Made stage debut appearing with father Harry Carey in Lakewood summer repertory company in Skowhegan, ME
After serving in U.S. Navy (1942-45), signed long-term contract with John Ford
Made film acting debut in Western "Rolling Home"
First film with John Wayne, "Red River"; directed by Howard Hawks
First directed by John Ford in "3 Godfathers," also starring Wayne
Re-teamed with director Ford and co-star Wayne in "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon"
Played ranch counselor Bill Burnett on Disney serial "The Adventures of Spin and Marty"
Appeared in Hawks directed "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," starring Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe
Appeared on CBS Western series "Have Gun - Will Travel"
Made recurring guest appearances on "Wagon Train" (NBC, ABC)
Appeared on several episodes of NBC's "Bonanza"
Played an aging biker in "Mask," starring Cher
Made cameo in Robert Zemeckis' "Back to the Future Part III" in a saloon scene
Cast as Marshal Fred White in "Tombstone"
Wrote about his experiences working with John Ford in <i>Company of Heroes: My Life as an Actor in the John Ford Stock Company</i>
Made executive producing and writing debut with Western "Horse Tales"
Cast in TNT's Western drama "Last Stand at Saber River"
Featured in documentary "Dobe and a Company of Heroes"
Received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Learned to stand simultaneously on two galloping horses - a trick called "roman riding" - for romantic Western "Rio Grande"
Wrote and produced documentary about his father "Trader Horn: The Journey Back"