Thelma Carpenter

Jan 15, 1922

Bio: Thelma Carpenter is best known as a jazz singer and a Broadway performer, but she has also acted in a handful of feature films, beginning with The Devil's Daughter (1972). Her best-known film role was that of Miss One in Sidney Lumet's overblown musical The Wiz (1978). The Brooklyn-born Carpenter began her career singing on radio station WNYC when she was 11. As a… More


Thelma Carpenter Videos

The Cotton Club
1 minutes 41 seconds
The Wiz
4 minutes 33 seconds

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