1 win & 2 nominations.
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Ain't Got No / White Boys
(as Nell-Ruth Carter)
Won a 1978 Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical for "Ain't Misbehavin'."
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Nell Ruth Carter | Nell-Ruth Carter
4' 11" (1.5 m)
Did You Know?
When I was growing up, it was not something you aspired to. I was a weirdo to want to be in show business. Most kids wanted to be teachers or nurses.
Nell performed at an AIDS benefit in 1996, a tribute to actress Angela Lansbury
. Her brother, Bernard, died of AIDS in 1989.