Brian KEITH | Robert Alba Keith

* 14.11.1921, Bayonne, New Jersey, USA † 24.06.1997, Malibu, California, USA

Schauspieler * Sohn von Robert Keith * (nach der Highschool) dient bei den Marines (1942-45) * 1946 Bühnendebüt in Heyday (in New Haven) - 1948 spielt erstmals am Broadway in Mister Roberts * ab 1952 tritt in einzelnen Folgen verschiedener Fernsehserien auf * Kinodebüt im Western Arrowhead (1952) * bekommt einen Vertrag bei Columbia und wirkt in folgenden Jahren - meist als second lead - in zahlreichen Western, Krimis oder Abenteuerfilmen mit * in den 60er Jahren arbeitet mehrmals für Disney (Studio) und etabliert sich als bärbeißiger, aber liebenswerter Kerl * 1966-71 verkörpert Onkel Bill in der TV-Serie (und seinem größten Erfolg) Family Affair/Lieber Onkel Bill - anschließend übernimmt verstärkt Rollen in weiteren Fernsehserien (The Brian Keith Show, 1972-74; Titelheld in Archer, 1975; How the West Was Won, 1977; Hardcastle and McCormick, 1983-86; Pursuit of Happiness, 1987/88; Heartland, 1989; Walter & Emily, 1991-92) und -filmen (In the Matter of Karen Ann Quinlan, 1977; Mauritz Stiller in The Silent Lovers, 1980; Davy Crockett in The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory, 1987) * 1978 kehrt an den Broadway in Da zurück * Gründer der Firma Miguel Productions (in Honolulu, Hawaii)


"I don't want to play the same guy all the time. I've got three or four scripts at home in which I play somebody's father or uncle, but it's the same old junk. I like to play characters." (1966)

FILMS

# Arrowhead (Die Bestie der Wildnis, 1952-USA; d+B: Charles Marquis Warren, K: Ray Rennahan, M: Paul Sawtell, D: Charlton Heston: Ed Bannon ° Jack Palance: Toriano ° Katy Jurado: Nita, Brian Keith: Captain North) 105m-Western (Roman von W.R. Burnett) (11-12; 5308)
# Jivaro (Der Schatz der Jivaro, 1953-USA; R: Edward Ludwig, B: Winston Miller, K: Lionel Lindon, M: Gregory Stone, D: Fernando Lamas: Rio ° Rhonda Fleming: Alice Parker, Brian Keith: Tony) 91m-Abenteuer (05-06; 5402)
# Alaska Seas (Weißer Tod in Alaska, 1953-USA; d: Jerry Hopper, B: Geoffrey Homes=Daniel Mainwaring & Walter Doniger, K: William C. Mellor, ML: Irvin Talbot, D: Robert Ryan: Matt Kelly ° Jan Sterling: Nicky Jackson ° Brian Keith: Jim Kimmerly ° Gene Barry: Verne Williams) 78m-Abenteuer (Roman von Florence Barrett Willoughby, 1932) (06-07; 5401)
# The Bamboo Prison (1954-USA; d: Lewis Seiler, B: Edwin Blum & Jack DeWitt, K: Burnett Guffey, D: Robert Francis: John Rand ° Dianne Foster: Tanya Clayton ° Brian Keith: Corporal Brady) 80m-Kriegsdrama (02-03; 5412)
# The Violent Men (Rauhe Gesellen, 1954-USA; R: Rudolph Maté, B: Harry Kleiner, K: Burnett Guffey, W. Howard Greene, M: Max Steiner, D: Glenn Ford: John Parrish * Barbara Stanwyck: Martha Wilkison * Edward G. Robinson: Lew Wilkison, Dianne Foster: Judith Wilkison, Brian Keith: Cole Wilkison, May Wynn: Caroline