Norman Carter is a Virginian native, now residing in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, with his wife Debra. They have a daughter, Megan, and two grand children, Jonathan and Zaya. He studied art at York Academy of Arts, Shaw University (where he majored in art and theatre), Virginia Commonwealth University, and Cape Cod School of Arts. Norman has acted on minor roles in a TV series titled Moving On, starring Claude Akins and Moses Gunn. He had a minor role in the big screen classic Witness, in which he acted beside Danny Glover and Harrison Ford. He is a retired Associate Professor from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology where he taught masonry construction. Since retirement, he has returned to his first love: the arts (specifically, theatre, painting, and writing).