Harry Carey Overview:

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.

HONORS and AWARDS:

.

Although Carey was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1939Best Supporting ActorMr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)President of the SenateNominated
.

Carey was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum .

BlogHub Articles:

WHAT A CHARACTER! BLOGATHON: and Jr.

By Caftan Woman on Nov 21, 2015 From Caftan Woman

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


See all articles

Harry Carey Quotes:

Aloysius 'Trader' Horn: Aye, you needn't think there isn't beauty to be found in Africa - beauty and terror.


Peru: There are cannibals?
Aloysius 'Trader' Horn: Aye. A God-fearing race they are. Except, as you say, in the matter of diet.


Aloysius 'Trader' Horn: They have a telegraph, though - drums. There's a sound that'll crawl up your spine and down to your gizzard. Maybe you'll hear it one of these days.


read more quotes from Harry Carey...



Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Also a Capricorn






See All Capricorns >>
Best Supporting Actor Oscar 1939






See more Best Supporting Actor awards>>
Harry Carey Facts
Father of Harry Carey Jr. and Ellen

Born in New York City, where his father was a judge.

After many years of struggle, Carey had finally paid off the mortgages and improvements to his 2,200-acre ranch in the San Fernando Valley and was preparing to sell it to director William Beaudine, when the ranch was wiped out by the St. Francis dam collapse of March 12, 1928.

See All Related Facts >>
Cowboy Museum Hall of Fame

Also in the Cowboy Museum Hall of Fame





See All Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductees >>