Occupation: Actor,Comedian, Writer

Date of Birth:May 23, 1958 was born to Lewis(Draftsman) and Beulah (Secretary) Carey (Collingwood)at Deaconess General Hospital (4299 Pearl Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44109-4272 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

Sign: Sun in Gemini, Moon in Leo

In April of 1999 engaged in a "smoke in" Barney's Beanery, a popular Hollywood bar and restaurant frequented by show-business folks. Even though Carey himself doesnt smoke. he joined the protest in the interest of civil liberties, "It should be up to each bar owner and patron to decide if they want to smoke or not," said Carey. (*a)

Born at 7:00pm-EDT

Father died when Carey was 8, spawning years of depression, and leading to multiple suicide attempts

Junior High School: Mooney Junior High School

Senior High School: James Ford Rhodes High School

College: Kent State University (Ohio) 2 years

He has served in the US Marine Corps.

He is left-handed.

He underwent lasik surgery to correct vision. Currently wears trademark glasses as a "prop."

Had angioplasty in august of 2001

Played in his high school marching band.

Has had many television and screen appearances

1.Hail Sid Caesar! The Golden Age of Comedy (2001) .... Himself
2.Drew Carey's Improv All Stars (2001) (TV
3.Royal Rumble (2001) (V) .... Himself
4.Geppetto (2000) (TV) .... Geppetto
5.Play It to the Bone (1999) .... Ringside Fan
6.Big Tease, The (1999) .... Himself
7."Whose Line is it Anyway?" (1998) TV Series .... Himself (Host)
8.Sex, Drugs, and Freedom of Choice (1998) (TV).... Himself
9."The Drew Carey Show" (1995) TV Series .... Drew Allison Carey
10.Freaky Friday (1995) (TV) .... Stan Horner/I.R.S. Agent
11."Good Life, The" (1994) TV Series .... Drew Clark
12.Coneheads (1993) .... Taxi Passenger
As well as many television show appearances including "Dharma and Greg", "Ellen", "Coach", "Home Improvement" (*b)

(*a)quoted from the Advocates for Self-Government homepage. (*b)quoted from the Internet Movie Database hompage.

After several years of entertainment Friday, February 21, 2003 the former marine has received a star on the walk of fame.

His star is in front of the, The Supply Sergeant military surplus store which Carey comments "it's great being here in front of The Supply Sergeant because if a war breaks out you can buy your military supplies here and think of me."

Carey's star is the 2,216th put on the walk of fame, which also includes: Thomas Edison, Big Bird, and Pee Wee Herman.


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