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Keenan Wynn (1916–1986)


Character actor Keenan Wynn was born into a famous show-business family. One in particular is his father, Ed Wynn. Keenan was the one to help to push his father to also become a well-known character actor. They appeared together in Son of Flubber (1963), The Absent-Minded Professor (1961), The Great Man (1956), The Patsy (1964). See full bio »

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 1986 The Last Precinct (TV Series)
Butch
- Three Ring Circus (1986) ... Butch
- Toehold (1986) ... Butch
- Ghost of a Chance (1986) ... Butch
- I Want My Mummy (1986) ... Butch
 1986 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Sam Travers
- War on Wheels (1986) ... Sam Travers
 1985 Zoo Ship (voice)
 1985 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Doc Brisby
- Popcorn, Peanuts and CrackerJacks (1985) ... Doc Brisby
 1985 Mirrors (TV Movie)
Reverend Dahlstrom
 1985 Code of Vengeance (TV Series)
Willis
- Code of Vengeance (1985) ... Willis
 1985 Code of Vengeance (TV Movie)
Willis
 1985 Prime Risk
Dr. Lasser
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Duncan Williams
- I'll Give You a Million (1984) ... Duncan Williams
 1983 The Mississippi (TV Series)
George
- Between Fathers and Sons (1983) ... George
 1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Henry Willard
- Just Another Round of That Old Song (1983) ... Henry Willard
 1983 Manimal (TV Series)
Sea Dog Morgan
- Scrimshaw (1983) ... Sea Dog Morgan
 1983 Wavelength
Dan
 1983 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Morris Perlmutter
- Whatever Happened to Morris Perlmutter? (1983) ... Morris Perlmutter
 1983 Taxi (TV Series)
Leo Goodman
- Tony's Baby (1983) ... Leo Goodman
 1983 Hysterical
Fisherman
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Charlie Heller
- Family History (1983) ... Charlie Heller
 1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Charlie Dobbs
- The Christmas Presence (1982) ... Charlie Dobbs
 1982 Best Friends
Tom Babson
 1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Ira Hagert
- Good Samaritan (1982) ... Ira Hagert
 1982 The Capture of Grizzly Adams (TV Movie)
Bert Woolman
 1982 A Piano for Mrs. Cimino (TV Movie)
Barney Fellman
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Willie the promoter
- Mr. Nobody/La Liberatora (1981) ... Willie the promoter
 1981 Insight (TV Series)
God
- The Sixth Day (1981) ... God
 1981 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Randolph Ericson
- Small Wonder II (1981) ... Randolph Ericson
 1981 Palmerstown, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Bragdon
- Scandal (1981) ... Bragdon
 1981 The Monkey Mission (TV Movie)
Stump Harris
 1980 Mom, the Wolfman and Me (TV Movie)
Grandpa Bergman
 1980 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Gus Appleton
- The Balloonist (1980) ... Gus Appleton
 1980 Just Tell Me What You Want
Seymour Berger
 1979 A Touch of the Sun
General Spelvin
 1979 Matt and Jenny (TV Series)
Revd. Hawthorne
- The Whirlwind Voice (1979) ... Revd. Hawthorne
 1979 The Glove
Bill Schwartz
 1979 The Dark
Sherman 'Sherm' Moss
 1979 The Billion Dollar Threat (TV Movie)
Ely
 1979 Hard Knocks
Jed
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series)
Winfield Root
- Express to Terror (1979) ... Winfield Root
 1979 Jamaican Gold
Meat Cleaver Stewart
 1978 Piranha
Jack
 1978 The Bastard (TV Movie)
Johnny Malcolm
 1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Gustave
- Rancho Outcast (1978) ... Gustave
 1978 Police Woman (TV Series)
Ben Fletcher
- Good Old Uncle Ben (1978) ... Ben Fletcher
 1978 Coach
Fenton 'F.R.' Granger
 1978 Laserblast
Colonel Farley
 1978 The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (TV Series)
- The Seekers (1978)
