Philip Carey

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Birthday
15, 1925
Birthplace
Hackensack, NJ
Death Date
Feb 6, 2009 (83)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1925
Birthplace
Hackensack, NJ
Death Date
Feb 6, 2009 (83)

About

Tall and muscled actor who played military and law enforcement roles in dozens of films, including Operation Pacific. His other credits include Mister Roberts, The Long Gray Line, 77 Sunset Strip.

Before Fame

He debuted in the 1951 John Wayne submarine drama, Operation Pacific, and the following year he appeared as a dashing cavalry officer in Springfield Rifle.

Trivia

Outside of film, he had a recurring role as a Texas oil tycoon on One Life to Live, and did a series of campy Granny Goose potato chips commercials in the '60s.

Family Life

He was born Eugene Carey, in Hackensack, New Jersey.

Associated With

Gary Cooper starred in the 1952 Civil War western, Springfield Rifle, in which Carey played a supporting role.