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MacDonald Carey

MacDonald Carey


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Also Known As: Died: March 21, 1994
Born: March 15, 1913 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Sioux City, Iowa, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Message from Holly, A (1992) as Judge Caufield
A hard-driving, successful executive must decide whether she wants to assume responsibility for the care of her dying friend's six-year-old daughter.
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
All of the mutant babies have been placed on a single island to live or die. The man responsible for their creation mounts an expedition to find and liberate them.
American Gigolo (1980) as Hollywood Actor
Magnetic Julian Kaye, a handsome Hollywood male prostitute, makes a lucrative living as an escort to older--wealthy--women in Los Angeles. Normally disinterested in emotional entanglements, he begins a relationship with Michelle, the local senator''s wife, and the both fall in love. In the interim, he is framed in a kinky murder case, and tracks down the pimp who''s responsible for blaming him. Julian watches in horror as the pimp himself is killed, and then finds himself faced with prison unless the politician''s wife provides him with an alibi.
Stranger In Our House (1978) as Professor Jarvis
A thriller about a young girl's encounter with witchcraft when a cousin turns up at her house and begins using supernatural powers to dominate the family. Linda Blair once again was the put-upon one in this film originally to have been called "Summer of Fear," the title of the source novel.
End of the World (1977)
After witnessing a man's death in a bizzare accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest.
Foes (1977)
After an American fighter plane collides with a UFO, the alien craft crashes in the little fishing town of Parish Island, California. The survivors of the crash fight with the couple who live in the lighthouse there, and then proceed to cause havoc in the area.
Who Is the Black Dahlia? (1975)
A fact-based mystery drama about a Los Angeles detective's obsession with finding the slayer of a star-struck young woman, dubbed the Black Dahlia because of her black hair and penchant for black clothing, whose body was found in a vacant lot in 1947. (The case remains unsolved.)
Ordeal (1973) as Eliot Frost
Left to die in the desert by his wife and her lover, an arrogant businessman fights desperately for survival in order to exact his revenge and discovers an inner strength that changes his life.
Gidget Gets Married (1972)
The next-to-last screen adventure of Gidget. In this pilot film, Gidget has finally been married off, and rebels against the social caste system in her husband''s company. Monie Ellis, daughter of veteran actress Mona Freeman, followed a long line of up-and-coming actresses in the starring role: Sandra Dee (1959), Deborah Walley (1961), Cindy Carol (1963), Sally Field (1965 TV series), and Karen Valentine (1969 TV movie). Like one or two of her predecessors, Monie Ellis seems to have vanished from the show business scene.
These Are the Damned (1965) as Simon Wells
Children bred to survive a nuclear holocaust escape from a top-secret military facility.
The Redeemer (1965) as Jesus Christ
Against the backdrop of the Italian-Austrian war of unification, troubled Countess Livia Serpieri betrays her country for the love of an Austrian rogue, Franz Mahler. As her resources dwindle, Livia comes to realize that their love might not be as pure as she thought.
Tammy and the Doctor (1963) as Dr. Wayne Bentley
Blue Denim (1959) as Major Malcom Bartley
A teenage girl gets pregnant by her boyfirend and, together, they decide to get an abortion. Their parents find out and try to convince them to marry and keep the child.
John Paul Jones (1959) as Patrick Henry
The hero of the Revolutionary War clashes with Congress.
Man or Gun (1958) as Maybe Smith
Stranger at My Door (1956) as Hollis Jarret
Notorious outlaw Clay Anderson and gang rob the town bank and flee in separate directions. Riding hard, Clay's horse goes lame and he is forced to pull-up at a nearby farm. He soon discovers that the place belongs to local preacher Hollis Jarret, his new wife, and a son from a previous marriage. Clay, posing as a weary traveler, tries to insinuate himself into a secure hideout, but the reverend isn't fooled. He agrees to allow Clay to remain at the farm for a few days, but his motive isn't the preservation of his family's safety. Hollis reasons that, with time, patience and a lot of faith, he can convince the outlaw to turn over a new leaf. But Clay's criminal tendencies may run deeper than the preacher had imagined...
Odongo (1956) as Steve Stratton
A veterinarian falls for a big game hunter whose job she hates.
Fire over Africa (1954) as Van Logan
A lady spy infiltrates smugglers in Tangier.
Count the Hours (1953) as Doug Madison
A lawyer defends a migrant worker in a sensational murder trial.
Hannah Lee (1953) as Bus Crow
My Wife's Best Friend (1952) as George Mason
Meet Me After the Show (1951) as Jeffrey Ames
The star of a Broadway show suspects her husband may be having an affair with the show''''s backer.
Cave of Outlaws (1951) as Pete Carver
The Great Missouri Raid (1951) as Jesse James
Let's Make It Legal (1951) as Hugh Halsworth
A woman divorces her husband of 20 years because he gambles too much.
Excuse My Dust (1951) as Cyrus Random, Jr.
An inventor''''s new automobile could put his girlfriend''''s livery stable out of business.
Mystery Submarine (1950) as [Dr.] Brett Young
Posing as an ex-German medical officer, a U.S. Navy Intelligence Officer sets out to rescue a kidnapped scientist, and sink a Nazi submarine, hiding off the coast of South America.
Comanche Territory (1950) as James Bowie
Silver has been found on comanche territory and the government accomplished a peaceful agreement with the indians. When James 'Jim' Bowie comes into the scene he finds the white settlers living near by planning to attack the indians although they know about that agreement and the beautiful Katie seems to play a leading role in this intrigue.
Copper Canyon (1950) as Lane Travis
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuously harassed.
South Sea Sinner (1950) as "Jake" Davis [also known as Smitty]
A tramp steamer lands sick crewman Jake Davis on rubber-growing island Oraka, from which voluptuous, bedroom-eyed saloon singer Coral is about to be ejected because "men like her too much." But Coral's slimy boss Cognac gets her a reprieve so she can learn Jake's secret. In the process, Coral gets a bit too fond of Jake, who (suspected of wartime collaboration ) resolves on new efforts to clear himself; but more complications arise.
The Lawless (1950) as Larry Wilder
A newspaper editor takes on the cause of oppressed migrant workers.
Bride of Vengeance (1949) as Cesare Borgia
Streets of Laredo (1949) as Lorn Reming
Texas, 1878: cheerful outlaw-buddies Jim, Lorn and Wahoo rescue spunky orphan Rannie Carter from rustling racketeers, then are forced to separate. Lorn goes on to bigger and better robberies, while Jim and Wahoo are (at first reluctantly) maneuvered into joining the Texas Rangers. For friendship's sake, the three try to keep out of direct conflict, but a showdown begins to look inevitable. And Rannie, now grown into lovely young womanhood, must choose between Lorn and Jim.
Song of Surrender (1949) as Bruce Eldridge
The Great Gatsby (1949) as Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
Dream Girl (1948) as Clark Redfield
Hazard (1948) as J. D. Storm
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947) as Jack Lindsay
A WAC officer returns from the war to find her husband wants a divorce.
Variety Girl (1947) as
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
Salute for Three (1943) as Buzz McAllister
Press agent Jimmy Gates (Marty May) gets an idea while watching a New York parade, for a returned war hero Sergeant Buzz McAllister (Macdonald Carey), with his chief client, singer Judy Ames (Betty Rhodes); Dona Drake (Dona Drake), leader of an all-girl orchestra; his photographer Foggy (Cliff Edwards), and his secretary Myrt (Minna Gombell). Jimmy, thinking Judy needs publicity in order to get a singing job on a radio program, thinks that a romance between her and the war hero would be just the ticket. Judy isn't too warm on the idea but agrees to go ahead for Jimmy's sake, with whom she thinks she is in love. She agrees to work on Buzz that night at the Manhattan Canteen, a converted night club where show business people entertain and wait on service men. Foggy is assigned to get pictures of Judy and Buzz together but fails through ineptness. Buzz escorts Judy home in a rainstorm and, while helping her out of the taxi, slips and falls into a deep puddle. Judy asks him to come in so she can dry his soaking-wet uniform on the kitchen stove. Foggy gains entrance to the apartment via the dumbwaiter and snaps a picture of Buzz in his underwear. The next morning Buzz tells Jimmy that he intends to marry Judy, which is going further than he had intended. He also decides he can't use the compromising - but innocent - photo for publicity purposes but does announce their - he thinks - publicity-only engagement. That clinches the deal for Judy to get a radio program called "The Girl I Left Behind." Buzz proposes to Judy, who realizes she loves Buzz and not Jimmy, and they, not knowing that Jimmy has announced their "engagement", decide to keep it a secret.
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Himself, Louie the Lug in skit
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
Shadow of a Doubt (1943) as Jack Graham
A young girl fears her favorite uncle may be a killer.
Dr. Broadway (1942) as Dr. Timothy ["Doc"] Kane [also known as] Dr. Broadway
Take a Letter, Darling (1942) as Jonathan Caldwell
A female executive hires a male secretary.
Wake Island (1942) as Lieutenant Cameron
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.

