He is perhaps best known for playing the character Sho'Nuff in the cult film The Last Dragon. He made his acting debut in the 1979 movie Disco Godfather starring Rudy Ray Moore. He also acted in the films World Gone Wild and The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh. Carry appeared primarily in television roles, including Dr. Abraham Butterfield on Doctor, Doctor. He also appeared on shows such as Murphy Brown, Family Matters, A Different World, Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place, and Boy Meets World.