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    • Harry Carey Jr.



      Date of birth
      16 May 1921
      Saugus, California, USA

      Date of Death
      December 27, 2012 (age 91)
      Santa Barbara, California, USA

      Sometimes Credited As:
      Harry Carey / Harry Cary Jr.


      6' 1" (1.85 m)

      Marilyn Fix (12 August 1944 - ?)

      Given nickname "Dobe," short for adobe (the color of Carey's hair as a boy).

      Son of Harry Carey and Olive Carey.

      Appeared with his father Harry Carey in the film Red River (1948).

      Inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the
      National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 2003.

      Son-in-law of Paul Fix.

      His father, actor Harry Carey started his career in 1909
      at the 'American Mutoscope & Biograph' Company.

      Has four children with wife, Marilyn Carey (married 1944).

      Underwent hip surgery following a fall in September 2009.

      His close friendship with Robert Mitchum ended when he gave up drinking.

      No relation to Harry Caray, announcer for the Cubs baseball team.

      (1994) Release of his book,
      "Company of Heroes: My Life As An Actor in the John Ford Stock Company".

      3 Godfathers (1948) $350/week

      Mini Biography
      Reliable character actor, mostly in Westerns, son of silent star Harry Carey and actress Olive Carey. Born on his parents' 1000-acre ranch in Saugus, north of Los Angeles, young Carey grew up among cattle and horses. Because of the many Navajo Indians who worked on the ranch, he spoke Navajo before he spoke English. During the Second World War, he joined the Navy and served in the South Pacific as a medical corpsman, but was transferred (against his will) to serve under his father's friend, director John Ford, in the O.S.S. After the war, he tried a singing career, but was not successful. After a couple of small acting parts, he was given a chance to work in a picture with his father, Red River (1948), (though they had no scenes with one another). After his father's death, John Ford gave the younger Carey a leading role in the film Ford dedicated to Carey Sr., 3 Godfathers (1948). As a full-fledged member of the famed John Ford Stock Company, Carey appeared in many of Ford's greatest Westerns over the next two decades. He also starred in a TV series-within-a-series, The Adventures of Spin and Marty, which aired as part of The Mickey Mouse Club. His extreme boyishness characterized his early years, but he has matured into a strong and very familiar character actor in scores of films over a period of more than forty years. He is married to the former Marilyn Fix, daughter of actor Paul Fix.
      Jim Beaver

      Mini Biography-2
      Harry Carey Jr. was born on May 16, 1921 on the ranch of his parents, the movie stars 'Harry Carey, Sr.' and Olive Carey. His father gave him the nickname "Dobe" shortly after birth as the baby's red hair reminded him of the adobe soil on the ranch. Dobe went to the Newhall public school and then went on to the Black Foxe Military Institute in Hollywood.

      The young Dobe's dream was to become a classical singer like the opera singer/movie star Lawrence Tibbett, and he moved to New York City to study voice. In 1939, Dobe got his first paying job as a performer at the New York World's Fair, as a horse-rider in the show "Railroads on Parade." He become a page at the National Broadcasting Co. in 1941, but with the declaration of war, he joined the Navy. In his three years as a sailor, he served as a medical corpsman before being transferred to director John Ford's photographic unit, which was part of the Navy but also worked for the Office of Strategic Services. Ford had been the director on many of his father's silent westerns and was close to his parents. Dobe protested the transfer, but it was made none-the-less.

      Dobe married the actor Paul Fix's daughter Marilyn in 1944, while still in the Navy. They have remained a couple for over 60 years, and have four children and three grandchildren.

      After being demobilized, Dobe followed his father into the movie business in 1946 by accepting a role in Rolling Home (1946), following it up with a featured role in Raoul Walsh's Pursued (1947). His long association with John Wayne began in 'Howard Hawk' 's classic Western Red River (1948), and his long non-military association with Ford began with his role as The Abilene Kid in 3 Godfathers (1948), which was dedicated to his father, who had passed away in 1947. Ford had been the director of the original 1919 version, which had starred Dobe's father, Harry Carey, Sr. John Wayne again was Dobe's co-star, and the two appeared in nine more films together.