Vail) 96m-Western (Roman von Donald Hamilton) (04-05; 5501)
# Tight Spot (In die Enge getrieben, 1954-USA; d: Phil Karlson, B: William Bowers, K: Burnett Guffey, M: George Duning, D: Ginger Rogers: Sherry Conley * Edward G. Robinson: Lloyd Hallett * Brian Keith: Vince Striker) 97m-Polizeidrama (Bk von Leonard Kantor) (09-10; 5505)
# 5 against the House (1954-USA; d: Phil Karlson, B: Stirling Silliphant & William Bowers & John Barnwell, K: Lester White, M: George Duning, D: Guy Madison: Al Mercer * Kim Novak: Kay Greylek * Brian Keith: Brick) 84m-Krimidrama (Roman von Jack Finney) (11-12; 5506)
# Storm Center (Storm Center, 1955-USA; R: Daniel Taradash, B: Daniel Taradash & Elick Moll, K: Burnett Guffey, M: George Duning, D: Bette Davis: Alicia Hull, Brian Keith: Paul Duncan, Kim Hunter: Martha Lockridge, Paul Kelly: Robert Ellerbe, Kevin Coughlin: Freddie Slater) 85m-Melodram (09-10; 5609)
# Nightfall (Wenn die Nacht anbricht, 1956-USA; R: Jacques Tourneur, B: Stirling Silliphant, K: Burnett Guffey, M: George Duning, D: Aldo Ray: James Vanning/Art Rayburn * Brian Keith: John * Anne Bancroft: Marie Gardner) 78m-Film-Noir (Roman von David Goodis) (03-04; 5701)
# Run of the Arrow (Hölle der tausend Martern, 1956-USA; R+B: Samuel Fuller, K: Joseph Biroc, M: Victor Young, D: Rod Steiger: O'Meara * Sarita/Sara Montiel: Yellow Mocassin * Brian Keith: Captain Clark & Ralph Meeker: Lt. Driscoll) 86m-Western (06-07; 5707)
# Dino (Dino - der Bandit, 1957-USA; d: Thomas Carr, B: Reginald Rose, K: Wilfred M. Cline, M: Gerald Fried, D: Sal Mineo: Dino Minetta, Brian Keith: Larry Sheridan, Susan Kohner: Shirley) 94m-Drama (Fernsehspiel von Reginald Rose) (01-?; 5706)
# Hell Canyon Outlaws (Die schwarze Bande, 1957-USA; d: Paul Landres, B: Allan Kaufman & Max Glandbard, K: Floyd Crosby, M: Irving Gertz, D: Dale Robertson: Sheriff Caleb Wales ° Brian Keith: Happy & Rossana Rory: Maria) 72m-Western (02; 5710)
# Chicago Confidential (Chicago vertraulich, 1957-USA; d: Sidney Salkow, B: Raymond T. Marcus=Bernard Gordon [seit 1997], K: Kenneth Peach, M: Emil Newman, D: Brian Keith: Jim Fremont ° Beverly Garland: Laura Barton ° Dick Foran: Arthur [Artie] Blaine) 73m-Krimidrama (Buch von Jack Lait & Lee Mortimer, 1950) (05-?; 5708)
# Fort Dobbs (Im Höllentempo nach Fort Dobbs, 1957-USA; d: Gordon Douglas, B: Burt Kennedy, George W. George, K: William H. Clothier, M: Max Steiner, D: Clint Walker: Gar Davis, Virginia Mayo: Celia Gray, Brian Keith: Clett, Richard Eyer: Chad Gray) 90/3m-Western (07-08; 5802)
# Violent Road (1957-USA; d: Howard W. Koch, B: Richard H. Landau, K: Carl Guthrie, M: Leith Stevens, D: Brian Keith: Mitch Barton ° Dick Foran: Frank Miller [Sarge] ° Efrem Zimbalist, Jr: George Lawrence) 86m-Drama (09; 5805)
# Desert Hell (1957-USA; d: Charles Marquis Warren, B: Endre Bohem, K: John M. Nickolaus, Jr, M: Raoul Kraushaar, D: Brian Keith: Capt. Robert