Harry Carey

Harry Carey

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Harry Carey
Film: West side of the 1500 block of Vine Street
Actor
Born Jan. 16, 1878 in Bronx, N.Y.
Died Sept. 21, 1947 of coronary thrombosis in Brentwood, Calif.

Harry Carey was a veteran of more than 300 screen roles whose Hollywood career spanned four decades.

The actor, who favored western roles, made his first movies in 1908 after years on the New York stage. His films included "Sea of Grass," "Slide, Kelly, Slide," "Barbary Coast," "Little Miss Nobody," "Sutter's Gold" and "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington."

When Carey died he was recalled as the "last of a great quartet" that also included Tom Mix, Bill Hart and Will Rogers.

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    Academy Awards

    Year Category Work
    1939 Best Supporting Actor Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Nomination

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