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Keith Charles (I) (1934–2008)

Keith Charles was born on March 4, 1934 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Drop Dead Fred (1991) and Colorforms (2003). He was married to Nancy Ford. He died on July 1, 2008 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Royal Tenenbaums
The Royal Tenenbaums Royal's Lawyer
Drop Dead Fred
Colorforms Grandfather
Love of Life
Love of Life Dr. Ted Chandler (1974-1975)


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 2003 Colorforms (Short)
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums
Royal's Lawyer
 1995-1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
Bryce Wilkerson / William E. Cooke
- Venom (1998) ... Bryce Wilkerson
- Rage (1995) ... William E. Cooke
 1989 Longtime Companion
 1986-1988 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
- A Catered Affair (1988)
- High Anxiety (1986) ... Hypnotist
 1986 Dallas (TV Series)
 1986 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
John Adams
 1986 Newhart (TV Series)
New York Publisher
- Dwight Schmidlapp Is Not a Quitter (1986) ... New York Publisher
 1985 Key Exchange
Mr. Simon
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Sid Rothman
- Illustrated Steele (1985) ... Sid Rothman
 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Commissioner Emhart
- Undercover McCormick (1985) ... Commissioner Emhart
 1980 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Ted Clayton
- Episode dated 28 May 1980 (1980) ... Ted Clayton
 1977 Mason (TV Movie)
 1976 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Alex McDaniels
- Episode dated 4 October 1976 (1976) ... Alex McDaniels
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Marshall Eaton
- Requiem for a Son (1973) ... Marshall Eaton
 1973 Cannon (TV Series)
Paul Bridges
- Death of a Stone Seahorse (1973) ... Paul Bridges
 1972 The Sandy Duncan Show (TV Series)
- Play It Again Samuelson (1972) ... Richard
 1971 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Ross Cavanaugh
- Episode dated 10 December 1971 (1971) ... Ross Cavanaugh
 1969 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Robert Jardin (1972)
 1966 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Rick Oliver
- Episode dated 15 April 1966 (1966) ... Rick Oliver
 1951 Love of Life (TV Series)
Dr. Ted Chandler (1974-1975)
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He acted in Lee Kalcheim's play, "Breakfast with Les and Bess," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Betsy Palmer in the cast.


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Served in the U.S. Army before heading to New York and making his off-Broadway debut as a replacement for El Gallo in the musical "The Fantasticks". See more »

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