Edwards ° Barbara Hale: Celie Edwards ° Richard Denning: Sgt. Pierre Bennet & Johnny Desmond: Lt. Richard Forbes) 82m-Abenteuerdrama (11; 5806)
# Appointment with a Shadow (1957-USA; d: Richard Carlson, B: Alec Coppel & Norman Jolley, K: William E. Snyder, ML: Joseph Gershenson, D: George Nader: Paul Baxter ° Joanna Moore: Penny Spencer ° Brian Keith: Lt. Spencer ° Virginia Field: Florence Knapp) 72m-Krimidrama (Short Story von Hugh Pentecost) (11-?; 5811)
# Sierra Baron (Der Sierra-Baron, 1958-USA; d: James B. Clark, B: Houston Branch, K: Alex Phillips, M: Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter, D: Brian Keith: Jack McCracken ° Rick Jason: Miguel Delmonte ° Rita Gam: Felicia Delmonte ° Mala Powers: Sue Russell ° Steve Brodie: Rufus Bynum) 78/82m-Western (Roman von Thomas W. Blackburn, 1955) (01-02; 5807)
# Villa!! (König der Banditen, 1958-USA; d: James B. Clark, B: Louis Vittes, K: Alex Phillips, M: Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter, D: Brian Keith: Bill Harmon ° Cesar Romero: López ° Margia Dean: Julie & Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr: Pancho Villa) 72m-Historienabenteuer (02-03; 5809)
# The Young Philadelphians (Der Mann aus Philadelphia, 1958-USA; d: Vincent Sherman, B: James Gunn, K: Harry Stradling, M: Ernest Gold, D: Paul Newman: Anthony Judson Lawrence, Barbara Rush: Joan Dickinson, Alexis Smith: Carol Wharton, Brian Keith: Mike Flanagan, Diane Brewster: Kate Judson Lawrence) 136m-Drama (Roman von Richard Powell, 1956) (09-12; 5905)
# Ten Who Dared (1959-USA; d: William Beaudine, B: Lawrence Edward Watkin, K: Gordon Avil, M: Oliver Wallace, D: Brian Keith: William [Bill] Dunn ° John Beal: Maj. John Wesley Powell ° James Drury: Walter Powell ° R.G. Armstrong: Oramel Howland ° Ben Johnson: George Bradley ° L.Q. Jones: Billy [Missouri] Hawkins ° Dan Sheridan: Jack Sumner ° David Stollery: Andrew Hall ° Stan Jones: Seneca Howland ° David Frankham: Frank Goodman) 92m-Historiendrama (Tagebücher von John Wesley Powell, 1875) (6011)
# The Deadly Companions (Gefährten des Todes, 1961-USA; d: Sam Peckinpah, B: Albert Sidney Fleischman, K: William H. Clothier, M: Marlin Skiles, D: Maureen O'Hara: Kit Tilden ° Brian Keith: Yellowleg ° Steve Cochran: Billy ° Chill Wills: Turk) 90m-Western (Roman von Albert Sidney Fleischman, 1960) (6106)
# The Parent Trap (Die Vermählung ihrer Eltern geben bekannt, 1961-USA; R+B: David Swift, K: Lucien Ballard, M: Paul Smith, D: Hayley Mills: Sharon McKendrick/Susan Evers, Maureen O'Hara: Maggie McKendrick, Brian Keith: Mitch Evers) 124m-Komödie (Buch/Roman von Erich Kästner, 1949) (6106) > "But the kind of picture I enjoy seeing is something like The Parent Trap. That was a charming thing with Hayley Mills playing my twin daughters. I saw that four times. I even took my wife's parents to see it. I like it so much I forgot I was in it, as a matter of fact."
