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December 4, 1985 | GARRY ABRAMS, Times Staff Writer
To millions of soap opera watchers Macdonald Carey is lovable, grandfatherly Dr. Tom Horton, for 20 years a central character on internationally syndicated "Days of Our Lives." All over the world, people call out "Dr. Horton" when they see him on the street or say such things as, "The first time I saw you, you were speaking Farsi." To millions fewer, he is also known as a man with a money-gobbling fixation that has afflicted him since his youth in the Midwest. Yes, it can now be told.
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March 22, 1994 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Macdonald Carey, the tall veteran actor of stage, screen, radio and television best known in recent years as the patriarchal Dr. Tom Horton on the daytime soap opera "Days of Our Lives," died Monday. He was 81. Carey, who had undergone surgery for lung cancer in 1991, died of the disease in his Beverly Hills home. He had continued working on the television series until two months ago. A spokeswoman said writers will have Carey's character die in the program.
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March 22, 1994 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Macdonald Carey, the tall veteran actor of stage, screen, radio and television best known in recent years as the patriarchal Dr. Tom Horton on the daytime soap opera "Days of Our Lives," died Monday. He was 81. Carey, who had undergone surgery for lung cancer in 1991, died of the disease in his Beverly Hills home. He had continued working on the television series until two months ago. A spokeswoman said writers will have Carey's character die in the program.
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June 9, 1988 | DICK RORABACK, Times Staff Writer
How does it feel to grow old? I don't know. I guess it makes you more aware of when you're wasting your time or maybe just more aware and just a little choosier about how you spend it ... --Macdonald Carey In a cluttered, cozy roost on Benedict Canyon Drive dwells a born griot . In another time or place, the griot --the storyteller, the one with the fine, resonant voice--would spin his yarns under the baobab tree, or in the agora.
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May 12, 1988 | DEBORAH CAULFIELD, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Longtime stage, screen and TV soaps star Macdonald Carey, 75, is receiving an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts today--for poetry. The bestowal, by the University of South Carolina's Aiken campus, which similarly honored actor Jimmy Stewart last week as part of that state's "Year of the Arts" celebration, coincides with the release of Carey's third published book of verse. Carey, longtime regular Dr.
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June 9, 1988 | DICK RORABACK, Times Staff Writer
How does it feel to grow old? I don't know. I guess it makes you more aware of when you're wasting your time or maybe just more aware and just a little choosier about how you spend it ... --Macdonald Carey In a cluttered, cozy roost on Benedict Canyon Drive dwells a born griot . In another time or place, the griot --the storyteller, the one with the fine, resonant voice--would spin his yarns under the baobab tree, or in the agora.
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September 25, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Carey Recovering: Actor Macdonald Carey, 78, recovering from lung cancer surgery performed last week, has been moved from intensive care and will be in St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica about five more days, a spokesman said Tuesday. A statement from his surgeon was optimistic about Carey's rapid return to "Days of Our Lives," on which he has starred for 26 seasons.
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April 22, 1993 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
About 140 people have sought services at the new Macdonald Carey East Valley Mental Health Center this year, according to officials. The East Valley area was left without any mental health services in June, 1989, when the county, in a budget crisis, closed down the East Valley Mental Health Center in North Hollywood. The new center opened in December at 11631 Victory Blvd.
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September 12, 1990
Despite protests by another Jewish group, Chabad of California officials took in a record $6.15 million on their 10th annual "L'Chaim--To Life!" telethon Sunday. Entertainers including Jon Voight, Jan Murray, Sally Kirkland, Richard Benjamin and Macdonald Carey appeared on the seven-hour program, broadcast live on KCOP-TV. Officials of the ultra-Orthodox sect say the contributions will be targeted for drug rehabilitation, elderly, immigrant and homeless programs.
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June 17, 1989
For reasons known but to the Muse, the Los Angeles poetry scene, long dormant, has begun to burgeon again, most notably under the inspirational aegis of a group called Poetry in Motion. PIM has attracted not only a host of prominent California poets but the sizable support of celebrity votaries as well, many of whom join in the readings, some from their own body of work. Having outgrown its regular Tuesday night sessions at the ultrachic Helena's, PIM recently moved to Heartbreak Cafe, only to overflow again and decamp to Cafe Largo.
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May 12, 1988 | DEBORAH CAULFIELD, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Longtime stage, screen and TV soaps star Macdonald Carey, 75, is receiving an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts today--for poetry. The bestowal, by the University of South Carolina's Aiken campus, which similarly honored actor Jimmy Stewart last week as part of that state's "Year of the Arts" celebration, coincides with the release of Carey's third published book of verse. Carey, longtime regular Dr.
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December 4, 1985 | GARRY ABRAMS, Times Staff Writer
To millions of soap opera watchers Macdonald Carey is lovable, grandfatherly Dr. Tom Horton, for 20 years a central character on internationally syndicated "Days of Our Lives." All over the world, people call out "Dr. Horton" when they see him on the street or say such things as, "The first time I saw you, you were speaking Farsi." To millions fewer, he is also known as a man with a money-gobbling fixation that has afflicted him since his youth in the Midwest. Yes, it can now be told.
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February 4, 1994 | JEFF McDONALD
Two Ventura County senior citizens who have dedicated much of their lives to serving others will be honored by a senior care group at a special dinner next week. Myra Harrison, president of Harrison Industries, and Lloyd Fellows, an ordained minister and clinical psychologist, will be presented with Distinguished Senior awards from Caregivers Inc., a Ventura-based nonprofit organization that provides help to needy seniors. Myra Harrison, who lives in Ventura, is the widow of E. J.
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October 21, 1995 | DAVID E. BRADY
A Van Nuys-based mental health agency will honor a San Fernando Valley resident at a fund-raising banquet Sunday in Tarzana for his 15 years of work with the nonprofit group. Receiving the first Macdonald Carey Award will be Sidney V. Saginor, 86, a semi-retired financial adviser from Encino and a member of the San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center's board of directors for 15 years. "We thought that it would be kind of nice to honor him," center staff member Dorie A. Paley said.
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