) share a tender moment at a nursing home. 4 out of 5 stars The “backslide” is a classic concept. When people’s loneliness gets the best of them they begin to regress. Some make late night calls to their most recent exes (or the abominable “drunk text”), or they might stoop so low as to booty call an even older ex who they can count on to fill their vulnerable void. Jess’ slip down the regretful slide begins whimsically with her sulking in bed to Joni Mitchell’s “The River.” Schmidt, Winston and Cece all try to gingerly lift her sprits for the selfish reason that they don’t want to hear the GD song anymore. When Cece finally does get rid of her funk, Nick and Caroline protest when she cuts the music since Caroline just developed a kooky dance routine ripe with white-girl crumping* and pathetic Nick beat-boxing. It’s a quiet triumph of a cold open—not burst-out-laughing, but a delightful way to set the tone of shame that will ensu ...
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Sudbury Little League AAA Roundup
Sudbury Patch - almost 5 years
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following was submitted by Maria Fraser, media coordinator for Sudbury AAA Little League) Week #1 (Sunday 4/21 to Saturday 4/28) Monday April 23 Blue Jays 14 vs. White Sox 13 Brewers vs. Rangers (rained out) Braves vs. Orioles (rained out) Tuesday April 24 Pirates 10, Diamondbacks 7 The Pirates and the Diamondbacks opened up the season with the Pirates scoring 6 runs in the top of the 5th to come away with the victory. The Pirates had strong pitching from Charlie Murphy, Ryan Cullen, Jack Garrity, Ethan Webber and Andrew Cahill. A strong effort on offense by Jake Leverone, Jason Lyions and Jack Garrity provided timely hitting and scoring for the Pirates The Diamondbacks’ pitching was led by Jimmy O'Connor (2 2/3 IP, 7 Ks, Lucas Allen (1 1/3 IP, 3 Ks) and Jack MacLean (1 IP, 1 k). Luke Furman made a nice defensive play in the infield to record an out. Ben Ohler (triple), O'Connor (double) and Brendan Meehan provided the offense for the Diamondbacks.    ...
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Colin Ferguson Previews the Final Season of Syfy's Eureka
Seattle Pi - almost 5 years
Colin Ferguson Previews the Final Season of Syfy's Eureka Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2012 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 07:31 a.m., Monday, April 16, 2012 Eureka is back for its fifth and final season Monday (9/8c, Syfy) with a humdinger of an episode that has the starship Astraeus landing safely on Earth after its unplanned launch. [...] the crew members weren't in outer space for only a few hours like they thought - they were out there for four years! [...] the folks back home have moved on with their lives. [...] sinister forces are now in charge of Global Dynamics. TV Guide Magazine spoke with Colin Ferguson - aka Sheriff Jack Carter - about these wild developments, the show's surprise demise, and what's in store for the series finale. It's all about the trick of being human in a world where you can replicate everything ...
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Films To Watch Before You Die #81 - Get Carter (1971)
Flickering Myth - almost 5 years
D.J. Haza presents the next entry in his series of films to watch before you die... Get Carter, 1971. Directed by Mike Hodges. Starring Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, John Osborne, and Britt Ekland. Get Carter is a classic British gangster film that sees Jack Carter (Caine) arrive in Northern England with questions about the recent and supposedly accidental death of his brother. Suspecting that foul play was involved in the accident, Carter investigates and interrogates with vengeance on his mind. As Carter makes his way through the criminal underworld of Newcastle and the surrounding areas he rubs up the local crooks the wrong way and finds himself the subject of more violence. Carter must work out who is telling the truth and who is trying to throw him off the track as he pieces together the clues to find the person behind his brother’s death. The film is based upon Ted Lewis’ novel Jack Returns Home and producer Michael Klinger bought the rights and enlisted the services of Mi ...
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Cerebral Palsy Patient to Debut New Show on Oprah Winfrey Network
Seedol - about 5 years
After gaining Internet fame for an audition video posted as part of a reality show contest led by television diva Oprah Winfrey, wheelchair-bound cerebral palsy survivor Zach Anner will star in his own show documenting his travels and exploits around the world. The show, titled “Rollin’ with Zach,” will premiere December 12 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and hopes to raise awareness regarding cerebral palsy while also showing that those afflicted with it are able to lead productive and exciting lives. Anner was something of an Internet star before he submitted an audition video to “Your OWN Show: Oprah’s Search for the Next TV Star,” a reality show that promised to give its winner a deal to create an original series on OWN. Some 15,000 auditions were submitted for the reality series. Anner was one of two contestants chosen to create their own show. “Rollin’ with Zach” is a travel show where Anner “explores the country, meets new people, indulges in his favorite treats, and attempt ...
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Jack Carter killer is jailed
Mirfield Reporter - about 5 years
A MAN has been jailed for killing a man in a street attack.
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JP DEVINE: Jerry Lewis takes a bow - Morning Sentinel
Google News - over 5 years
The fabulous Buddy Hackett was one of those, as was Jack Carter, Red Buttons and the iconic Milton Berle, a pantheon of famous names most of you know. The era of the great clowns has ended now with Jerry's departure from the limelight
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Gallery Owner Convicted of $300000 Fraud - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Sarasota Detective Jack Carter with the economic crimes section of the criminal investigations divison was the lead investigator. Interested in a follow-up to this article? Great, we'll send you an email as soon as a follow-up is published!
