Carey Wilson

Screenwriter, Film writer

1889 – 1962

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Who was Carey Wilson?

Carey Wilson was an American screenwriter, voice actor and producer. Wilson's screenplays include Ben-Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, and The Great Heart. His credits as producer include Green Dolphin Street.

He also narrated many nuclear test films, produced by the Atomic Energy Commission and by the Department of Defense, 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.

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Born
May 19, 1889
Philadelphia
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  • United States of America
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Died
Feb 1, 1962
Hollywood

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on July 23, 2013

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