Nell Ruth Hardy, professionally known as Nell Carter (September 13, 1948 January 23, 2003) was an award-winning American actress and singer. She was best known for being a part of the original cast of Aint Misbehavin as well as starring in the sitcom Gimme a Break!.
- Aint Misbehavin: Herself (won a Tony award for her role, and an Emmy for the television version of the show)
- Annie (1997 revival): Miss Hannigan
- South Pacific (2001)
- The Vagina Monologues (2001)
- Hair (1979) - "Ain't Got No/ White Boys"
- Modern Problems (1981) - Dorita
- Bébé's Kids (1992) - Vivian, voice
- Ryan's Hope (19781979) - Ethel Green, 11 episodes
- The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (19801981) - Sgt. Hildy Jones
- Gimme a Break! (19811987) - Nellie "Nell" Harper
- You Take The Kids (19901991) - Nell Kirkland
- Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (19931995) - P.J. Moore
- Spider-Man: The Animated Series (19951997) - Glory Grant, voice