Carey Wilson (May 19, 1889 – February 1, 1962) was an
American screenwriter, voice actor and producer. Wilson's screenplays include
Ben-Hur (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
For his contribution in films, Wilson has a star on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame. His star is located on 6301 Hollywood Blvd.
May 19, 1889
Place of birth
Philadelphia - Pennsylvania - USA