      Dobe became a member in good-standing of Ford's stock company of actors. He appeared in She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949), Rio Grande (1950), and in The Searchers (1956) with Wayne, and in Wagon Master (1950), The Long Gray Line (1955), Mister Roberts (1955) (the film was finished by Joshua Logan), Two Rode Together (1961) and Cheyenne Autumn (1964) sans the Duke. Other non-Ford directed films Dobe appeared in with John Wayne were Island in the Sky (1953), Gun the Man Down (1956), Escort West (1958), Rio Bravo (1959), The Undefeated (1969), Big Jake (1971), and Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973). All together, Dobe appeared in almost 100 movies and 100 television programs.

      He has made two documentaries, "John Ford's America" and "Legends of the West," and written a book, "Company of Heros, My Life As An Actor In the John Ford Stock Company." He appeared with his father, Harry Carey, Sr. in "Red River" (the two did not share any scenes together), and with his mother, Olive Carey, in "The Searchers" and "Two Rode Together."

      In 1987, Dobe was awarded a Golden Boot by the Motion Picture & Television Fund Foundation, and in 2003, he won a Silver Spur Award from Reel Cowboys. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, awarded for his television activities, located at 6363 Hollywood Blvd.
      Jon C. Hopwood

      Mini Biography-3
      from Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia:
      Son of the beloved character actor and Western star, Harry Jr. (nicknamed Dobe as a child) served in the Navy during World War 2, then decided to pursue an acting career. His father, although estranged from his early partner and friend John Ford, told Dobe that when he died "the old man" would look after him. Sure enough, when Carey Sr. died Ford gave Jr. a showy costarring role in 3 Godfathers (1948, which Ford dedicated to Sr.) and made him part of his stock company, featuring him in She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949), Wagon Master (1950, another costarring role), Rio Grande (1950), The Long Gray Line, Mister Roberts (1955), The Searchers (1956), and Cheyenne Autumn (1964). By this time he was an established character player, closely associated with Westerns, and he kept busy in scores of TV episodes, a running role on the "Spin and Marty" segment of "The Mickey Mouse Club," and numerous feature films, including three for Howard Hawks (who'd featured him in 1948's Red River)-Monkey Business (1952), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), and Rio Bravo (1959)-and a handful of films with John Wayne (with whom he'd starred in 3 Godfathers): The Comancheros (1961), The Undefeated (1969), Big Jake (1971), and Cahill-United States Marshal (1973). Contemporary directors like Peter Bogdanovich and Joe Dante who revere that period-and directors like Ford and Hawks-have gone out of their way to put Carey in their films, like Nickelodeon (1976), Gremlins (1984), and Illegally Yours (1988), while Ford scholar Lindsay Anderson gave Carey not only his best role in years (as a New England handyman) but the chance to make movie history: In The Whales of August (1987) Carey costarred with Lillian Gish, as his father had exactly seventy-five years earlier! Most recently, Carey has been featured in such latter-day Westerns as Back to the Future Part III (1990) and Tombstone (1993). His autobiography, "Company of Heroes," was published in 1994.
      Copyright © 1994 Leonard Maltin, used by arrangement with Signet, a division of Penguin Putnam, Inc.

