Born January 31, 1896 in New York City, New York, USA
Olive Carey was born Olive Fuller Golden on January 31, 1896. Olive was 18 when she appeared in her first motion picture, a silent entitled, Tess of the Storm Country (1914). After she made A Knight of the Range (1916), she retired from films. In 1916, she married actor Harry Carey who was eighteen years older. They had two children, one of whom was Harry Carey Jr. who was a very good actor in his own right. Olive briefly returned to the screen in 1931 in a film called Trader Horn (1931). After 1935's Naughty Marietta (1935) Olive again stepped away from the cameras. But in 1947, her husband passed away, and she, once more, stepped into films. This time her stay was a bit longer. Her first film following Harry's death was Air Hostess (1949). She continued to act in films off and on until age 70 when she appeared for the last time in 1966's Billy the Kid Versus Dracula (1966). On March 13, 1988, Olive died in Carpinteria, California, at the age of 92.