Harry Carey

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Birthday
16, 1878
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Sep 21, 1947 (69)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1878
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Sep 21, 1947 (69)

About

20th-century film actor who earned an Oscar nomination for his role in the 1939 film, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. He also starred in the 1918 film, Straight Shooting, which was the first film directed by John Ford.

Before Fame

He earned a law degree from New York University, but never practiced.

Trivia

He had supporting roles in the 1947 western, Angel and the Badman, and the 1948 film, Red River.

Family Life

He was married to Olive Carey from 1920 to 1947; the couple had two children, including actor Harry Carey, Jr.

Associated With

He had one of his last acting roles opposite Katharine Hepburn in the 1947 film, The Sea of Grass.

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