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Harry Carey
Original name: Henry DeWitt Carey
Birth: Jan. 16, 1878
City Island
Bronx County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1947
Brentwood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Born in New York City, New York, he started his motion picture career in 1911, receiving a break into the business when he was introduced to film director D.W. Griffith. About 1921 his grew into one of the most popular Western stars of the early motion pictures, occasionally writing and directing films as well. In the early 1930s he moved slowly into character roles and was nominated for an Oscar for one of them. He was in 260 films from 1911 to 1947. (bio by: Steve Edquist ~In Memory Of Aaron & Scrappy~) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry DeWitt Carey (1844 - 1908)
  Ella Josephine Ludlum Carey (1856 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  Olive Golden Carey (1896 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Carey (1921 - 2012)*
 
 Sibling:
  Harry Carey (1878 - 1947)
  Allen Ludlum Carey (1885 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Coronary thrombosis caused by reaction to bee sting
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Prospect Plot, Section 57
GPS (lat/lon): 40.88855, -73.86983
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 07, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8751
Harry Carey
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Harry Carey
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Loved your performances in The Shepherd of the Hills, Red River, Sea of Grass, Angel and the Badman, and so many more films. Thank you for all of the entertainment! RIP...
- Bev, an animal lover, too!
 Added: Jul. 15, 2017

- pj
 Added: Jun. 22, 2017
To the bright star in the early western sky- you are missed and remembered. Thanks for your fine films.
- Borntoolate
 Added: Jun. 1, 2017
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