Jim Carter Get to know the 71-year old actor Jim Carter, before he got famous (e.g. Downton Abbey). IMDB reports The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) was Jim Carter's first TV appearance in 1982. In 1980 he starred as Cliff Ryan in his first movie Fox (TV Series) . BirthdayAugust 19, 1948NationalityEnglishName in PassportJames Edward CarterDebut Fox (TV Series) (1980)EthnicityEnglish (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)WhiteSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHis home town is Harrogate, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He is of English ethnicity. Jim Carter was born on August 19, 1948 on a Thursday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes High school: Ashville College, HarrogateUniversity/College: University of Sussex for LawYounger Photos Credit: Pinterest.com Photo of First movie or tv show debut Fox (TV Series) Character: Cliff Ryan| Date: 1980Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Jim Carter in The Alan Titchmarsh Show 2010.10.13 Most popular video on Youtube Black Beauty (1994) Official Trailer - Sean Bean, Jim Carter Horse Movie HD Views: 208.526 Share your real life experiences with Jim Carter here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is he not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!