Carl Foreman, Jr. is an actor, writer and comedian, based now in Los Angeles after establishing his career in New York City. Raised in Baltimore, MD, Carl missed the memo sent to all the other Baltimore actors and never appeared on The Wire.
Carl has appeared on television (Search Party, Jon Glaser Loves Gear, The Following), in national commercials, regional theatre (American Repertory Theatre), and in viral online sketches (CollegeHumor, Funny or Die, Above Average, MTV). Carl also performs and directs sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade. He was selected as one of Comedy Central's Comics To Watch in 2015 for Sketch Performance of original characters.
He has a BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania and an MFA from The American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theatre School Institute (IATT) at Harvard University. At The American Repertory Theatre, Carl played Bernard in David Mamet’s Romance, which also starred Prez from The Wire, finally fulfilling his Baltimore actor requirements.
Acting Reel 2018
Puppy Bowl XIV Pregame Show
Frank & Lamar
On IFC's Comedy Crib
Written with and starring alongside Anthony Gaskins
Frank & Lamar Season 1
All 6 Episodes!
Frank and Lamar follows two best friends who live together and work together as middle school teachers in New York City. When their world is turned upside down by workplace drama and romance issues, they are forced to decide whether to stick together or go it alone.
Awards and Festivals
Best Web Original - Urbanworld Film Festival
Best Comedy - Brooklyn Web Fest
Best Actors in a Comedy - Hollyweb Festival
Dynamic Duo Award - NYC Web Fest
Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival
Hollyshorts Film Festival
For Frank & Lamar