      1. Comanche Stallion (2006) .... Miles Flynn
      2. "Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond"
      ... aka Alcoa Presents (USA)
      ... aka One Step Beyond (USA: syndication title)
      - Flashing Spikes (1962) (2002) TV Episode .... Player in dugout
      3. Last Stand at Saber River (1997) (TV) .... James Sanford
      4. The Sunchaser (1996) .... Cashier
      5. Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (1994) .... Digger Phelps
      6. Tombstone (1993) .... Tombstone Marshal Fred White
      7. The Exorcist III (1990) .... Father Kanavan
      ... aka The Exorcist III: Legion
      ... aka William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist III
      8. Back to the Future Part III (1990) .... Saloon Old-Timer #2
      9. Bad Jim (1990) .... J.C. Lee
      10. Breaking In (1989) (as Harry Carey) .... Shoes, Poker Player
      11. "B.L. Stryker"
      - Auntie Sue (1989) TV Episode
      12. Once Upon a Texas Train (1988) (TV) (as Harry Carey) .... Herald Fitch
      ... aka Texas Guns
      13. Illegally Yours (1988) .... Wally Finnegan
      14. Cherry 2000 (1987) .... Snappy Tom
      15. The Whales of August (1987) .... Joshua Brackett
      16. Crossroads (1986) .... Bartender
      17. Adventures of William Tell (1986) (TV) .... Mutino
      18. UFOria (1985) .... George Martin
      19. Mask (1985) .... Red
      ... aka Peter Bogdanovich's Mask (USA: complete title)
      20. Gremlins (1984) .... Mr. Anderson
      21. Princess Daisy (1983) (TV)
      22. Endangered Species (1982) .... Dr. Emmer
      23. "Knight Rider"
      - Not a Drop to Drink (1982) TV Episode .... Josh Morgan
      24. The Shadow Riders (1982) (TV) .... Pa Traven
      ... aka Louis L'Amour's The Shadow Riders
      25. "CHiPs"
      ... aka CHiPs Patrol (USA: syndication title)
      - Flare Up (1982) TV Episode .... Grandfather Cross
      26. "Little House on the Prairie"
      ... aka Little House: A New Beginning (last season title)
      - A New Beginning (1980) TV Episode .... Sheriff Pike
      27. The Long Riders (1980) .... George Arthur
      28. Wild Times (1980) (TV) .... Fitz Bragg
      29. "B.J. and the Bear"
      - Fire in the Hole (1980) TV Episode
      30. Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid (1978) (TV) .... Deputy Luke
      31. "Police Woman"
      - Sons (1978) TV Episode
      32. "Black Beauty" (1978/I) (mini) TV Series .... Mr. Bond
      33. Nickelodeon (1976) .... Dobie
      34. Take a Hard Ride (1975) .... Dumper
      ... aka Lunga cavalcata, La
      ... aka Parola di un fuorilegge... è legge!, La (Italy)
      35. Ritorno di Zanna Bianca, Il (1974) .... John Tarwater
      ... aka Challenge to White Fang
      ... aka Retour de Croc Blanc, Le (France)
      ... aka Teufelsschlucht der wilden Wölfe, Die (West Germany)
      ... aka The Return of White Fang (UK)
      36. "Gunsmoke"
      ... aka Gun Law (UK)
      ... aka Marshal Dillon (USA: rerun title)
      - Trail of Bloodshed (1974) TV Episode .... Amos Brody
      - Gold Train: The Bullet: Part 3 (1971) TV Episode .... Kelliher
      - Gold Train: The Bullet: Part 2 (1971) TV Episode .... Kelliher
      - Gold Train: The Bullet: Part 1 (1971) TV Episode .... Kelliher
      - The Lost (1971) TV Episode (uncredited) .... Will Roniger
      (8 more)
      37. "Doc Elliot"
      - The Runner (1974) TV Episode
      38. "Banacek"
      - Horse of a Slightly Different Color (1974) TV Episode .... Dean Barrett
      39. "Disneyland"
      ... aka Disney's Wonderful World (USA: new title)
      ... aka The Disney Sunday Movie (USA: new title)
      ... aka The Magical World of Disney (USA: new title)
      ... aka The Wonderful World of Disney (USA: new title)
      ... aka Walt Disney (USA: new title)
      ... aka Walt Disney Presents (USA: new title)
      ... aka Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (USA: new title)
      - Run, Cougar, Run: Part 2 (1973) TV Episode .... Barney
      - Run, Cougar, Run: Part 1 (1973) TV Episode .... Barney
      - Ride a Northbound Horse: Part 2 (1969) TV Episode
      - Ride a Northbound Horse: Part 1 (1969) TV Episode
      - Andrews' Raiders: Part 2 (1961) TV Episode .... William Bensinger
      (7 more)
      40. Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973) .... Hank, Jailer at Jefferson Davis County Jail
      ... aka Cahill (UK)
      ... aka Wednesday Morning
      41. Run, Cougar, Run (1972) .... Barney
      ... aka Seeta, the Mountain Lion (USA)
      42. E poi lo chiamarono il magnifico (1972) .... Holy Joe
      ... aka A Man from the East
      ... aka El Magnifico (Italy)
      ... aka Et maintenant, on l'appelle El Magnifico (France)
      ... aka Magnifico, l'uomo dell'Est (Italy)
