Jason Carter (actor)

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Jason Carter
Jason Carter by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Jason Carter in 2013.
Born Jason Brian Carter
(1960-09-23) 23 September 1960 (age 58)
Ealing, London, England, UK
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Years active 1978–present
Spouse(s) Tara Carter
Children Benjamin Carter
Gabriel Carter
Madeline Carter

Jason Brian Carter (born 23 September 1960) is an English actor, best known for his role as Ranger Marcus Cole on the science fiction television series Babylon 5.

Born in Ealing, London and brought up in Gainsborough, a small market-town in Lincolnshire, Carter appeared on stage since he was a child. Advised to pursue a career in rubber technology, Carter opted instead for three years at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. In 1982, he landed his first television role on BBC2’s long-running Jackanory Playhouse (1965–1996) as Hawkwing.[1] He has appeared in numerous television series including Viper, Beverly Hills, 90210, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Charmed, Angel and Babylon 5.[2]

In 1988, he performed on London's West End (at the Phoenix Theatre, London) with James Wilby, Patrick Barlow, Sarah Berger, Paul Mooney and John Gordon Sinclair in The Common Pursuit a play by Simon Gray.[3]

He also played the hedgehog, Hans, in an episode of the television series The Storyteller in 1987.[4] In 2004, Carter also loaned his voice briefly to the James Bond video game GoldenEye: Rogue Agent, in the role of Bond.[5] He also appeared in the film The Duel as William.[6] He also appeared in Roots (2016 miniseries) as 'Viscount Shaw'.[7]


  • Demon Under Glass (2002) - Simon Molinar
  • The Final Curtain (2007) – Eamon,[8]
  • Vampire (2010) - Simon, a horror-thriller drama by Jon Cunningham


  1. ^ "1982-12-13". genome.ch.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  2. ^ Norman Chance Who Was Who on TV, Volume 1, p. 120, at Google Books
  3. ^ "The Common Pursuit". thisistheatre.com. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Jim Henson's The Storyteller Season 1 Episode 5 Hans My Hedgehog". tv.com. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  5. ^ "GOLDENEYE: ROGUE AGENT CREDITS". behindthevoiceactors.com. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  6. ^ Franklin, Mark. "The Duel (2016)". 2 April 2017. onceuponatimeinawestern.com. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  7. ^ Berman, Nat (21 June 2017). "Whatever Happened to the Cast of Babylon 5?". tvovermind.com. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  8. ^ André Loiselle, Jeremy Maron Stages of Reality: Theatricality in Cinema, p. 105, at Google Books

External links

  • Jason Carter on IMDb
  • Official Facebook Fan Page
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