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William Keene (1915–1992)


William Keene was born on August 4, 1915 in Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA as William Joseph Keene. He was an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Perry Mason (1957) and Gunsmoke (1955). He was married to Olive Dunbar. He died on May 23, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone Desk Clerk / Doctor
(1961)
Perry Mason
Perry Mason Bank Teller / Judge / Judge Seymour / Mr. Kenneth / Rogers
(1962-1966)
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke Mr. Botkin
(1958)
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show Reverend Hobart M. Tucker / Reverend Martin / Reverend / Reverend Tucker
(1963-1968)

Filmography

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 1981 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Ringmaster
- Gambini the Great (1981) ... Ringmaster
 1977 Herowork
Judge
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Mimi"s Father (segment "Love and the Lifter")
 1973 Heavy Traffic (voice)
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Boss
- Brave on a Mountain Top (1970) ... Boss (as Wm. Keene)
 1962-1969 Lassie (TV Series)
Edward Trask / Mr. Crane / Frank Hibbs
- Father and Son (1969) ... Edward Trask
- Lassie and the Piglets (1964) ... Mr. Crane
- The Nest (1962) ... Frank Hibbs
 1968-1969 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Reverend
- Andy's Baby (1969) ... Reverend
- The Church Bell (1969) ... Reverend
- Aunt Bee's Cruise: Part 2 (1969) ... Reverend
- The Church Play (1968) ... Reverend
- Help on the Farm (1968) ... Reverend
 1969 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Judge
- Point and Counterpoint (1969) ... Judge
 1961-1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
Dr. Hill / Stevens / Mr. Nagel
- Five Candles (1969) ... Dr. Hill
- The Artist (1962) ... Stevens
- The Burma Rarity (1961) ... Mr. Nagel
 1968 Ironside (TV Series)
Professor
- I, the People (1968) ... Professor
 1968 Green Acres (TV Series)
Mr. Claxon
- Eb's Romance (1968) ... Mr. Claxon
 1968 Speedway
Taxpayer (uncredited)
 1963-1968 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Reverend Martin / Reverend Hobart M. Tucker / Reverend / ...
- The Church Benefactors (1968) ... Reverend
- The Church Organ (1965) ... Reverend Martin
- Opie's Newspaper (1965) ... Reverend Martin
- Barney's Uniform (1964) ... Reverend Tucker
- The Sermon for Today (1963) ... Reverend Hobart M. Tucker
 1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Minister
- An Echo of Thunder (1966) ... Minister
 1966 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Janos Karq
- Memory (1966) ... Janos Karq
 1965-1966 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Fergie / Mr. Eames
- Stag at Bay (1966) ... Fergie (as Wm Keene)
- Lady in the Air (1965) ... Mr. Eames (as Wm. Keene)
 1966 Honey West (TV Series)
Granville Manners
- The Fun-Fun Killer (1966) ... Granville Manners
 1962-1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Judge Seymour / Judge / Mr. Kenneth / ...
- The Case of the Scarlet Scandal (1966) ... Judge Seymour
- The Case of the Fatal Fetish (1965) ... Mr. Kenneth
- The Case of the Simple Simon (1964) ... Rogers
- The Case of the Counterfeit Crank (1962) ... Bank Teller
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
Newfield
- Dear Diary (1966) ... Newfield
 1966 The Addams Family (TV Series)
Dr. Motley
- Fester Goes on a Diet (1966) ... Dr. Motley
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Dr. Lubick (1973-1976)
 1965 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Doctor
- Courage of a Conviction (1965) ... Doctor
 1962-1964 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Salesman / Pharmacist / Mr. Kasten / ...
- Jillson's Toupee (1964) ... Salesman
- The Baby's First Day (1963) ... Pharmacist
- We're Going to Have a Baby (1963) ... Mr. Kasten
- Jury Duty (1962) ... Peabody
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Captain
- The Jack Is High (1964) ... Captain (as Wm. Keene)
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Dr. Garber
- Tiger Left, Tiger Right (1964) ... Dr. Garber
 1964 Honeymoon Hotel
Mr. Johnson (uncredited)
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Sidney Sheldon
- Where There's a Will (1962) ... Sidney Sheldon
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Mr. Oxman
- A Bullet for Katie (1962) ... Mr. Oxman
 1961 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Doctor / Desk Clerk
- The Midnight Sun (1961) ... Doctor
- The Prime Mover (1961) ... Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1961 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Jay Brisco / Lloyd Tyler
- The Daley Double (1961) ... Jay Brisco
- Hunt Breakfast (1961) ... Lloyd Tyler (as Wm Keene)
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
Dr. Sandring
- The Burglary Ring (1961) ... Dr. Sandring
 1960-1961 The Brothers Brannagan (TV Series)
Mulvey / Swift
- Shot in the Dark (1961) ... Mulvey
- The Model Murder (1960) ... Swift
 1959-1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Dr. Crosier / Joe Huggins
- Captain Scofield (1961) ... Dr. Crosier
- Return of Doc Bell (1959) ... Joe Huggins (as Wm. Keene)
 1959-1960 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Judge / Employment Agency Man
- The Voice (1960) ... Judge
- The Aerialist (1959) ... Employment Agency Man (uncredited)
 1960 Key Witness
Judge (uncredited)
 1960 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Royal Army One Soldier
- The Land of Oz (1960) ... Royal Army One Soldier
 1960 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Colonel Hibbert
- Roscoe Turns Detective (1960) ... Colonel Hibbert
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
Karmin
- The Inner Eye (1960) ... Karmin
 1960 Too Soon to Love
The Doctor
 1960 Manhunt (TV Series)
John Faber
- The Seeing Eye Dog Caper (1960) ... John Faber
 1960 Not for Hire (TV Series)
Callam
- Shark Bait (1960) ... Callam
 1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Captain Bates
- Jeopardy by Fire (1959) ... Captain Bates (as Wm. Keene)
 1959 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Mr. McDonnell
- Operation Deadbeat (1959) ... Mr. McDonnell
 1959 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Pomerantz
- The High Cost of Living (1959) ... Pomerantz
 1958 Tarzan and the Trappers (TV Movie)
Lapin
 1958 The Californians (TV Series)
Commodore Cameron
- Old Sea Dog (1958) ... Commodore Cameron
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Alfie
- Around the Horn (1958) ... Alfie (as Wm. Keene)
 1958 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Matthew Elliott
- Counterfeit Ghost (1958) ... Matthew Elliott
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Fingerprint policeman
- Lamb to the Slaughter (1958) ... Fingerprint policeman
 1958 Sky King (TV Series)
Peters
- Abracadabra (1958) ... Peters
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Frederic
- Love Out of Town (1958) ... Frederic
 1958 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Mr. Botkin
- Kitty Caught (1958) ... Mr. Botkin
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Robert Bart
- A Mugging Evening ... Robert Bart
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Captain Bowen
- The Guardfish (1957) ... Captain Bowen
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
William / Mr. Fellow
- Judge Not (1957) ... William
- The Armed Venus (1957) ... Mr. Fellow
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