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Joey D. Vieira

Joey D. Vieira has just celebrated his 57th year in show business. As a child, he co-starred in the first version of Lassie (1954) to come to television, winning, in the years 1954 to 1958, two Emmy Awards. Those four years of the long-running series, with Tommy Rettig as "Jeff" and Joey as his best friend "Porky", are still entertaining audiences... See full bio »
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The Patriot
The Patriot Peter Howard
Lassie Porky Brockway / Sylvester 'Porky' Brockway
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Red Heat
Red Heat Man at Phone Booth


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 2014 Dwegons and Leprechauns
Davargan / Yabo Potato / Sweetfang / ... (voice)
 2008/II Fuel
Floyd Miller
 2006 Backstage Pass (Video)
Tom Sanders
 2001 Nebraska
Fat Sam
 1998 Free Enterprise
Hal Pittman
 1997 Farticus
Dionysus (as Joey Viera)
 1993 Love, Cheat & Steal
Bullet Head #1 (as Joey Viera)
 1989 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Delivery Man
- In 'N Outlaws (1989) ... Delivery Man
 1988 Red Heat
Man at Phone Booth
 1988 Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (TV Movie)
Ward Billy Purvis
 1987 Married with Children (TV Series)
- Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Part 1 (1987) ... Ernest
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Pizza Man (as Joey Viera)
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Henchman #1
- Diced Steele (1985) ... Henchman #1 (as Joey D. Viera)
 1984 Monaco Forever
 1979 Wooju heukgisa (1983 US version) (English version, voice, as Joey Vieira)
 1971 Evel Knievel
Lunch Truck Driver (as Joey Viera)
 1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Dishwasher (uncredited)
 1965-1966 Hank (TV Series)
Norman Zelinko / Norman / Hank's First Customer
- Rah, Rah, Commissar (1966) ... Norman Zelinko (as Donald Keeler)
- The Ten Letterman (1966) ... Norman Zelinko (as Donald Keeler)
- Money, Money Who's Got the Money (1966) ... Norman Zelinko (as Donald Keeler)
- The Campus Caper (1965) ... Norman (as Donald Keeler)
- Somebody Loves This Albatross (1965) ... Norman (as Donald Keeler)
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Fat Kid
- We May Be Better Strangers (1963) ... Fat Kid (as Donald Keeler)
 1962 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Roly-Poly Bates
- Air Derby (1962) ... Roly-Poly Bates (as Donald Keeler)
 1961 Daddy-O (TV Movie)
TV Son
 1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Chuck Clark
- Two for the Road (1961) ... Chuck Clark (as Donald Keeler)
 1960 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Bobby Wilkins / Arthur Ellingboe
- A Taste for Lobster (1960) ... Bobby Wilkins (as Donald Keeler)
- That's Show Biz (1960) ... Arthur Ellingboe (as Donald Keeler)
 1954-1957 Lassie (TV Series)
Porky Brockway / Sylvester 'Porky' Brockway
- Timmy's Family (1957) ... Porky Brockway (as Donald Keeler)
- Transition (1957) ... Porky Brockway (as Donald Keeler)
- The Tooth (1957) ... Porky Brockway (as Donald Keeler)
- Happy (1957) ... Porky Brockway (as Donald Keeler)
 1955 The Private War of Major Benson
Cadet Cpl. Scawalski (as Donald Keeler)
 1953-1954 The Pride of the Family (TV Series)
Hollis / Hollis Bridwell
- Albie's Health Diet (1954) ... Hollis (as Joseph Vieira)
- Catherine's Birthday (1954) ... Hollis (as Joseph Vieira)
 1954 Mayor of the Town (TV Series)
- Strange Lady (1954) ... Kenny (as Donald Keeler)
 1953 The Ray Milland Show (TV Series)
- Babes in the Woods (1953) ... Joey
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Alternate Names:

Donald Keeler | Joey Vieira | Joseph Vieira | Joey D. Viera | Joey Viera


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Older half-brother of Ken Weatherwax and nephew of Ruby Keeler.

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