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Raymond Benedict "Ray" McCarey (September 6, 1904 – December 1, 1948) was an American film director, brother of director Leo McCarey.

McCarey began working at Hal Roach Studios, where he did work on short films with Our Gang and Laurel and Hardy. He also worked with Roscoe Arbuckle, the Three Stooges, Lucille Ball, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong and Dorothy Dandridge among many others. Most of his feature film work consisted of "B" pictures and low-budget films. He directed 62 films between 1930 and 1948.

He was the brother of director Leo McCarey and was occasionally billed as Raymond McCarey but usually as Ray McCarey.

On December 2, 1948 Ray was found dead kneeling beside his bed. According to the San Bernardino County Sun two empty prescription bottles were found by his bed. His older brother, director Leo McCarey, said he had been in ill health for several months. The official cause of death was suicide.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Raymond Benedict "Ray" McCarey (September 6, 1904 – December 1, 1948) was an American film director, brother of director Leo McCarey.

McCarey began working at Hal Roach Studios, where he did work on short films with Our Gang and Laurel and Hardy. He also worked with Roscoe Arbuckle, the Three Stooges, Lucille Ball, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong and Dorothy Dandridge among many others. Most of his feature film work consisted of "B" pictures and low-budget films. He directed 62 films between 1930 and 1948.

He was the brother of director Leo McCarey and was occasionally billed as Raymond McCarey but usually as Ray McCarey.

On December 2, 1948 Ray was found dead kneeling beside his bed. According to the San Bernardino County Sun two empty prescription bottles were found by his bed. His older brother, director Leo McCarey, said he had been in ill health for several months. The official cause of death was suicide.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 50

Birthday 1904-09-06

Day of Death 1948-12-01

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Raymond B. McCarey
  • Raymond McCarey

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1946 Strange Triangle Director
1946 The Falcon's Alibi Director
1944 Atlantic City Director
1944 Passport to Destiny Director
1943 So This Is Washington Director
1942 That Other Woman Director
1942 It Happened in Flatbush Director
1942 A Gentleman at Heart Director
1941 The Perfect Snob Director
1941 Cadet Girl Director
1941 Accent On Love Director
1941 The Cowboy and the Blonde Director
1941 Murder Among Friends Director
1940 Millionaires in Prison Director
1940 You Can't Fool Your Wife Director
1940 Little Orvie Director
1939 Torchy Runs for Mayor Director
1939 Outside These Walls Director
1938 The Devil's Party Director
1938 Goodbye Broadway Director
1937 Oh, Doctor Director
1936 Three Cheers for Love Director
1935 Millions in the Air Director
1935 Hot Tip Director
1935 Sunset Range Director
1935 The Mystery Man Director
1934 Three Little Pigskins Director
1934 Girl o' My Dreams Director
1934 Get Along Little Hubby Director
1934 I Scream Director
1934 Pugs and Kisses Director
1934 Henry the Ache Director
1934 Howd' Ya Like That? Director
1933 Here Comes Flossie! Director
1933 Tomalio Director
1933 Harry Warren: America's Foremost Composer Director
1933 Hizzoner Director
1933 Gobs of Fun Director
1933 Close Relations Director
1933 Sea Sore Director
1933 Salt Water Daffy Director
1932 In the Dough Director
1932 Scram! Director
1932 Tennis Technique Director
1932 Wild People Director
1932 Free Eats Director
1930 Two Plus Fours Director
1928 The Campus Carmen Assistant Director
1927 The Pride of Pikeville Assistant Director

Writing

1940 You Can't Fool Your Wife Story
1932 Pack Up Your Troubles Writer

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