Who is Carol Sutton? Carol Sutton Bio/Wiki
Carol Sutton was an American theater, movie, and television star, best known for her roles in the movies Steel Magnolias, Monster’s Ball, and Ray. He was born on December 3, 1944, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Due to complications from COVID-19, Sutton died on December 10, 2020.
She was 76 years old.
The actress will be remembered most for starring as Nurse Pam in the Steel Magnolias of 1989, but her lengthy filmography includes roles in the Monster’s Ball of 2001, the 2010 film The Aid, and The Last Exorcism of 2011.
Sutton dedicated much of her career to the theatre and worked in her hometown as an acting teacher as well.
In American film and television, she documented a significant number of supporting roles, taking part in productions such as The Pelican Brief, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh, American Horror Story: Coven, Real Detective, Abduction, The Last Exorcism, and Killer Joe.
Sutton received a Lifetime Achievement Award from New Orleans in 2012.
Her death was confirmed by Mayor LaToya Cantrell of New Orleans, who said the actor died due to coronavirus complications on Friday, December 10.
Mayor LaToya Cantrell tweeted, “Carol Sutton was practically the Queen of New Orleans theater, having graced the stages across the city for decades. The world may recognize her from her performances in movies and on TV — whether it’s “Treme” or “Claws,” or “Runaway Jury” or “Queen Sugar” –⤵️”
Carol Sutton was practically the Queen of New Orleans theater, having graced the stages across the city for decades. The world may recognize her from her performances in movies and on TV — whether it’s “Treme” or “Claws,” or “Runaway Jury” or “Queen Sugar” –⤵️ pic.twitter.com/ODsTh9PrTg
— Mayor LaToya Cantrell (@mayorcantrell) December 11, 2020
One of the first professional shows I did outside of Dillard was directed by Carol Sutton, always “Miss Carol” to me, she’s such a big part of my acting journey. She and Sherri get to lead a big ol Second Line on the other side. Love to you both. 💔🕊#Ancestors pic.twitter.com/u4dRBvWtuD
— NinaDomingueGlover (@RealNinaDGlo) December 11, 2020
Our dear friend & client Carol Sutton passed away on December 10, 2020. She was an incredible person & will be greatly missed in the acting community. Her legacy will remain for years to come. We feel honored to have known and represented Carol & will miss her terribly! pic.twitter.com/nbYszvO3ej
— People Store (@People_Store) December 12, 2020
— Rayceen Pendarvis, HRH 👑 (@RayceenHRH) December 13, 2020
I love you and miss you already, Carol Sutton. Thank you for the privilege of being your agent when I was an agent in New Orleans. Thank you for greatest honor of being my friend.💔💐🌟 pic.twitter.com/fO5B7YYdI3
— Focused Artists (@FocusedArtists) December 12, 2020
— Stan Shaw (@StanShaw1) December 12, 2020
Actress Carol Sutton, second from left, in 1972. pic.twitter.com/oqYsceoGgy
— James the writer/actor/communications professional (@jameskarst) December 11, 2020
#CarolSutton was an extremely beautiful, talented & gifted actress w a golden heart. She PLAYED MY MOM in (#GreysonFamilyChristmas) My heart’s broken, covid is deadly real! Love the ppl God has given you. You’ll never know, when He may take them back! #TooMuch #RIPMOM #WearAMask pic.twitter.com/JEf7134rNZ
— Stan Shaw (@StanShaw1) December 11, 2020