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Actor Harry Carey Jr. Passes Away

December 29, 2012 | Posted by Larry Csonka

According to The LA Times, actor Harry Carey Jr. passed away on Thursday. He was 91. Carey Jr. was the son of silent-film western star Harry Carey Sr., and along with his wife, Olive, Carey made more than 100 films. They included Red River, Beneath the 12-Mile Reef, Big Jake, Cahill U.S. Marshal, The Long Riders, The Whales of August and 1993’s Tombstone. Film critic Leonard Maltin stated the following after his passing…

“In recent years, he became kind of the living historian of the modern era. He would get hired on films by young directors who just wanted to work with him, to be one step away from the legends. Some hired him to just hear his stories between takes.”


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