Cast (special)

Days of Our Lives: Night Sins (1993) as Dr Tom Horton
A primetime special episode of the daytime serial "Days of Our Lives." The citizens of Salem attend the gala celebration in honor of Titan Publishing's relocation to their city.
19th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1992)
A telecast of the 19th annual Emmy Awards for excellence in daytime television programming.
Days of Our Lives: One Stormy Night (1992)
A drama based on the daytime soap opera "Days of Our Lives." The story takes place on an eventful night in the mythical town of Salem during a rainstorm that affects the lives of three couples and many other residents.
Soap Opera Awards (1990)
Coverage of the 6th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards honoring the winners, from 22 categories, selected by "Soap Opera Digest" magazine readers.
Soap Opera Digest Awards (1989)
Taped coverage of the fifth annual Soap Opera Digest Awards ceremony honoring the winners chosen by the votes of the magazine's readers in 21 categories of daytime and prime-time serials programming.
NBC's 60th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
A special featuring more than 100 stars and highlights from the most memorable moments in radio and television history spanning six decades on America's first broadcast network. NBC stars, past and present, recall, via film clips and personal memories, unforgettable moments from the past 60 years. H
Markham (1958) as Ben Forbes
The pilot film for the series of the same title. The exploits of Roy Markham, a tough private detective. In the pilot episode, Markham attempts to rescue a girl who has been kidnapped by a psychopath. ("Markham" was the proposed series title.)
Miracle on 34th Street (1955) as Fred Gailey
The charming story of a department store Santa who believes he is the real Santa Claus--and his efforts to convince a disbelieving world that he is. Based on the 1947 story by Valentine Davies.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Girl, Goldwatch And Everything (1980)
Kirby and his girlfriend discover the watch he inherited has extraordinary powers.
Condominium (1980)
Roots (1977)
The dramatization of Alex Haley's chronicle of his family history from his ancestors' life in tribal Africa of the eighteenth century to their emancipation in the post-Civil War South became an overnight phenomenon the subject of educational programs as well as newspaper editorials that attracted, a

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Rebels, The (1979)

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