Legendary character actor, Harry Carey, was born Henry DeWitt Carey II on Jan 16, 1878 in The Bronx, NY. Carey died at the age of 69 on Sep 21, 1947 in Brentwood, CA and was laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery in Bronx, NY.
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Although Carey was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1939||Best Supporting Actor||Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)||President of the Senate||Nominated|
Carey was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum .
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1878 - 1947 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is pictured above in his Academy Award nominated performance (Best Supporting Actor) as the President of the Senate in Frank Capra's classic Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. It is a performance practically free from dialogue, but tha... Read full article
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Lem Smoot: There's a funny glow in the sky tonight, ain't there? I remember once hearing one of them injun legends about how their ancestors lit bonfires in the sky when the chief's son was dying.
Bradley: [the marshal picks up Quirt's gun] Hey, Quirt might need that!
Territorial Marshal Wistful McClintock: No. Only a man that carries a gun ever needs one.
Bradley: What are you going to do with it?
Territorial Marshal Wistful McClintock: Hang it on a wall in my office - with a new rope.
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