Brian Keith

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Robert Brian Keith Jr.
  • Birth Place: Bayonne, NJ
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/14/1921, Scorpio
  • Date of Death: 06/24/1997
  • Profession: Actor
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Brian Keith Fast Facts:
  • Born to thespian parents.
  • Appeared in silent films as a child actor.
  • Acted in radio plays at an early age.
  • Served as a Marine aerial gunner in World War II.
  • Made stage debut in 1946 in the production Heyday.
  • Made a riveting appearance as a jealous, obsessive, abusive husband in the 1963 debut of the classic drama series The Fugitive.
  • Best known, though, on TV in a very different role, that of a bachelor who raises a nephew and two nieces, in Family Affair, a sitcom that debuted in 1966. He received three Emmy nominations for the role.
  • Died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1997.
  • Awarded the 2,365th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008.
  • Brian Keith Relationships:
  • Victoria Young Keith - Wife
  • Helena Shipman - Mother
  • Daisy Keith - Daughter
  • Robert Keith - Father
  • Brian Keith Awards:
  • 1969 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1967 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1968 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee

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