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Brian Keith (November 14, 1921 – June 24, 1997) was an American film, television, and stage actor who in his four decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the 1961 Disney family film The Parent Trap, the 1966 comedy The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, and the 1975 adventure saga The Wind and the Lion, in which he portrayed Theodore Roosevelt.

On television, two of his best known roles were that of a widowed uncle turned bachelor: Bill Davis, in the 1960s sitcom Family Affair, and a tough judge in the 1980s drama Hardcastle and McCormick.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Brian Keith, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Brian Keith (November 14, 1921 – June 24, 1997) was an American film, television, and stage actor who in his four decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the 1961 Disney family film The Parent Trap, the 1966 comedy The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, and the 1975 adventure saga The Wind and the Lion, in which he portrayed Theodore Roosevelt.

On television, two of his best known roles were that of a widowed uncle turned bachelor: Bill Davis, in the 1960s sitcom Family Affair, and a tough judge in the 1980s drama Hardcastle and McCormick.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Brian Keith, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 120

Birthday 1921-11-14

Day of Death 1997-06-24

Place of Birth Bayonne, New Jersey, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1999 Follow Your Heart as Roddy Thompson
1998 Red-Blooded American Girl II as Mr. Colbert
1997 The Second Civil War as Maj. Gen. Charles Buford
1997 Rough Riders (2 episodes) as President William McKinley
1997 Walking Thunder as Narrator
1995 Cybill (1 episode)
1994 Spider-Man (3 episodes)
1994 Touched by an Angel (1 episode)
1994 Duckman (1 episode)
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (1 episode)
1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1 episode) as Mullibok
1993 Wind Dancer as Truman Richards
1991 Walter and Emily (13 episodes)
1991 The Commish (1 episode)
1989 Lady in the Corner as David Henderson
1989 Welcome Home as Harry Robins
1989 Heartland (10 episodes) as B.L. McCutcheon
1989 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson as Frank Wellman Sr.
1988 Young Guns as Buckshot Roberts
1987 The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory as Colonel Davy Crockett
1987 The Pursuit of Happiness (10 episodes)
1987 Death Before Dishonor as Col. Halloran
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode) as Caleb McCallum
1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (67 episodes) as Judge Milton C. Hardcastle
1982 Cry For The Strangers as Chief Whalen
1982 World War III (2 episodes) as Secretary General Gorny
1981 Sharky's Machine as Papa
1981 Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen as Police Chief Baxter
1980 The Mountain Men as Henry Frapp
1980 Power as Charles Kandell
1979 Meteor as Dr. Alexei Dubov
1979 The Chisholms (18 episodes)
1978 Centennial (12 episodes) as Sheriff Axel Dumire
1978 Hooper as Jocko Doyle
1977 In the Matter of Karen Ann Quinlan as Joe Quinlan
1976 Nickelodeon as H.H. Cobb
1976 The Loneliest Runner as Arnold Curtis
1976 Joe Panther as Capt. Harper
1976 The Quest (16 episodes) as Tank Logan as Tank Logan
1976 How the West Was Won (3 episodes)
1975 The Wind and the Lion as Theodore Roosevelt
1975 Archer (6 episodes) as Lew Archer
1974 The Yakuza as George Tanner
1974 The Zoo Gang (6 episodes)
1972 The Brian Keith Show (47 episodes) as Dr. Sean Jamison
1972 The Bull Of The West as Johnny Wade
1972 Second Chance as Geoff Smith
1971 Something Big as Col. Morgan
1971 Scandalous John as John McCanless
1970 The McKenzie Break as Captain Jack Connor
1970 Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? as Officer Michael M. Nace
1969 Gaily, Gaily as Sullivan
1969 The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (1 episode)
1968 Krakatoa, East of Java as Connerly
1968 With Six You Get Eggroll as Jake Iverson
1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye as Morris Langdon
1966 Way... Way Out as Gen. 'Howling Bull' Hallenby
1966 Family Affair (138 episodes) as Bill Davis
1966 Nevada Smith as Jonas Cord
1966 The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming as Police Chief Link Mattocks
1966 The Rare Breed as Alexander Bowen
1965 The Hallelujah Trail as Frank Wallingham
1965 Those Calloways as Cam Calloway
1964 The Pleasure Seekers as Paul Barton
1964 Profiles in Courage (1 episode)
1964 The Tenderfoot as Mose Carson
1964 A Tiger Walks as Sheriff Pete Williams
1963 The Raiders as McElroy
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)
1963 The Great Adventure (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode)
1963 Savage Sam as Uncle Beck Coates
1963 Johnny Shiloh as Sergeant Gabe Trotter
1962 The Virginian (1 episode)
1962 Sam Benedict (1 episode)
1962 Moon Pilot as Maj. Gen. John M. Vanneman
1961 Target: The Corruptors! (2 episodes)
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1961 The Wonderful World of Disney (3 episodes)
1961 The Parent Trap as Mitch Evers
1961 The Deadly Companions as Yellowleg
1960 Ten Who Dared as William Dunn
1960 The Westerner (13 episodes) as Dave Blassingame
1960 Outlaws (2 episodes)
1959 Laramie (1 episode)
1959 The Young Philadelphians as Mike Flanagan
1959 Rawhide (1 episode)
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1958 Sierra Baron as Jack McCrackin
1958 Desert Hell as Capt. Robert Edwards
1958 Violent Road as Mitch Barton
1958 Fort Dobbs as Clett
1957 Hell Canyon Outlaws as Happy Waters
1957 Run of the Arrow as Captain Clark
1957 Appointment with a Shadow as Lt. Spencer
1957 Chicago Confidential as Dist. Atty. Jim Fremont
1957 Dino as Larry Sheridan
1956 Nightfall as John
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1 episode)
1956 Storm Center as Paul Duncan
1955 Crusader (53 episodes) as Matt Anders
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (4 episodes)
1955 5 Against the House as Brick
1955 Tight Spot as Vince Striker
1955 The Violent Men as Cole Wilkison
1954 Climax! (1 episode)
1954 Studio 57 (1 episode)
1954 The Bamboo Prison as Cpl. Brady
1954 Jivaro as Tony
1954 Alaska Seas as Jim Kimmerly
1953 Arrowhead as Capt. Bill North
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1951 Tales of Tomorrow (4 episodes)
1951 Fourteen Hours as Extra (uncredited)
1950 Lux Video Theatre (3 episodes)
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (1 episode)
1949 Suspense (6 episodes)
1947 Boomerang! as Man in Mob Behind Courthouse (uncredited)
1940 Knute Rockne All American as Student at Train Station

Directing

1972 The Brian Keith Show (1 episode)Director

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