Trained under legendary master teacher Stella Adler, Carey has appeared in over 100 episodes of television and over 50 feature films as well as numerous plays in New York and Los Angeles.
Some of his co-stars include: Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Jim Carrey, Tom Hanks, Adrien Brody, John C. Reilly, Jason Segel, Amanda Seyfried, Martin Lawrence, Jennifer Aniston, Whoopi Goldberg, Madonna, Danny Trejo, Tom Sizemore, Judd Nelson, Diane Ladd, January Jones, John Savage, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Andrew Dice Clay, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Chloe Sevigny, Harry Dean Stanton, James Spader, Ashley Tisdale, Janine Turner, Linda Cardellini, Haley Joel Osment, Jonathan Banks, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Carroll O’Connor, Dolly Parton, Ernie Hudson, Philip Baker Hall, Denise Richards, Morgan Fairchild, Tracy Letts, Julianne Nicholson, Alan Thicke, Mary Kay Place, Cole & Dylan Sprouse, Dean Cain, Anthony Edwards.. and many others.
Carey has directed three full length feature films. His latest, Faith of Our Fathers, was released through Samuel Goldwyn Films.
He opened the doors to his acting school, The Rehearsal Room, in 1983.