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Known For Writing

Known Credits 95

Gender Male

Birthday 1889-05-19

Day of Death 1962-02-01 (72 years old)

Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Carey Wilson (May 19, 1889 – February 1, 1962) was an American screenwriter, voice actor and producer. Wilson's screenplays include Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), and The Great Heart (1938). His credits as producer include Green Dolphin Street (1947). He also narrated many nuclear test films, produced by the Atomic Energy Commission (now Department of Energy) and by the Department of Defence, including Operation Sandstone of 1948 and Operation Greenhouse of 1951.

He was one of the thirty-six Hollywood pioneers who founded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927. He collaborated with Jean Harlow on her novel Today is Tonight.

For his contribution in films, Wilson has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6301 Hollywood Blvd.

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