Carey Wilson
Date of Birth
May 19, 1889


Carey Wilson's long film career began with the Goldwyn company in the late teens. Wilson remained with Goldwyn during its merger with Louis B. Mayer's Metro studios in 1924; his friendship with MGM-executive Irving Thalberg further solidified his position at the studio. A prolific screenwriter, Wilson was one of the many hands who worked on the 1926 epic Ben-Hur, and in 1935 he shared an Academy...