      ... aka Man of the East (UK)
      43. ...continuavano a chiamarlo Trinità (1971) .... The Father
      ... aka All the Way Trinity
      ... aka Trinity Is STILL My Name! (USA)
      44. Big Jake (1971) (as Harry Cary Jr.) .... Pop Dawson (Fain gang member)
      45. One More Train to Rob (1971) .... Red
      46. Something Big (1971) .... Joe Pickins
      47. "The Virginian"
      ... aka The Men from Shiloh (new title)
      - Follow the Leader (1970) TV Episode .... Thad
      48. The Moonshine War (1970) .... Arley Stamper
      49. Dirty Dingus Magee (1970) .... Charles Stuart
      50. One More Time (1970/I) (uncredited)
      51. "Mannix"
      - Missing: Sun and Sky (1969) TV Episode
      52. The Undefeated (1969) .... Soloman Webster (Thomas rider)
      53. Death of a Gunfighter (1969) .... Rev. Rork
      54. Ride a Northbound Horse (1969) (TV)
      55. "The Outcasts"
      - The Thin Edge (1969) TV Episode .... Sheriff
      56. Bandolero! (1968) (as Harry Carey) .... Cort Hayjack
      57. The Devil's Brigade (1968) (as Harry Carey) .... Capt. Rose
      58. "Cimarron Strip"
      - Sound of a Drum (1968) TV Episode .... Riley
      59. The Way West (1967) (as Harry Carey) .... Mr. McBee
      60. "Run for Your Life"
      - A Very Small Injustice (1967) TV Episode .... Corey Munson
      61. "Bonanza"
      ... aka Ponderosa (USA: rerun title)
      - Judgment at Red Creek (1967) TV Episode .... Mapes
      - The Flannel-Mouth Gun (1965) TV Episode .... Shelton
      - The Mission (1960) TV Episode .... Corporal Burton
      - Vendetta (1959) TV Episode .... Zack Morgan
      62. The Ballad of Josie (1967) (as Harry Carey) .... Mooney, Meredith's Foreman
      63. Alvarez Kelly (1966) .... Cpl. Peterson
      64. "The Rounders"
      - A Horse on Jim Ed Love (1966) TV Episode .... MacKenzie
      65. Billy the Kid versus Dracula (1966) .... Ben Dooley (wagonmaster)
      66. The Rare Breed (1966) .... Ed Mabry
      67. Cyborg 2087 (1966) .... Jay C
      ... aka Man from Tomorrow
      68. "The Legend of Jesse James"
      - The Celebrity (1965) TV Episode .... Ellie's Father
      69. Shenandoah (1965) .... Jenkins (rebel soldier)
      70. "Branded"
      - The Vindicator (1965) TV Episode .... Lt. John Pritchett
      71. Taggart (1964) .... Lt. Hudson
      72. Cheyenne Autumn (1964) (uncredited) .... Trooper Smith
      ... aka John Ford's Cheyenne Autumn (USA: complete title)
      73. The Raiders (1963) .... Jellicoe
      74. "Redigo"
      - Man in a Blackout (1963) TV Episode .... Harry
      75. "Wagon Train"
      ... aka Major Adams, Trail Master
      - The Sam Pulaski Story (1963) TV Episode .... John Jay Burroughs
      - The Molly Kincaid Story (1963) TV Episode .... Charlie Hankins
      - The Martin Gatsby Story (1962) TV Episode .... Jeb
      - The George B. Hanrahan Story (1962) TV Episode .... Tim Hogan
      - Chuck Wooster, Wagonmaster (1959) TV Episode .... Wilkins
      76. "Have Gun - Will Travel"
      - The Sanctuary (1963) TV Episode .... Jonas Quincy
      - Face of a Shadow (1963) TV Episode .... Earl Tibner
      - Sweet Lady of the Moon (1963) TV Episode .... Ben Murdock
      - Taylor's Woman (1962) TV Episode .... Thad Taylor
      - The Jonah (1962) TV Episode .... Ben Murdock
      (8 more)
      77. "Stoney Burke"
      - Tigress by the Tail (1963) TV Episode .... Jack Rollins
      78. "Laramie"
      - Time of the Traitor (1962) TV Episode .... Hobey
      - Lost Allegiance (1962) TV Episode .... Whitey Banister
      - The Barefoot Kid (1962) TV Episode .... Dan Emery
      - The Debt (1961) TV Episode .... Harry Markle
      79. "Alcoa Premiere"
      - Flashing Spikes (1962) TV Episode .... Player in Dugout
      80. "Ripcord"
      - A Free Falling Star (????) TV Episode .... Cheyenne Bronson
      - Para-Nurse (????) TV Episode .... Carl Devlin
      81. "Checkmate"
      - The Bold and the Tough (1962) TV Episode .... Phil Cassidy
      82. "Frontier Circus"
      - The Race (1962) TV Episode .... Anderson
      83. "Lawman"
      ... aka The Lawman (USA: alternative title)
      - Cort (1962) TV Episode .... Mitch Evers
      84. A Public Affair (1962) .... Bill Martin
      85. "Rawhide"
      - Deserter's Patrol (1962) TV Episode .... Walsh
      - Incident of the Shambling Man (1959) TV Episode .... Tanner
      86. "Perry Mason"
      - The Case of the Roving River (1961) TV Episode .... Frank Deane
      87. "The Rifleman"
      - The Journey Back (1961) TV Episode .... Lt. Bond
      - The Deserter (1960) TV Episode .... Lt. Paul Rolfe
      88. "Lassie"
      ... aka Jeff's Collie (USA)
      ... aka Timmy and Lassie (USA: syndication title)
      - The Winner (1961) TV Episode .... Competition Judge
