Thursday, March 21, 2013

Celebrity Grave: "Days of Our Lives" Actor Macdonald Carey 1994

 
Edward Macdonald Carey (March 15, 1913 – March 21, 1994) was an American actor, best known for his role as the patriarch Dr. Tom Horton on NBC's soap opera Days of our Lives. For almost three decades, he was the show's central cast member.

 
He was married to Elizabeth Hecksher from 1943 until their divorce in 1969. They had six children. Later, he dated Lois Kraines. The couple remained together until from 1973 until Carey's death.

Carey's six chilren are: Lynn, Theresa, Lisa, Steven, Edward Macdonald Jr., and Paul. Theresa is the mother of Survivor: Panama Exile Island winner Aras Baskauskas. Lynn Carey was a 1970s Penthouse Pet and well respected singer, providing music for Russ Meyer's legendary cult classic film Beyond the Valley of the Dolls.

Macdonald Carey is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California, alongside a space already set aside for his daughter Lisa.

 


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