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Brian Keith is ...

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Born 14 Nov 1921 in Bayonne
Died 24 Jun 1997 in Malibu
Age75 years, 7 months
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Brian Keith
Brian Keith
Publicity photo of Brian Keith in film Dino.

About Brian Keith

Brian Keith (born Robert Alba Keith, November 14, 1921 – June 24, 1997) was an American film, television, and stage actor who in his six-decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the Disney family film The Parent Trap (1961), the comedy The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966), and the adventure saga The Wind and the Lion (1975), in which he portrayed President Theodore Roosevelt. On television, two of his best-known roles were those of bachelor-uncle-turned-reluctant-parent Bill Davis in the 1960s sitcom Family Affair, and a tough retired judge in the 1980s light hearted crime drama, Hardcastle and McCormick. He also starred in The Brian Keith Show, which aired on NBC from 1972 to 1974, where he portrayed a pediatrician who operated a free clinic on Oahu, and in the CBS comedy series Heartland.

Death

During the latter part of his life, Keith suffered from emphysema and lung cancer, despite having quit smoking ten years earlier. He had appeared in an endorsement campaign for Camel cigarettes in 1955. On June 24, 1997, he was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his home in Malibu, California, two months after his daughter Daisy committed suicide. It was also reported that he had financial problems and suffered from depression throughout his final days.

Maureen O'Hara stated in an interview not long after Keith died that she believed he did not commit suicide. She stated that he had a large gun collection, and enjoyed cleaning them and showing them to people. She believed he might have been cleaning the gun or looking at it when it went off, and that his death was an accident and definitely not a suicide. She had just visited with him and said he was fine and in good spirits. Also, she stated he would not have committed suicide due to his Catholic beliefs.

Keith's family was joined by many mourners at a private funeral, including Family Affair co stars Kathy Garver and Johnny Whitaker, and Hardcastle and McCormick co star Daniel Hugh Kelly. Keith's ashes were interred next to those of his daughter Daisy at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.

Films

Brian Keith has worked on the following films:

Krakatoa, East of Java
1969 American disaster film
1969
The Wind and the Lion
1975 adventure movie on the Perdicaris incident in Morocco 1904
1975
Nickelodeon
1976 film by Peter Bogdanovich
1976
Young Guns
1988 film by Christopher Cain
1988
The Yakuza
1975 film by Sydney Pollack
1975
With Six You Get Eggroll
1968 film by Howard Morris
1968
Sharky's Machine
1981 film by Burt Reynolds
1981
Meteor
1979 film by Ronald Neame
1979
Knute Rockne, All American
1940 film by William K. Howard, Lloyd Bacon
1940
Hooper
1978 film by Hal Needham
1978
Gaily, Gaily
1969 film by Norman Jewison
1969
The Rare Breed
1966 film by Andrew V. McLaglen
1966
Storm Center
1956 film by Daniel Taradash
1956
Reflections in a Golden Eye
1967 film by John Huston
1967
The Young Philadelphians
1959 film by Vincent Sherman
1959
5 Against the House
1955 film by Phil Karlson
1955
The Violent Men
1955 film by Rudolph Maté
1955
Nevada Smith
1966 film by Henry Hathaway
1966
Those Calloways
1965 film by Norman Tokar
1965
Nightfall
1957 film by Jacques Tourneur
1957
The Pleasure Seekers
1964 film by Jean Negulesco
1964
Tight Spot
1955 American film noir directed by Phil Karlson and written by William Bowers, based on the play Dead Pigeon, by Leonard Kantor
1955
Moon Pilot
1962 film by James Neilson
1962
Something Big
1971 film by Andrew V. McLaglen
1971
The Deadly Companions
American western film of 1961
1961
Savage Sam
1963 film by Norman Tokar
1963
Way...Way Out
1966 film by Gordon Douglas
1966
Ten Who Dared
1960 film by William Beaudine
1960
The McKenzie Break
1970 British war drama film
1970
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen
1981 film by Clive Donner
1981
Fort Dobbs
1958 film by Gordon Douglas
1958
Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came
1970 film by Hy Averback
1970
A Tiger Walks
1964 film by Norman Tokar
1964
The Mountain Men
1980 film by Richard Lang
1980
Scandalous John
1971 film directed by Robert Butler
1971
Run of the Arrow
1957 film by Samuel Fuller
1957
Arrowhead
1953 film by Charles Marquis Warren
1953
Chicago Confidential
1957 film by Sidney Salkow
1957
Desert Hell
1958 film by Charles Marquis Warren
1958
Violent Road
1958 film by Howard W. Koch
1958
Jivaro
1954 film by Edward Ludwig
1954
The Raiders
1963 film by Herschel Daugherty
1963
Welcome Home
1989 drama film
1989
Sierra Baron
1958 film by James B. Clark
1958
Villa!!
1958 film by James B. Clark
1958
Death Before Dishonor
1987 film by Terry Leonard
1987
Alaska Seas
1954 film by Jerry Hopper
1954