Jim Carter Overview

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Born: August 19, 1948

Born in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, actor Jim Carter is best known for his role as the head butler, Carson, on the long-running hit British TV series, Downton Abbey. However, before he became known to audiences around the world as Carson, he was familiar to the British public from his roles in numerous TV shows and movies. He first studied law at the University of Sussex, where he was quickly bitten by the acting bug when he took part in a play. He dropped out of university after only two... See All


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