Terrence C. Carson

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Terrence C. Carson
BornTerrence Connor Carson
(1958-11-19) November 19, 1958 (age 55)
Chicago, Illinois
Other namesT. C. Carson
Years active1993 – present
 
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Terrence C. Carson
BornTerrence Connor Carson
(1958-11-19) November 19, 1958 (age 55)
Chicago, Illinois
Other namesT. C. Carson
Years active1993 – present

Terrence C. Carson (born November 19, 1958) is an American singer and stage, voice, and television actor. He is best known for portraying Kyle Barker on the FOX sitcom Living Single and Star Wars: The Clone Wars as the voice double for Samuel L. Jackson. He is also known for voicing Kratos in the iconic God of War video game series. He has most recently starred as one of the mall carolers in a Marshalls/T.J. Maxx commercial.

Life and career[edit]

Carson was born in Chicago, Illinois.[1] He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and in 1981 became a member of the Iota Phi Theta fraternity.[2]

He started performing in plays and musicals such as The Wiz, Dreamgirls, and Ain't Misbehavin'. He starred in the films Livin' Large and Firehawk before landing the role of Kyle Barker on the sitcom Living Single. Carson reprised his role of Kyle Barker, along with Living Single costar Erika Alexander, on show Half & Half. He provided the voice of Samuel (Charlie's father) in the PBS Kids animated series Clifford the Big Red Dog. As a voice actor, he portrayed Mace Windu in the animated series Star Wars: Clone Wars; he reprised his role as Mace Windu in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars series. He appeared as Eddie Carson, a cook aboard a World War II submarine in U-571, and Route 23 survivor & schoolteacher Eugene Dix in Final Destination 2 (2003). He has provided the male voice of Guillo in the Gamecube RPG Baten Kaitos Origins and the voice of Kratos, the main character of the God of War video game series. He has also provided Kratos's voice where Kratos is a downloadable character in Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds and a guest character in Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny, Mortal Kombat, and PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. He is also the voice of Touchstone in the PSP shooter Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror.

His voice is featured on The Bible Experience. In 2002, Carson released a Jazz/Funk CD called "Truth".

Discography[edit]

Albums

Roles[edit]

Television[edit]

Video games[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ T. C. Carson Biography (1958-)
  2. ^ Ross, Jr., Lawrence C. (2001), The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities, Kensington, p. 315, ISBN 0-7582-0270-9 
  3. ^ Krome Studios (October 6, 2009). "Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes". LucasArts. Scene: Closing credits, 2:30 in, Voice Talent. 

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