Carol Speed was born in Bakersfield, California on March 14, 1945.
She enrolled in San Jose City College and later San Jose State University. She started teaching drama at San Jose City College. During the time she attended San Jose State, she co-hosted a talk radio show called "Face The Truth." She eventually left to attend The American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. She was the first black student to ever receive a scholarship.
Carol’s feature film and telefilm credits include “The Big Bird Cage,” “God Bless the Children,” “The New Centurions,” “The Girls of Huntington House,” “The Mack,” “Black Samson” and “Abby.”
Carol has guest starred in “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father,” “The Paul Lynde Show,” “Sanford & Son” and she had a recurring role in the daytime drama "Days Of Our Lives."
Carol's film credits include the following:
- Disco Godfather (1980)
- Abby (1974)
- Black Samson (1974)
- Dynamite Brothers (1974)
- Savage! (1973)
- The Mack (1973)
- Bummer! (1973)
- The Girls Of Huntington House (1973)(Tv Movie)
- The New Centurions (1972)
- The Big Bird Cage (1972)
- Getting Away From It All (1972)(Tv Movie)
- Children Of The Lotus Eater (1970)(Tv Movie)
Check out the following sites for additional information about Carol:
Carol Speed On Abby
Carol Speed Spot
Carol Speed@Internet Movie Database
Carol Speed's Official Web Den