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Brian Keith

in the trailer for the 1955 film 5 Against the House
Personal information
Birth nameRobert Alba Keith
Birth dateNovember 14, 1921
Place of birthBayonne, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of deathJune 24, 1997(age 75)
Death placeMalibu, California, U.S.
Spouse-Frances Helm-1948-1954
-Judy Landon-1954-1969
-Victoria Young-1970-1997

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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.

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