Brian J Carter

Biography

RECENT BOOKINGS: OCEAN’S EIGHT, GOTHAM, CLUE

Brian J. Carter first fell in love with acting when he played Johnny Appleseed on a small stage in rural Ridgeway, VA at the age of seven. Many years later he has become a familiar face to TV, film, and New York area theatre audiences., Brian has appeared on some New York’s most iconic television dramas including; THE BLACKLIST; BLUE BLOODS; THE AMERICANS; JESSICA JONES; GOTHAM, PERSON OF INTEREST and of course both LAW & ORDER: SVU and LAW & ORDER.  He never lost his love of making peoples laugh from his Johnny Appleseed days and has appeared on TV comedies including UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT, VEEP and DEADBEAT.

His most recent appearance in film was in OCEAN’S EIGHT (directed by Gary Ross and opposite Sandra Bullock). Other film credits include LOSERVILLE (opposite Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Matt McGorry and Darby Stanchfield), THE FAMILY FANG (directed by Jason Bateman), SEX, DEATH, AND BOWLING (directed Ally Walker), THE PREPPIE CONNECTION  (opposite Thomas Mann), IN STEREO and SANTA CON  (directed by Melissa Joan Hart).

His stage career launched with the original production of the Pulitzer Prize©-winning Off-Broadway hit WIT at both MCC Theater and the Union Square Theater, which remains one of the most critically acclaimed productions in Off-Broadway history.  Most recently on stage, he delighted audiences at the Cape Playhouse as Mr. Green in the well-received, knee-slapping comedy CLUE. Other stage credits include VIGIL at the DR2; THE COLLABORATORS (United States premiere) THE PRESIDENT and NOON DIVIDE both at Storm Theatre; VAST MACHINE at Axis Theatre; BROKEN FENCES at Ballybeg Theatre; WANING MOON OVER BENSONHURST at MCC Theater; IN THE SHADOW OF THE GLEN and THE DYBBUK both at Marvell Rep; and WHY BOTHER and YEARS MAY GO BY at Paradise Factory. He has worked at many acclaimed regional theaters including Westport Country Playhouse, Cleveland Play House, Bucks County Playhouse, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Virginia Shakespeare Festival.