# Moon Pilot (Mondgeflüster, 1961-USA; d: James Neilson, B: Maurice Tombragel, K: William Snyder, M: Paul Smith, D: Tom Tryon: Capt. Richmond Talbot ° Brian Keith: Major General John Vanneman ° Edmond O'Brien: McClosky & Dany Saval: Lyrae) 98m-Sci-Fi-Komödie (Short Story von Robert Buckner, 1960) (6202)
# Savage Sam (Im Tal der Apachen, 1962-USA; d: Norman Tokar, B: Fred Gipson & William Tunberg, K: Edward Colman, M: Oliver Wallace, D: Brian Keith: Beck Coates ° Tommy Kirk: Travis Coates ° Marta Kristen: Lisbeth Searcy ° Kevin Corcoran: Arliss Coates) 103m-Western (Buch/Roman von Fred Gipson, 1962) (6307)
# The Raiders (Die rauhen Reiter von Texas, 1963-USA; d: Herschel Daugherty, B: Gene L. Coon, K: Bud Thackery, M: Morton Stevens, D: Robert Culp: James Butler [Wild Bill] Hickok ° Brian Keith: John G. McElroy) 75m-Western (?-08; 6402)
# A Tiger Walks (1963-USA; d: Norman Tokar, B: Lowell S. Hawley, K: William Snyder, M: Buddy Baker, D: Brian Keith: Sheriff Pete Williams ° Vera Miles: Dorothy Williams) 91m-Abenteuer (Roman von Ian Niall, 1960) (6403)
# The Pleasure Seekers (Drei Mädchen in Madrid, 1964-USA; R: Jean Negulesco, B: Edith Sommer, K: Daniel L. Fapp, M: Lionel Newman, D: Ann-Margret: Fran * Anthony Franciosa: Emilio Lacaye * Carol Lynley: Maggie Williams * Gardner McKay: Pete Stenello * Pamela Tiffin: Susie Higgins / Brian Keith: Paul Barton) 107m-Komödie (Roman von John H. Secondari) (6412)
# Those Calloways (Diese Calloways, 1964-USA; R: Norman Tokar, B: Louis Pelletier, K: Edward Colman, M: Max Steiner, D: Brian Keith: Cam Calloway ° Vera Miles ° Brandon De Wilde: Bucky Calloway ° Walter Brennan: Alf Simes ° Ed Wynn: Ed Parker) 131m-Familiendrama (Buch/Roman von Paul Annixter) (6501)
# The Hallelujah Trail (Vierzig Wagen westwärts, 1964-USA * John Sturges ... Frank Wallingham) (Roman von Bill/William Gulick) (6506)
# The Rare Breed (Rancho River, 1965-USA * Andrew V. McLaglen ... Alexander Bowen) (02-04; 6602)
# The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (Die Russen kommen! Die Russen kommen!, 1965-USA * Norman Jewison ... Link Mattocks) (Roman von Nathaniel Benchley) (6605)
# Nevada Smith (Nevada Smith, 1965-USA * Henry Hathaway ... Jonas Cord) (6606)
# Way... Way Out (Das Mondkalb, 1966-USA; d: Gordon Douglas, B: William Bowers & Laszlo Vadnay, K: William H. Clothier, M: Lalo Schifrin, D: Jerry Lewis: Peter Mattemore, Connie Stevens: Eileen Forbes, Robert Morley: Harold Quonset / Brian Keith: General Hallenby) 106m-Sci-Fi-Komödie (01-03; 6610)
# Reflections in a Golden Eye (Spiegelbild im goldenen Auge, 1966-USA * John Huston ... Lieutenant Colonel Morris Langdon) (Roman von Carson McCullers) (6710)
# Krakatoa, East of Java (Krakatoa - Das größte Abenteuer des letzten Jahrhunderts, 1967/68-USA; R: Bernard L. Kowalski, B: Clifford Newton Gould & Bernard Gordon, K: Manuel Berenguer, M: Frank De Vol, D: Maximilian Schell: Chris Hanson ° Diane Baker: Laura ° Brian Keith: Harry Connerly ° Barbara