      89. Two Rode Together (1961) .... Ortho Clegg
      90. "Whispering Smith"
      - Safety Value (1961) TV Episode .... Sergeant Stringer
      91. "Tales of Wells Fargo"
      - Gunman's Revenge (1961) TV Episode .... Pete Carter
      92. The Great Impostor (1961) .... Dr. Joseph Mornay
      93. "The Tall Man"
      - One of One Thousand (1960) TV Episode .... Dusty
      94. "Overland Trail"
      ... aka Overland Stage
      - Sour Annie (1960) TV Episode .... Storekeeper
      95. Noose for a Gunman (1960) .... Jim Ferguson
      96. "Hotel de Paree"
      - Sundance and the Long Trek (1960) TV Episode .... Masters
      97. "Men Into Space"
      ... aka Space Challenge (USA: syndication title)
      - Shadows on the Moon (1960) TV Episode .... Major Boythe
      98. "Tombstone Territory"
      - Holcomb Brothers (1960) TV Episode .... Vern Fawcett
      99. Rio Bravo (1959) (scenes deleted) .... Harold
      100. Gundown at Sandoval (1959)
      ... aka Gunfight at Sandoval (USA: video title)
      101. "Texas John Slaughter" .... Ben Jenkins (1958-59, 1961)
      - Geronimo's Revenge (1960) (????) TV Episode .... Corp. Ben Jenkins
      102. Escort West (1958) .... Travis
      103. From Hell to Texas (1958) .... Trueblood
      ... aka Manhunt (UK)
      104. "Broken Arrow"
      - Blood Brothers (1958) TV Episode .... Captain Ward
      105. "The New Adventures of Spin and Marty" (1958) TV Series .... Bill Burnett
      106. "Playhouse 90"
      - Lone Woman (1957) TV Episode .... Cliff Eastland
      107. Kiss Them for Me (1957) (uncredited) .... Lt. Chuck Roundtree (PBY Catalina pilot)
      108. "Wire Service"
      ... aka Deadline for Action (USA: rerun title)
      - The Oil Man (1957) TV Episode .... Steve Ward
      109. The River's Edge (1957) .... Chet
      110. "The Further Adventures of Spin and Marty" (1957) TV Series .... Bill Burnett
      111. 7th Cavalry (1956) .... Cpl. Morrison
      112. Gun the Man Down (1956) .... Deputy Lee
      ... aka Arizona Mission (USA: reissue title)
      113. The Great Locomotive Chase (1956) .... William Bensinger
      ... aka Andrews' Raiders (USA: TV title)
      114. "Climax!"
      ... aka Climax Mystery Theater (USA)
      - The Lou Gehrig Story (1956) TV Episode .... Bill Dickey
      115. The Searchers (1956) .... Brad Jorgensen
      116. "Matinee Theatre"
      - Elisha and the Long Knives (1955) TV Episode
      117. Mister Roberts (1955) .... Stefanowski
      118. "The Lone Ranger"
      - Return of Dice Dawson (1955) TV Episode .... Dice Dawson, alias Jay Thomasson
      119. House of Bamboo (1955) (uncredited) .... John
      120. The Long Gray Line (1955) .... Dwight Eisenhower
      121. "Spin and Marty" (1955) TV Series .... Bill Burnett
      122. Spin and Marty: The Movie (1955) .... Bill Burnett
      123. The Outcast (1954) .... Bert
      ... aka The Fortune Hunter (UK)
      124. Silver Lode (1954) .... Johnson
      125. "The Public Defender"
      - Badge of Honor (????) TV Episode .... Dan
      126. "Waterfront"
      - The Race (????) TV Episode
      127. Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953) .... Griff
      128. Island in the Sky (1953) .... Ralph Hunt, Moon's co-pilot
      129. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) .... Sims
      ... aka Howard Hawks' Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (USA: complete title)
      130. Sweethearts on Parade (1953) .... Jim Riley
      ... aka Sweetheart Time (USA)
      131. San Antone (1953) .... Dobe Frakus
      132. Niagara (1953) (uncredited) .... Taxi Driver
      133. Monkey Business (1952) (uncredited) .... Reporter
      ... aka Be Your Age
      ... aka Howard Hawks' Monkey Business (USA: complete title)
      134. "Gruen Guild Playhouse"
      ... aka Chevron Theatre (USA: new title)
      ... aka Gruen Guild Theater (USA: new title)
      - Dream Man (1952) TV Episode
      135. The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) .... Sgt. Shaker Schuker
      ... aka Thunder Across the Pacific (UK)
      136. Warpath (1951) .... Capt. Gregson
      137. Rio Grande (1950) .... Trooper Daniel 'Sandy' Boone
      ... aka John Ford and Merian C. Cooper's Rio Grande (USA: complete title)
      138. Copper Canyon (1950) .... Lt. Ord
      139. Wagon Master (1950) .... Sandy
      140. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) .... 2nd Lt. Ross Penell
      141. 3 Godfathers (1948) .... William Kearney ('The Abilene Kid')
      142. Blood on the Moon (1948) (uncredited) .... Cowboy
      143. Moonrise (1948) .... Jimmy Biff
      144. Red River (1948) .... Dan Latimer
      145. Pursued (1947) .... Prentice McComber
      146. Rolling Home (1946) (uncredited)