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Chevy marks centennial - Calgary Herald
Google News - over 5 years
"I had my 1961 Corvette sitting in the showroom recently," says Jay McKeen, dealer principal at Jack Carter Chevrolet Cadillac. "Everyone was admiring the car, and I remarked, 'This is why they write songs about Chevrolet, and not Hyundai'
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Viewfinder: Housing for All Wins Toyota Competition - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Hyannis Toyota owner Jack Carter presented a brand new van to Housing for All as a prize for winning the "100 Cars for Good" competition. By Jennifer Simckowitz Paul and Carolyn Hebert, Pastor John Terry, Hiedi Roberts, Jack Carter, Karen Graveline,
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For the record - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
Jack Carter: The Classic Hollywood column about Jack Carter in the Aug. 15 Calendar section referred to the TV series "iCarly" as appearing on the Disney Channel. It airs on Nickelodeon. Vic Dunlop: The obituary of comedian Vic Dunlop in the Aug
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Classic Hollywood: Jack Carter going strong after 60-plus years - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
Veteran comedian and actor Jack Carter, 88. (Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times / August 15, 2011) By Susan King, Los Angeles Times Younger audiences probably know Jack Carter best for his guest starring roles on everything from "Desperate
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Taking Charge: Interview With Eureka's Erica Cerra - The Morton Report
Google News - over 5 years
Unfortunately for her, the job went to ex-US Marshal Jack Carter. Despite her disappointment, the no-nonsense Jo carried on, and she and Carter eventually became quite the dynamic duo of crime fighting. On the romance front, Jo became involved with
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Judge orders Patel's Motel closed until owners remedy problems - Fayetteville Observer
Google News - over 5 years
Jack Carter, a lawyer for the motel operators, say the Patel family will be able to meet the conditions Tally set by early next week and remain open. Meanwhile, the city has issued a misdemeanor charge accusing the motel's owner, Prakash Patel,
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Higgs Field Makes a Cameo on 'Eureka' - Discovery News
Google News - over 5 years
Sheriff Jack Carter (Colin Ferguson) is thrilled at the prospect of investigating a good old-fashioned bank robbery in the most recent episode of SyFy's Eureka that aired Monday night. Alas, this being Eureka, his euphoria is short lived
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Sheriff's Department: Interview With Eureka's Colin Ferguson - The Morton Report
Google News - over 5 years
Former US Marshall Jack Carter had no idea just how much his life would forever change when, five years ago, he and his teenage daughter Zoe stumbled upon the little town of Eureka. This hotbed of advanced scientific
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Comedy on the Edge - Laughlin Entertainer
Google News - over 5 years
I liked guys like Shecky Green, Jan Murray and Jack Carter. I joined the Friars' Club just to hang with these guys. I also liked Steve Martin, George Carlin and Richard Pryor because they broke the mold. O'Rourke: It's between PG 13 and R. There's
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TV Review: Fan Favorites 'Eureka,' 'Warehouse 13' Anchor SyFy Line-up - HollywoodChicago.com
Google News - over 5 years
Last season, the core characters — Sheriff Jack Carter (Colin Ferguson), Allison Blake (Salli Richardson-Whitfield), Henry Deacon (Joe Morton), Jo Lupo (Erica Cerra), and Douglas Fargo (Neil Grayston) — saw their lives turned upside-down after a bit
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jack Carter
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 86
    He also appeared in the iCarly episodes, "iGot a Hot Room" and "iStart a Fan War" in 2010.
    More Details Hide Details He can be seen in the Showtime series Shameless as Stan, the racist old bar owner. Latest work include a cameo on New Girl and a voice on Family Guy.
  • 2009
    Age 85
    In 2009, Carter appeared on Monk, Desperate Housewives, and the movie The Great Buck Howard.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1964
    Age 40
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He was cast as Arthur Spooner in the pilot episode of the CBS sitcom The King of Queens, but was replaced by Jerry Stiller before the series started regular production. Now in his late 80s, he is still performing on television.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1956
    Age 32
    His only major Broadway appearance was opposite Sammy Davis, Jr. in the 1956 musical Mr. Wonderful.
    More Details Hide Details He had previously replaced Phil Silvers in the Broadway show Top Banana. He was a frequent guest on The Ed Sullivan Show during the 1960s and early 1970s, and could do a fair Sullivan impression. He appeared as himself (along with his first wife Paula Stewart) in the comedy series The Joey Bishop Show. In the late 1960s, he was the host of a game show pilot called Second Guessers. The pilot did not sell. He was also a frequent panelist on the television game show Match Game during the 1973-74 season and again during the early 1980s. He has also made appearances on television shows, including Diagnosis: Unknown, The Dick Van Dyke Show, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Rockford Files, 7th Heaven, The Road West, Sanford and Son, and Tattletales, with his third wife Roxanne.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1923
    Born
    Born on June 24, 1923.
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