Carl gave his voice in famous animated shows as a guest: In Batman Beyond, and in Superman.
Carl guest-starred on many famous series, such as: L.A. Law, ER, The West Wing, and Chicago Hope.
Carl's profesions: Freelance journalist, public relations executive with 3M Corporation, and a TV, film and theater actor.
Carl and his wife Vonetta McKee met on the set of Cagney & Lacey, his first starring role, and her guest role. They married in 1987, and even played a married couple in the movie To Sleep With Anger in 1990.
Carl and his wife Vonetta McKee have a son, Brandon Lumbly, born in 1988.
Carl is the son of two Jamaican immigrants parents.
Carl was born in Minnesota, USA.
Carl was nominated for 3 awards: Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries (in 1995) in CableACE Awards (for on Promised Land), Outstanding Lead Actor in a Television Movie or Mini-Series (in 1998) in Image Awards (for Buffalo Slodiers), and Best Actor (in 2004) in Black Reel Awards (for Sounder).
Carl's first notable TV appearance was on the series Cagney & Lacey as Detective Mark Petrie (from 1982 to 1988).
Carl graduated from the South High School in Minneapolis.
Carl is giving his voice to the action hero J'onn J'onzz/The Martian Manhunter, in the animated series Justice League.
Carl is about to star in the movie Nujoma: Where Others Wavered (based on an autobiography of Nujoma, first president of Namibia and former President of SWAPO) in 2006, in the leading role of Sam Nujoma, and alongside his friend Danny Glover.
Carl was starring as J.M. Hoagland in Just a Dream, a series directed by his friend Danny Glover.
Carl has recieved an Ace Award nominations for his roles on two Disney productions: Nightjohn, and On Promised Land.
Carl has got a NAACP Image Award nomination for the Buffalo Soldiers, a television movie where he played the role of Horse. He was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor Award.
Carl has met the actor Danny Glover when he moved to San Fransisco, and they both created the play Sizwe Bansi is Dead based on Athol Fugard's script. Later, they got to Los Angeles and created another play by Fugard, The Island.
Carl was making a story as a journalist on the Dudley Riggs' Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre, when he was cast to a play. He kept playing there for 2 years.
Carl started his career in Minnesota as a journalist, writing freelance articles for the Associated Press.
Carl has several hobbies: Running on the beach, playing basketball and practicing golf.
Carl is 6' 1" (1.85 m).
Carl was born on August 14, 1952.
Carl has married to Vonetta McGee on May 29, 1987. They have one child.