|Born||Henry DeWitt Carey II|
January 16, 1878
The Bronx, New York, U.S.A.
|Died||September 21, 1947 (aged 69)|
Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
|Spouse(s)||Olive Carey (m. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. Year 1878 ( MDCCCLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 1217 - The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu of Lehola was killed in a battle against Teutonic Knights. Year 1947 ( MCMXLVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Brentwood is an affluent district in western Los Angeles, California, United States; it is not to be confused with Brentwood California, in The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Olive Carey ( January 31, 1896 - March 13, 1988) was an American film and television actress January 1920 – 21 September 1947) (until his death) 2 children|
Fern Foster (actress)
Harry Carey (January 16, 1878 – September 21, 1947) was an American actor and one of silent film's earliest superstars. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. Year 1878 ( MDCCCLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 1217 - The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu of Lehola was killed in a battle against Teutonic Knights. Year 1947 ( MCMXLVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works
Carey was born Henry DeWitt Carey II in The Bronx, New York, the son of Ella J. Ludlum and Henry DeWitt Carey, a prominent lawyer and judge. He attended Hamilton Military Academy then studied law at New York University. New York University ( NYU) is a private, Nonsectarian, Coeducational Research University in New York City. After a boating accident which led to pneumonia, Carey wrote a play while recuperating and toured the country in it for three years, earning a great deal of money, all of which evaporated after his next play was a failure. In 1911, his friend Henry B. Walthall introduced him to director D.W. Griffith, for whom Carey was to make many films. Henry B Walthall ( March 16, 1878 – June 17, 1936) was an American Film actor. David Llewelyn Wark "D W" Griffith (January 22 1875 &ndash July 23 1948 was a premier pioneering Academy Award -winning American Film director.
Although Carey, one of Hollywood's finest character actors of the sound era, received an Oscar nomination for his role as the President of the Senate in the 1939 film, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, he is best remembered as one of the first stars of the Western film genre. A character actor is an Actor who predominantly plays a particular type of role rather than leading ones "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. Mr Smith Goes to Washington is a Drama film directed by Frank Capra about one man's effect on American politics. The Western is a fiction Genre seen in Film, Television, Radio, Literature, Painting and other Visual arts. He married at least twice and perhaps a third time (census records for 1910 indicate he had a wife named Clare E. Carey, and some references state that he was also married to actress Fern Foster). His last marriage was to actress Olive Fuller Golden (1896-1988). Olive Carey ( January 31, 1896 - March 13, 1988) was an American film and television actress They purchased a large ranch in Saugus, California, north of Los Angeles. Saugus is census-designated place (CDP in Santa Clarita, California. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West Their son, Harry Carey, Jr. would become a character actor, also most famous for his roles in Westerns. Harry Carey Jr (born Henry G Carey; May 16, 1921) is an American Film actor. Father and son both appeared (albeit in different scenes) in the 1948 film, Red River, which was filmed late in 1946 and went unreleased for almost two years. For other uses of this name see Red River. Red River is a 1948 Western film giving a fictional account of the
Carey made his Broadway stage debut in 1940. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located
A smoker, Harry Carey died in 1947 from a combination of lung cancer, emphysema and coronary thrombosis, at the age of 69. Lung cancer is a Disease of uncontrolled Cell growth in tissues of the Lung. Emphysema is a chronic obstructive Pulmonary disease ( COPD) formerly termed a chronic obstructive Lung disease (COLD Coronary thrombosis is a form of Thrombosis affecting the Coronary circulation. He was interred in Woodlawn Cemetery in the family mausoleum in The Bronx, New York. This article refers to the Woodlawn Cemetery in the New York City borough of The Bronx
For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Harry Carey has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1521 Vine Street. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a Sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood Los Angeles California, USA, that
As an homage to him, John Wayne held his right elbow with his left hand in the closing shot of The Searchers, imitating a stance Carey himself often used in his films. John Wayne ( May 26, 1907 &ndash June 11, 1979) was an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award -winning American According to Wayne, both he and Carey's widow Olive (who costarred in the film) wept when the scene was finished.
In 1976, he was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Hall of Great Western Performers is a Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City Oklahoma, U The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is a Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city of the US state of Oklahoma.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||II, Henry DeWitt Carey|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1878-01-16|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||The Bronx, New York, U.S.A.|
|DATE OF DEATH||1947-9-21|
|PLACE OF DEATH||Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.|