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Byron Keith (1917–1996)

Byron Keith was born on November 17, 1917 in El Paso, Illinois, USA as Cletus Leo Schwitters. He was an actor, known for 77 Sunset Strip (1958), The Stranger (1946) and Untamed Mistress (1956). He was married to Dorothy Bennett and Lois D. Ritter. He died on January 19, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

77 Sunset Strip
77 Sunset Strip Lt. Roy Gilmore
(1958-1963)
The Stranger
The Stranger Dr. Jeffrey Lawrence
(1946)
Untamed Mistress
Untamed Mistress Maharajah Parsta
(1956)
The Man Called X
(1956-1957)

Filmography

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 1970-1973 Adam-12 (TV Series)
First Deputy Chief / Sgt. Bing
- Suspended (1973) ... First Deputy Chief
- Log 34: Astro Division (1970) ... Sgt. Bing
 1972 Beware! The Blob
Bowling Customer
 1967-1971 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
S.A.C. Lee Brownell / Detective / Head of Airport Security
- Eye of the Needle (1971) ... S.A.C. Lee Brownell
- The Flaw (1968) ... Detective
- Overload (1967) ... Head of Airport Security
 1970 The Immortal (TV Series)
Sheriff Dave Holley
- Dead Man, Dead Man (1970) ... Sheriff Dave Holley
 1970 Dan August (TV Series)
Mr. Goodson
- Love Is a Nickel Bag (1970) ... Mr. Goodson
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series)
Dr. Berger
- The Battle of Lily Wu (1969) ... Dr. Berger
 1969 The Great Bank Robbery
Deputy Mort
 1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Dr. Henry Loomis
- The Execution (1968) ... Dr. Henry Loomis
 1967-1968 The Invaders (TV Series)
Gen. Cullenbine / Brother James / Air Crash Investigator
- The Peacemaker (1968) ... Gen. Cullenbine
- The Prophet (1967) ... Brother James
- Quantity: Unknown (1967) ... Air Crash Investigator
 1967 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Nick Gowers
- The Pyramid Swindle (1967) ... Nick Gowers
 1966-1967 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Captain Collins / Captain Doane / Colonel Cameron
- The Hunters and the Killers (1967) ... Captain Collins
- Massacre (1966) ... Captain Doane
- Siren Voices (1966) ... Colonel Cameron
 1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Foreman
- Second Sight (1966) ... Foreman
 1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Dr. Manning
- The Challenge (1966) ... Dr. Manning
 1965 Brainstorm
Guard (uncredited)
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Colonel Gruen
- The Kamchatka Incident (1964) ... Colonel Gruen
 1964 Bewitched (TV Series)
Coach Gribben
- Little Pitchers Have Big Fears (1964) ... Coach Gribben
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Capt. Hartzell
- The Sign of Satan (1964) ... Capt. Hartzell
 1963 Redigo (TV Series)
Dr. Henry Hawks
- Hostage Hero Riding (1963) ... Dr. Henry Hawks
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Maj. Abbott
- Tears from a Silver Dipper (1963) ... Maj. Abbott
 1961 Bronco (TV Series)
Col. Bart Traver
- Prince of Darkness (1961) ... Col. Bart Traver
 1961 A Fever in the Blood
Frankie Kovac (uncredited)
 1960 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Joe Barton
- Man from Medora (1960) ... Joe Barton
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Captain Knox
- Intermission (1960) ... Captain Knox
 1959 Speed Crazy
Jim Brand (as Keith Byron)
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Frank Pierce
- The Huntress (1959) ... Frank Pierce (as Keith Byron)
 1958-1959 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Lt. J.L. Larch / Lt. Bailey / Lt. Jim Bailey
- Federal Agent (1959) ... Lt. J.L. Larch (as Keith Byron)
- Check Artist (1958) ... Lt. Bailey
- The Fence (1958) ... Lt. Jim Bailey (as Keith Byron)
 1958 The Lineup (TV Series)
- The Samson Magill Case (1958) ... (as Keith Byron)
 1957-1958 Harbor Command (TV Series)
Officer in Telephone Truck / Officer Bailey / Dispatcher / ...
- Killer on My Doorstep (1958) ... Officer in Telephone Truck
- The Witness (1958) ... Officer Bailey
- Ransom at Sea (1957) ... Dispatcher
- Final Score (1957) ... Officer Watson
- Murder on Pier 7 (1957) ... Manny - Police Dispatcher (as Keith Byron)
 1958 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Tasker Oddie
- Birth of a Boom (1958) ... Tasker Oddie
 1957 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mr. Bixby
- A Question of Discipline (1957) ... Mr. Bixby (as Keith Byron)
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
- The Man the Navy Couldn't Sink (1957) ... (as Keith Byron)
 1957 Under Fire
Capt. Tanner (uncredited)
 1957 Chicago Confidential
TV Announcer (uncredited)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Mr. Loomis
- The Guilty Ones (1957) ... Mr. Loomis
 1956-1957 The Man Called X (TV Series)
- Kidnap (1957)
- Australia (1957)
- Forged Documents (1957)
- Passport (1957)
- Train Blow-Up (1957)
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Gene
- The Jim Driskill Story (1957) ... Gene (as Keith Byron)
 1957 Official Detective (TV Series)
Detective Fred Ball
- Double Life (1957) ... Detective Fred Ball (as Keith Byron)
 1956 Untamed Mistress
Maharajah Parsta
 1955-1956 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Engineer / Robert Quinn
- Racing Rails (1956) ... Engineer
- The Iron Horse (1955) ... Robert Quinn
 1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
Pilot #2
- Peril on the Sea (1956) ... Pilot #2 (as Keith Byron)
 1955-1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
Chaplain Major Kurt Webling / Army Captain
- False Prophet (1956) ... Chaplain Major Kurt Webling
- With All My Love (1955) ... Army Captain
 1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Officer Ellsworth / Police Officer / Officer Peterson
- Mental Patient (1956) ... Officer Ellsworth
- Desert Copter (1956) ... Officer Ellsworth
- Car Theft (1956) ... Officer Ellsworth
- Escort (1956) ... Police Officer
- Lie Detector (1956) ... Officer Peterson
 1956 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
- Tantrum Size 12 (1956)
 1955 Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops
Policeman (uncredited)
 1955 Battle Cry
Recruiting Sergeant (uncredited)
 1955 Waterfront (TV Series)
Hanson / Ed Davis / Ed Hansen
- The Yacht Race (1955) ... Hanson
- Harbor Bound (1955) ... Ed Davis
- The Search ... Ed Hansen
 1954 Big Town (TV Series)
- Hot Car Murder (1954)
 1954 Naked Alibi
Detective (uncredited)
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Lawrence Crane / John
- The Emerald Ring (1954) ... Lawrence Crane / John
 1954 Prisoner of War
Bley Risking (uncredited)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
Gregg Potter
- Key in the Lock (1953) ... Gregg Potter
 1953 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Stage Manager
- Fred Allen Show (1953) ... Stage Manager
 1952 Meet Millie (TV Series)
Sam
- Episode #4.32 ... Sam
 1952 The Black Lash
Bill Leonard
 1951 Journey Into Light
Dan - Policeman
 1951 Queen for a Day
The Chauffeur
 1950 Dallas
Jason Trask (uncredited)
 1949 Fighting Man of the Plains
Jonas - Lanyard's Secretary (uncredited)
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