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Keith Prentice (1940–1992)

Keith Prentice is probably best remembered for his role in Boys in the Band, a film whose title makes it sound like a musical, but in fact it was a dark, mostly negative portrayal of a group of gay men living in the 1960s, and it was anything but upbeat (and was not a musical at all). However, earlier in his career, the handsome actor built an ... See full bio »

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Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows Morgan Collins / James Forsythe / Opening Voiceover
The Boys in the Band
Cruising Joey
The Legend of Nigger Charley


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 1980 Cruising
 1972 The Legend of Nigger Charley
Niles Fowler
 1971 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Morgan Collins / Opening Voiceover / James Forsythe
 1970 The Boys in the Band
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 2011 Making the Boys (Documentary)

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Also appeared in original stage production of THE BOYS IN THE BAND, and in 1971 on TV series DARK SHADOWS. After leaving New York in the early 80s, Keith created and directed a community theatre company in his hometown of Kettering, OH. He died of AIDS in ghe mid-80s.

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In early workshops of The Boys in the Band, Keith played Harold, a much different character than Larry, the role he eventually played. See more »

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