Philip Carey (July 15, 1925 – February 6, 2009) was an American actor.
A former U.S. Marine, Carey made appearances in films such as This Woman is Dangerous with Joan Crawford (1952) Calamity Jane (1953), Pushover (1954) and Monster (1979).
From 1965-1967, Carey played Captain Edward Parmalee on the NBC western television series Laredo, set in the South Texas city located on the Rio Grande. After Laredo, Carey guest starred in an episode of ABC’s military-western Custer starring Wayne Maunder in the title role.
From 1979 until late 2007, he has played the protective Texan patriarch Asa Buchanan on the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live.
Death of Philip Carey
Philip Carey died of lung cancer
Philip Carey was 83 years old at the time of his death.
Philip Carey was diagnosed with lung cancer in January 2006 and underwent chemotherapy.
One Life to Live: Asa’s Heart Attack