      1. Comanche Stallion (2006)

      1. Comanche Stallion (2006) (producer)

      1. I'm King Kong!: The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper (2005) .... Himself - interviewee
      2. Dobe and a Company of Heroes (2002) (TV) .... Himself
      3. Ben Johnson: Third Cowboy on the Right (1996) .... Himself
      4. Thank Ya, Thank Ya Kindly (1991) (TV) .... Himself
      5. John Ford (1990) (TV) .... Himself
      6. "Étoiles et toiles"
      - Episode dated 14 April 1986 (1986) TV Episode .... Himself
      7. "Toast of the Town"
      ... aka The Ed Sullivan Show (new title)
      - Episode #8.22 (1955) TV Episode .... Himself
      8. Screen Snapshots: Reno's Silver Spur Awards (1951) .... Himself

      Watch a Movie:-
      Beneath the 12 Mile Reef
      Best Wishes
      London- England

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    • Harry Carey Jr. was a regular of the
      John Ford Stock Company
      and ultimately became part of the
      John Wayne Stock Company


      Harry Carey Jr. was in 10 films, and 1 TV special with Duke:-

      Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973) .... Hank, Jailer at Jefferson Davis County Jail
      Big Jake (1971) (as Harry Cary Jr.) .... Pop Dawson (Fain gang member)
      The Undefeated (1969) .... Soloman Webster (Thomas rider)
      "Alcoa Premiere"- Flashing Spikes (1962) TV Episode .... Player in Dugout
      Rio Bravo (1959) (scenes deleted) .... Harold
      The Searchers (1956) .... Brad Jorgensen
      Island in the Sky (1953) .... Ralph Hunt, Moon's co-pilot
      Rio Grande (1950) .... Trooper Daniel 'Sandy' Boone
      She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) .... 2nd Lt. Ross Penell
      3 Godfathers (1948) .... William Kearney ('The Abilene Kid')
      Red River (1948) .... Dan Latimer

      In an atempt to put all threads relating to Harry, under one topic
      I have posted a link below,

      Yakima Canutt, Hank Worden, Harry Carey Jr.

