Macdonald Carey Overview:

Character actor, Macdonald Carey, was born Edward Macdonald Carey on Mar 15, 1913 in Sioux City, IA. Carey died at the age of 81 on Mar 21, 1994 in Beverly Hills, CA .

MINI BIO:

American leading man, all eyes, eyebrows, and a lazy smile. His film career, already a late starter, was seriously disrupted by four-year service in the US Marines. He was an excellent smiling villain, an ability that remained much underused. An avid writer, he published three volumes of poetry and an autobiography. Died from lung cancer.

(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Character Actors: an Illustrated Directory).

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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Warner Archive: Teresa Wright and Reunite in Count The Hours (1953)

By KC on Jul 29, 2016 From Classic Movies

Shadow of a Doubt (1943) stars Teresa Wright and are reunited a decade later in the thriller Count the Hours (1953), now available on DVD from Warner Archive. When an intruder murders a farmer and his housekeeper, his handyman George Braden (John Craven) is wrongfully accused of the... Read full article


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Macdonald Carey Quotes:

James Bowie: So this is the mighty Quisima who sat on the council of the white man in Washington. This is Quisima who gave one hand in friendship to his white brothers while the other hand held a knife. This is Quisima whose words is shifting as the wind, whose tongue twists like a river of many branches. this is Quisima, breaker of treaties. Today, the Comanche is held in honor and respect like the mountain that never yields, or the sun that never changes. Tomorrow he will be driven off like a dog that wanders close to a campfire to tkae his place among men.


Miriam Halsworth: What's the use? You'll never stop gambling.
Hugh Halsworth: Do you want to bet?


Katie Howard: All right, mister, draw! I said, draw!
James Bowie: Sorry, ma'am. Back in Louisiana, when we meet any pretty ladies, we make love to them, we kiss them, spank 'em on occasion... but we never go around shootin' 'em.


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Macdonald Carey Facts
Once was a member of the Globe Players where he did compact versions of Shakespeare in Texas. His actor compatriots there included Martha Scott and David Wayne.

Grandfather of Aras Baskauskas.

His Irish-Catholic father, Charles Carey was an investment counselor. His mother was Elizabeth Macdonald Carey, from whence he got his full name: Edward Macdonald Carey.

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