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Robert Keith

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Robert Keith (February 10, 1898 – December 22, 1966) was an American stage and film actor who appeared in several dozen films, mostly in the 1950s as a character actor. He is noted for his performance as the weak-willed father in Fourteen Hours (1951), as a tough cop in Guys and Dolls (1955), and his performance in the 1953 film The Wild One, starring Marlon Brando, in which he played the ineffectual sheriff and father of Brando's love interest. Keith also had a starring role in Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind. He had roles on television, including a role as Richard Kimble's father in The Fugitive and lead roles on episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents ("Ten O'Clock Tiger") and The Twilight Zone ("The Masks"). Description above from the Wikipedia article Robert Keith (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Feb 10, 1898 In Fowler, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
40
First Appeared:
In the movie Boomerang! 1947-02-28
Latest Project:
Movie Drifting School 1995-01-01
Known For
Poster of The Lineup
Poster of Guys and Dolls
Poster of Love Me or Leave Me
Poster of Here Comes the Groom
Filmography
Movie Drifting School John Garcia 1995-01-01
Movie Object Of Obsession Harvey 1994-05-15
Series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
Movie Country Gold Leon 1982-12-23
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Movie Posse from Hell Captain Jeremiah Brown 1961-05-01
Movie Duel of Champions Tullio King of Rome 1961-10-19
Movie Cimarron Sam Pegler 1960-12-01
Movie They Came to Cordura Col. Rogers 1959-06-01
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1959-10-02
Movie The Lineup Julian 1958-06-11
Movie Storm Capt. Miranov 1958-01-01
Movie Men in War The Colonel 1957-03-19
Movie My Man Godfrey Alexander Bullock 1957-10-11
Movie Ransom! Police Chief Jim Backett 1956-01-24
Movie Written on the Wind Jasper Hadley 1956-12-01
Movie Between Heaven and Hell Col. Cousins 1956-10-11
Movie Love Me or Leave Me Bernard V. Loomis 1955-06-10
Movie Underwater! Father Cannon 1955-02-09
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie Guys and Dolls Lt. Brannigan 1955-11-03
Movie Drum Beat Bill Satterwhite 1954-11-10
Movie Young at Heart Gregory Tuttle 1954-12-01
Movie Battle Circus Le Lieutenant-Colonel Hillary Whalters 1953-03-06
Movie Small Town Girl Judge Gordon Kimbell 1953-04-10
Movie Devil's Canyon Warden Steve Morgan 1953-08-13
Movie The Wild One Harry Bleeker 1953-12-30
Movie Somebody Loves Me Sam Doyle 1952-09-24
Movie Fourteen Hours Paul E. Cosick 1951-04-01
Movie Here Comes the Groom George Degnan 1951-09-20
Movie I Want You Thomas Greer 1951-12-22
Movie My Foolish Heart Henry Winters 1950-01-21
Movie Edge of Doom Detect. Lieutenant Mandel 1950-08-03
Movie The Reformer and the Redhead Tim Harveigh 1950-05-05
Movie Branded T. Jefferson Leffingwell 1950-11-03
Movie Woman on the Run Inspector Martin Ferris 1950-11-29
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie Boomerang! 'Mac' McCreery 1947-02-28