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Macdonald Carey
Carey macdonald

Full Name

Edward Macdonald Carey

Birthdate

March 15, 1913

Birthplace

Sioux City, Iowa, USA

Date of Death

March 21, 1994 (age 81)

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer

Occupation

Actor

Years Active

1965-1994

Macdonald Carey's daytime career started in 1965 when he became an original cast member on Days of our Lives. Carey had numerous credits to his name before joining DAYS and continued to make appearances while appearing on DAYS. Carey died on March 21, 1994 of lung cancer.

Personal LifeEdit

Carey was married to Elizabeth Heckacher from 1941-1971. They had six children: Lynn Catherine (b. 10/29/1946), Theresa, Steven, Edward Macdonald Jr. (b. 04/22/1954), Paul and Lisa (b. 1949).

SoapographyEdit



Awards and NominationsEdit

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1974 Actor Tom Horton, Days of our Lives W
1975 Actor Tom Horton, Days of our Lives W
1976 Actor Tom Horton, Days of our Lives N

Emmy Award Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1968 Achievement for Individuals Tom Horton, Days of our Lives N
1973 Achievement for Individuals Tom Horton, Days of our Lives N

Soap Opera Digest Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1984 Outstanding Actor in a Mature Role - Daytime Tom Horton, Days of our Lives W
1985 Outstanding Actor in a Mature Role - Daytime Tom Horton, Days of our Lives W
1990 Editor's Choice Shared with Frances Reid W

Soapy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1978 Favorite Actor in a Mature Role Tom Horton, Days of our Lives W
1979 Favorite Actor in a Mature Role Tom Horton, Days of our Lives W

Honors

Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Preceded by
1st Winner
Lead Actor Winner
1974, 1975
Succeeded by
Larry Haines (1976)

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