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Carey Wilson (I) (1889–1962)

Carey Wilson was born on May 19, 1889 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and Lights of Old Broadway (1925). He was married to Carmelita Geraghty and Nancy Everett. He died on February 1, 1962 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1946 Bikini, the Atom Island (Documentary short)
 1945 Strange Destiny (Short)
 1943 You, John Jones! (Short) (writer)
 1942 Mister Gardenia Jones (Documentary short)
 1942 The Greenie (Short) (narrative)
 1941 Triumph Without Drums (Documentary short)
 1940 Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (story - uncredited)
 1940 A Door Will Open (Short)
 1940 Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (Documentary short) (commentation)
 1939 Judge Hardy and Son (writer)
 1938 The Historical Mystery: Miracle of Salt Lake (Documentary short) (screenplay)
 1938 What Do You Think?: Tupapaoo (Short) (writer)
 1937 What Do You Think? (Number Two) (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1937 Dangerous Number (screen play)
 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty (screenplay)
 1935 Naughty Marietta (uncredited)
 1934 Sequoia (screen play)
 1934 Murder at the Vanities (screenplay)
 1934 Bolero (story)
 1933 Ladies Must Love (contract writer - uncredited)
 1933 Gabriel Over the White House (screen play)
 1933 What! No Beer? (screen play by)
 1932 Rasputin and the Empress (uncredited)
 1932 Faithless (screen play)
 1932 Arsène Lupin
 1932 Polly of the Circus (adaptation)
 1931 Fanny Foley Herself (adaptation and dialogue)
 1931 Behind Office Doors (screen play by)
 1930 The Bad One (adaptation & dialogue)
 1930 Peacock Alley (dialogue) / (story)
 1929 Footlights and Fools (writer)
 1929 Why Be Good? (screenplay) / (story)
 1929 His Captive Woman (scenario)
 1929 Geraldine (adaptation)
 1928 The Awakening (writer)
 1928 Oh Kay! (writer)
 1928 The Cardboard Lover (writer)
 1928 Lilac Time (writer)
 1928 Diamond Handcuffs (story)
 1927 Naughty But Nice (scenario)
 1927 The Tender Hour (story)
 1927 Orchids and Ermine (screenplay) / (story)
 1927 The Sea Tiger
 1926 Ladies at Play (scenario)
 1926 Midnight Lovers (story and scenario)
 1926 Into Her Kingdom (adaptation)
 1926 The Sporting Lover (adaptation)
 1926 Monte Carlo (story)
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (continuity) / (scenario)
 1925 Soul Mates
 1925 His Secretary (story)
 1925 Lights of Old Broadway (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1925 The Midshipman (story)
 1924 So This Is Marriage? (story)
 1924 He Who Gets Slapped (adapted for the screen by)
 1924 Empty Hands
 1924 Wine of Youth
 1924 Three Weeks (adaptation)
 1923 The Eternal Three (writer)
 1923 Red Lights (adaptation)
 1922 Broken Chains (scenario)
 1921 The Cup of Life (story)
 1921 Passion Fruit (story)
 1920 Madonnas and Men (story)
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Narrated trailer for Random Harvest (1942). See more »


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Studied at the Philadelphia Art School. See more »

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