Carl Wright (actor)

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Carl Wright
Born February 2, 1932
Orlando, Florida, U.S.
Died May 19, 2007(2007-05-19) (aged 75)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Tap dancer, actor, comedian

Carl Wright (February 2, 1932 – May 19, 2007) was an American tap dancer, actor, and comedian. He was known for his roles in Soul Food, Barbershop, and Big Momma's House.

For several years, Wright teamed up with Chicago radio legend Pervis Spann playing a misguided and mischievous reverend on his Chicago television show, "Blues and More".

Wright was born in Orlando, Florida on February 2, 1932. He toured as a tap dancer as a young man, and for a time performed as The Three-Leggers with a one-legged partner. Wright died of cancer at his home in Chicago.[1]

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  1. Associated Press (May 20, 2007). Dancer, Actor Carl Wright Dies at 75.

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