Macdonald Carey began his acting career in the 1940's starring in several "B" movies. In the 1950's he appeared on numerous television programs finally landing his own program in 1956 called Dr. Christian which lasted one season and in 1959 the television program Lock-Up lasting two seasons. But…more
Macdonald was a member of the Actors Branch.
Macdonald has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Macdonald graduated from the University of Iowa.
MacDonald Carey's grandson, Aras Baskauskas, won the 12th season of Survivor: Exile Island.
He was the first daytime actor to win an Emmy when the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences established a category for daytime programming.
Days Of Our Lives was the first soap to sign a movie star to their show when they employed Macdonald Carey in 1965.