Werle: Charley Adams ° John Leyton: Douglas Rigby & Sal Mineo: Leoncavallo Borghese, Rossano Brazzi: Giovanni Borghese) 101/37m-Abenteuer (6905)
# With Six You Get Eggroll (Der Mann in Mammis Bett, 1968-USA; R: Howard Morris, B: Gwen Bagni, Paul Dubov, Harvey Bullock, R.S. Allen, K: Ellsworth Fredericks, Harry Stradling, Jr, M: Robert Mersey, D: Doris Day: Abby McClure * Brian Keith: Jake Iverson) 95m-Komödie (6808)
# Gaily, Gaily (Gaily, Gaily, 1968-USA * Norman Jewison ... Francis X. Sullivan) (Buch von Ben Hecht) (6912)
# Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (Stellt Euch vor, es gibt Krieg und keiner geht hin, 1969-USA; R: Hy Averback, B: Don McGuire & Hal Captain, K: Burnett Guffey, M: Jerry Fielding, D: Brian Keith: Nace * Ernest Borgnine: Sheriff Harve * Suzanne Pleshette: Ramona) 113m-Komödie (?-05; 7007)
# The McKenzie Break (Ausbruch der 28, 1969-GB * Lamont Johnson ... Captain Jack Connor) (Roman von Sidney Shelley) (?-12; 7010-BBFC)
# Scandalous John (Cowboy John, 1970-USA; d: Robert Butler, B: Bill Walsh & Don DaGradi, K: Frank Phillips, M: Rod McKuen, D: Brian Keith: John McCanless ° Alfonso Arau: Paco) 113m-Westernkomödie (Buch von Richard Gardner, 1963) (09-12; 7106)
# Something Big (El Capitano, 1971-USA; d: Andrew V. McLaglen, B: James Lee Barrett, K: Harry Stradling, Jr, M: Marvin Hamlisch, D: Dean Martin: Joe Baker * Brian Keith: Colonel Morgan, Honor Blackman: Mary Anna Morgan, Carol White: Dover McBride) 108m-Westernkomödie (02-03; 7112)
# The Yakuza / Brotherhood of the Yakuza (Yakuza, 1974-USA; R: Sydney Pollack, B: Paul Schrader & Robert Towne, K: Okazaki Kozo, [American sequences] Duke Callaghan, M: Dave Grusin, D: Robert Mitchum: Harry Kilmer * Ken Takakura: Ken Tanaka, Brian Keith: George Tanner) 112m-Actionthriller (7503)
# The Wind and the Lion (Der Wind und der Löwe, 1974/75-USA; R+B: John Milius, K: Billy Williams, M: Jerry Goldsmith, D: Sean Connery: Mulay el-Raisuli * Candice Bergen: Eden Pedecaris * Brian Keith: Theodore Roosevelt) 119m-Abenteuer (7505)
# Joe Panther (Alligator Joe, 1976-USA; d: Paul Krasny, B: Dale Eunson, K: Robert L. Morrison, M: Fred Karlin, D: Brian Keith: Captain Harper ° Ricardo Montalban: Turtle George) 112m-Drama (Roman von Zachary Ball) (7612)
# Nickelodeon (Nickelodeon, 1976-USA/GB; d: Peter Bogdanovich, B: W.D. Richter & Peter Bogdanovich, K: Laszlo Kovacs, MA: Richard Hazard, D: Ryan O'Neal: Leo Harrigan * Burt Reynolds: Buck Greenway * Tatum O'Neal: Alice Forsyte * Brian Keith: H.H. Cobb) 121m-Komödie (7612)
# Meteor (1977/78-USA * Ronald Neame ... Dr. Dubov) (10-01; 7910)
# Hooper (Um Kopf und Kragen, 1978-USA; R: Hal Needham, B: Thomas Rickman & Bill Kerby, K: Bobby Byrne, M: Bill Justis, D: Burt Reynolds: Sonny Hooper, Jan-Michael Vincent: Ski, Sally Field: Gwen Doyle, Brian Keith: Jocko) 99m-Actionkomödie (7807)
# The Mountain Men (Duell am Wind River, 1979-USA; R: Richard Lang, B: Fraser Clarke Heston, K: Michel Hugo, M: Michel Legrand, D: Charlton Heston: Bill Tyler * Brian Keith: Henry Frapp) 102m-Western (8006)
# Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (Charlie Chan und der Fluch der Drachenkönigin, 1980-USA * Clive Donner ... Polizeichef) (8102)
