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Ralph Carter as Michael Evans

Ralph Carter
Ralph Carter played the role of Michael, the youngest of the Evans' children, on the series.
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1961-05-30) May 30, 1961 (age 61)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Career/Family Information
Actor, Singer, entertainer
Character information
Appeared on: Good Times from Season 1-6
Character played: Michael Evans
All in series

Ralph Carter (born May 30, 1961) played the part of Michael Evans, the youngest of the Evans clan, on Good Times. Carter is best known for his work as a child and teenager, both in the Broadway musical Raisin (based on the Lorraine Hansberry drama A Raisin in the Sun) and as the character Michael Evans, the youngest member of the Evans family, on the 1970s sitcom Good Times. For his work in Raisin, Carter was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical). He has the distinction of having appeared in two Galt MacDermot flop musicals in the same season, Dude, for which he won the Drama Desk Award for Most Promising Performer, and Via Galactica.

Music career[]

In 1975, Carter recorded an album called When You're Young and in Love. The title song, along with another called "Extra, Extra" were hits at disco clubs and charted #10 and #12 respectively.[1]


  1. Joel Whitburn Hot Dance/Disco 1974-2003 Billboard.

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