Michele Carey is an American actress of yesteryears. She gained fame when she was cast as Josephine MacDonald in the film named El Dorado in the year 1966. She did several good films and TV series and was highly popular during her time. Let us today take a walk down memory lane and see how her career and life shaped for her.
Michele Carey and her life before fame
Michele Carey was born on 26 February 1943 in Annapolis in Maryland. Her current age is 75 years. She has an American nationality and her ethnicity is not known. Her father worked as a wrestling instructor for the US Navy Academy. Her childhood days were spent in different states and cities due to her father’s migratory job nature.
Michele loved to play music and was a piano prodigy. She had won an award at the national contest held during the Chicago Music Festival. Her age at that time was 13. Michele studied at the Fort Collins High School. Michele was married for sometime after that and even delivered a son.
Michele Carey and the career start
Michele after her delivery registered with a modeling agency called Powers Agency and later shifted to Los Angeles with her son. She soon procured many modeling assignments. She also wanted to try her hands at acting and approached several producers and directors for work. She managed to get some good meaty roles. She began with some TV series roles.
Michele Carey and her breakthrough role
In 1966, Michele got to play in the movie El Dorado. Her role was that of a lady called Josephine MacDonald and she played the character successfully. It was liked by her viewers and fans and she received rave reviews for it.
The success of the movie El Dorado helped her to get more film roles. She was cast in Live a Little, Love a Little, Dirty Dingus Magee, and The Sweet Ride. She also did TV roles such as in The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Mission Impossible, and such TV series. She was seen in several TV and film projects from 1960 to 1970 and after that, there was some downfall in her career.
The comeback phase of Michele Carey
Michele tried a comeback in 1980 and appeared in the movie In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro. The film was a moderate success and did not help her to rebuild her career as an actress. Michele Carey used to earn a decent sum of money from her acting roles. Her net worth is said to be $ 5 million.
Michele Carey and her personal life
Michele Carey was married briefly after her high school days. The couple also had a son but she moved to Hollywood with her son to pursue a career in acting. Later in 1999, she married a businessman who was called Fred G. Strebel and then switched to the role of a homemaker and housewife and mother after that. In the year 2011, her husband expired and she has not remarried and not entered into any new relationship after that.
Michele Carey and her death
Michele died on 21 November 2018 at age 75 due to natural causes.
Michele is a private type of a person and is not active on social media. She has a gorgeous body with an hourglass type of body. Her height is not known but her weight is 63 kg. She has figure stats of 38-27-38 inches and her dress size is 10 US. She has blonde hair and brown eyes.
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