      Please also see the links below,

      Harry Carey

      Olive Carey

      Here's a piece I wrote for Harry,
      and he has it framed and on display in his study,


      and the 3 GODFATHERS,I came to the RIVERS EDGE, of the RIO GRANDE,
      where there was a wonderful MOONRISE.

      I came across,SOME SWEETHEARTS ON PARADE,who are an
      I said KISS THEM FOR ME, but don't make
      it a PUBLIC AFFAIR

      but still remaiin THE UNDEFEATED,from SHENANDOAH
      to TOMBSTONE!

      To conclude, I remain ILLEGALLY YOURS,
      from this CHEYENNE AUTUMN, I wish you SOMETHING BIG,
      in CHERRY 2000

      COMPANY OF HEROES- My Life As An actor In The John Ford Stock Company- Harry Carey.Jr, [Hardcover]
      In my opinion, not only the best book about Ford, it’s also one of the best about Wayne as well.
      The long-time member of Ford’s Stock company tells it all. And it’s so much fun.

      Product Description
      When Harry Carey, Sr. died in 1947, director John Ford cast
      Carey's 26-year-old son, Harry, Jr. in the role of The Abilene Kid in 3 Godfathers.
      Ford and the elder Carey had filmed an earlier version of the story,
      and Ford dedicated the Technicolor remake to his memory. "Company of Heroes"
      is the story of the making of that film, as well as the eight subsequent Ford classics.
      In it, Harry Carey, Jr. casts a remarkably observant eye on the process
      of filming Westerns by one of the true masters of the form.
      From She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and "Wagonmaster"
      to The Searchers and "Cheyenne Autumn",
      he shows the care, tedium, challenge, and exhilaration
      of movie-making at its highest level.
      Carey's portrayal of John Ford at work is the most intimate ever written
      He also gives us insightful and original portraits of the men and women
      who were part of Ford's vision of America:
      John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara,
      Ward Bond, Victor McLaglen, and Ben Johnson.
      Funny, insightful, and brutally honest, "
      Company of Heroes
      is a rip-roaring good read that presents the remarkable life story of
      Harry Carey, Jr. and his many continuing fine performances.

      Best Wishes
      London- England

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    • Thanks Keith and Mrs. C for the great information on him. This is really great in knowing who they are.

      Cheers B)

      "When you come slam bang up against trouble, it never looks half as bad if you face up to it"
      - John Wayne quote
    • Hi all,
      I'm reading his book - Company of Heroes and enjoying it a lot. In the Chapter about 3 Godfathers there is a lot about Duke. In the other films it seems they wasn't related so much. And Creys book is a great source of information about John Ford.
      Senta :rolleyes:
    • Harry Carey's Book

      Considering the price of Yakima Cannutt's book. It may be worth buying Harry's book Company of Heroes before it goes the same way. I have been informed it is a good read and I have a copy coming to me.


      Amazon.co.uk: Company of Heroes: My Life as an Actor in the John Ford Stock Company (Scarecrow Filmmakers): Harry Carey: Books
    • Re: Harry Carey's Book

      Hi Mike,

      Hope you don't mind,
      as we have had some discussion about this book,
      I have merged your post into Harry's dedicated thread.

      I have a personally signed copy of this book,
      and it is a very funny and interesting,
      and without doubt a brilliant read.
      Best Wishes
      London- England
    • Re: Pals Of The Saddle- Harry Carey Jr.

      I never knew who he was until about 20 years ago - although I had seen Big Jake and tThe Undefeated numerous times. Harry Carey's name was always talked about over the breakfast table on many-a-Sat and Sunday. Since seeing him in 3 Godfathers, Rio Grande etc, I have been a fan of his as well.
    • Re: Pals Of The Saddle- Harry Carey Jr.

      I remember seeing The Searchers for the 1st time and seeing Big John screaming at him

      I felt really sorry for him

      He starred in many of Dukes films and in my opinion always acted well

      With regards to his book I will shop around for a copy, it sounds an interesting read
      Windage & elevation Ms.Langdon, windage & elevation!