# Sharky's Machine (Sharky und seine Profis, 1981-USA; R: Burt Reynolds, B: Gerald Di Pego, K: William A. Fraker, MS: Snuff Garrett, D: Burt Reynolds: Tom Sharky, Vittorio Gassman: Victor D'Anton, Brian Keith: Papa, Charles Durning: Frisco, Earl Holliman: Hotchkins, Bernie Casey: Arch, Henry Silva: Billy Score, Darryl Hickman: Smiley, Richard Libertini: Nosh & Rachel Ward: Dominoe) 119m-Actionthriller (Roman von William Diehl) (8112)
# Death before Dishonor (Helden USA, 1986-USA; d: Terry Leonard, B: John Gatliff & Lawrence Kubik, K: Don Burgess, M: Brian May, D: Fred Dryer: Sergeant Burns, Brian Keith: Colonel Halloran, Joanna Pacula: Elli, Paul Winfield: Botschafter) 95m-Actiondrama (8702)
# After the Rain / The Passage (Rivalen der Liebe, 1987-USA; d: Harry Thompson, B: Dee Law, K: Peter Stein, M: Paul Loomis, D: Brian Keith: Byron Monroe, Alexandra Paul: Annie May Bonner, Barbara Barrie: Rachel Bonner, Dee Law: Jesse & Ned Beatty: Matthew Bonner) 105m-Liebesdrama (04-?; 8811)
# Young Guns (Young Guns, 1988-USA; d: Christopher Cain, B: John Fusco, K: Dean Semler, M: Anthony Marinelli, Brian Banks, D: Emilio Estevez: William H. Bonney * Kiefer Sutherland: Doc Scurlock * Lou Diamond Phillips: José Chavez y Chavez * Charlie Sheen: Dick Beaver * Dermot Mulroney: "Dirty Steve" Stephens * Casey Siemaszko: Charley Bowdre / Brian Keith: Buckshot Roberts) 107m-Western (02-03; 8808)
# Welcome Home (Welcome Home - Ein Toter kehrt zurück, 1988-USA; d: Franklin J. Schaffner, B: Maggie Kleinman, K: Fred J. Koenekamp, M: Henry Mancini, D: Kris Kristofferson: Jake Robbins, JoBeth Williams: Sarah, Sam Waterston: Woody & Brian Keith: Harry Robbins) 92/6m-Drama (08-10; 8909)
# Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1995-USA; d: Michael Ray Rhodes, B: John Wells, K: Mike Fash, M: Bill Conti, Ashley Irwin, D: Moira Kelly: Dorothy Day ° Martin Sheen: Peter Maurin, Heather Graham: Maggie / Brian Keith: Kardinal) 110m-Biopicdrama (03-05; 9609)
# Follow Your Heart (1996-USA; d+B: Lorenzo Doumani, K: Hanania Baer, M: Harry Manfredini, D: Ted McGinley: Jimmy Bailey, Brenda Epperson Doumani: Taylor Monahan / Brian Keith: Roddy Thompson) 98m-Liebeskomödie (08-09; 9809)
# The Second Civil War (Die Kriegsmacher, 1996-USA; R: Joe Dante, B: Martyn Burke, K: Mac Ahlberg, M: Hummie Mann, D: Beau Bridges: Jim Farley, Joanna Cassidy: Helena Newman, James Coburn: Jack Buchan, Kevin Dunn: Jimmy Cannon, Phil Hartman: Präsident, Dan Hedaya: Mel Burgess, James Earl Jones: Jim Kalla, Denis Leary: Vinnie Franco, Elizabeth Pena: Christina Fernandez, Ron Perlman: Alan Manieski, Brian Keith: General Buford) 97m-Politsatire (09-11; 9712-I +P+NL+F) > TVM (9703)

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