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Timothy Carey in The World's Greatest Sinner.
|Born||Timothy Agoglia Carey|
March 11, 1929
Brooklyn, New York
|Died||May 11, 1994 (aged 65)|
Los Angeles, California
Carey wrote, produced, directed and starred in the 1962 feature The World's Greatest Sinner which was scored by Frank Zappa. Although it had no commercial release, the film has achieved cult status and established Carey as an important figure in independent film.
As an actor, Carey appeared in the Stanley Kubrick films The Killing and Paths of Glory, and in the John Cassavetes films Minnie and Moskowitz and The Killing of a Chinese Bookie. He had roles in East of Eden, The Wild One, One-Eyed Jacks and Beach Blanket Bingo. He also played a minor role as theAngel of Death in the comedy film D.C. Cab, and appeared in the Monkees vehicle Head. His final appearance was in the 1986 movie Echo Park. Carey also did a select amount of acting on TV from the 1950s through the 1980s.
He died from a stroke in 1994.