 1977 Sex and the Married Woman (TV Movie)
Uncle June
 1977 Orca
Novak
 1976 The Quest: The Longest Drive (TV Movie)
Cooler
 1976 The Shaggy D.A.
John Slade
 1976 The Quest (TV Series)
Cooler
- The Longest Drive: Part 2 (1976) ... Cooler
- The Longest Drive: Part 1 (1976) ... Cooler
 1976 Baretta (TV Series)
Doc Rogers
- They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To (1976) ... Doc Rogers
 1976 High Velocity
Mr. Andersen
 1976 The Quest (TV Movie)
H.H. Small
 1976 20 Shades of Pink (TV Movie)
 1976 The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (TV Movie)
Fred Huisache
 1976 The Rookies (TV Series)
Dan Kennedy
- From Out of the Darkness (1976) ... Dan Kennedy
 1976 The Cop and the Kid (TV Series)
 1975 Mobile One (TV Series)
 1970-1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Hank / Sergeant Gordon
- Too Late for Tomorrow (1975) ... Hank
- Crisis (1970) ... Sergeant Gordon
 1975 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Dr. Albert
- What's It All About, Albert? (1975) ... Dr. Albert
 1975 Movin' On (TV Series)
Barnaby
- The Elephant Story (1975) ... Barnaby
 1975 A Woman for All Men
Walter McCoy
 1975 The Devil's Rain
Sheriff Owens
 1975 Nashville
Mr. Green
 1975 The Man Who Would Not Die
Victor Slidell
 1975 Emergency! (TV Series)
Wild Bill
- Back-Up (1975) ... Wild Bill
 1975 He Is My Brother
Brother Dalton
 1975 Target Risk (TV Movie)
Simon Cusack
 1974 Hit Lady (TV Movie)
Buddy McCormack
 1974 The Legend of Earl Durand
Col. Nightingale
 1974 The Girl with Something Extra (TV Series)
Victor Lucas
- Guess Who's Feeding the Pigeons (1974) ... Victor Lucas
 1974 Popcorn (Short) (voice)
 1973 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
Bullard
- A Hard Road to Vengeance (1973) ... Bullard
 1973 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Professor Zagmeyer
- The Devil You Say (1973) ... Professor Zagmeyer
 1973 The New Perry Mason (TV Series)
Victor Harding
- The Case of the Telltale Trunk (1973) ... Victor Harding
 1973 Hijack! (TV Movie)
Donny McDonald
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Detective Hanratty
- Night Train to Terror (1973) ... Detective Hanratty
 1973 VD Attack Plan (Short)
Contagion Corps Sergeant (Narrator) (voice)
 1972 Snowball Express
Martin Ridgeway
 1972 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Hummel
- Journey Out of Limbo (1972) ... Hummel
 1971-1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Artie Gorman / Horace Wingate / Charlie Utley
- What Happened at the XST? (1972) ... Artie Gorman
- Dreadful Sorry Clementine (1971) ... Horace Wingate
- Stagecoach Seven (1971) ... Charlie Utley
 1972 Assignment: Munich (TV Movie)
George
 1972 Wild in the Sky
Gen. Harry Gobohare
 1972 Cannon (TV Series)
Matt Dixon
- The Island Caper (1972) ... Matt Dixon
 1972 Panhandle 38
Billy Bronson / Kile Richards
 1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
George Thaxton
- Run, Carol, Run (1972) ... George Thaxton
 1971 The Manipulator
Old Charlie
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Luther
 1971 Bearcats! (TV Series)
Mason Latimer
- Bitter Flats (1971) ... Mason Latimer
 1971 Terror in the Sky (TV Movie)
Milton
 1971 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
 1971 The Man with Icy Eyes
Harry Davis
 1971 Cannon (TV Movie)
Eddie
 1971 Pretty Maids All in a Row
Chief John Poldaski
 1971 Assault on the Wayne (TV Movie)
Orville Kelly
 1970 Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (TV Movie)
The Winter Warlock (voice)
 1969-1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Joe Williams / Lester / Ed Wallaby
- Battle at Gannon's Bridge (1970) ... Joe Williams
- A Hard Case of the Blues (1969) ... Lester
- Love-In at Ground Zero (1969) ... Ed Wallaby
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Mr. Wade (segment "Love and the Father")
- Love and the Father/Love and the Motel (1970) ... Mr. Wade (segment "Love and the Father")
 1970 The Animals
Pudge Elliott
 1970 Loving
Edward
 1970 Lancer (TV Series)
Kansas Bill Sharpe
- Blue Skies for Willie Sharpe (1970) ... Kansas Bill Sharpe
 1970 House on Greenapple Road (TV Movie)
Sergeant Charles Wilentz
 1969 80 Steps to Jonah
Barney Glover
 1969 Viva Max
General Lacomber
 1969 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Frank Baron
- Pilot (1969) ... Frank Baron
 1969 The Monitors
The General
 1969 The Falling Man
Inspector Donald
 1969 Smith!
Vince Heber
 1969 Mackenna's Gold
Sanchez
 1968 The Magic Pear Tree (Short)
Marquis (voice)
 1968 Once Upon a Time in the West
Sheriff - Auctioneer
 1968 Finian's Rainbow
Senator Billboard Rawkins
 1968 Shoot, Gringo... Shoot!
Major Charlie Doneghan
 1967 Run Like a Thief
Willy Gore
 1967 Point Blank
Yost
 1967 The War Wagon
Wes Fletcher
 1967 The Road West (TV Series)
Sam Brewster
- No Sanctuary (1967) ... Sam Brewster
 1967 Warning Shot
Sgt. Ed Musso
 1966 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Harry Purcell
- Show Me the Way to Go Home (1966) ... Harry Purcell
 1966 Summer Fun (TV Series)
Captain Jack Slash
- Pirates of Flounder Bay (1966) ... Captain Jack Slash
 1966/I Around the World Under the Sea
Hank Stahl
 1966 Stagecoach
Luke Plummer
 1966 The Night of the Grizzly
Jed Curry
 1966 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Thorwald Wolfe
- The Night of the Freebooters (1966) ... Thorwald Wolfe
 1962-1966 Combat! (TV Series)
Brannigan / Col. Clyde
- The Flying Machine (1966) ... Brannigan
- The Prisoner (1962) ... Col. Clyde
 1965 Promise Her Anything
Angelo Carelli
 1965 Nightmare in the Sun
Junk dealer
 1964 The Americanization of Emily
Old Sailor
 1964 The Patsy
Harry Silver
 1964 Bikini Beach
Harvey Huntington Honeywagon
 1964 Stage to Thunder Rock
Ross Sawyer
 1964 Honeymoon Hotel
Mr. Sampson
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Charlie Kling
- Charlie, He Couldn't Kill a Fly (1964) ... Charlie Kling
 1964 The Winston Affair
Lt. Charles Winston
 1964 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series)
Sam Parks
- The Day of the Search (1964) ... Sam Parks
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Harry Fellows
- Runaway (1964) ... Harry Fellows
 1963-1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Hamilton 'Give 'em Away' Murphy / Kid Corey
- Who Killed Jason Shaw? (1964) ... Hamilton 'Give 'em Away' Murphy
 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Lolly
- 5: Part 3 (1963) ... Lolly
- 5: Part 1 (1963) ... Lolly
 1963 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Colton
- Die Hard (1963) ... Colton
 1962-1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Keenan Wynn / Burgundy Smith / Lieutenant Sam Barrett
- The Losers (1963) ... Burgundy Smith
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Ray Gifford
- You Could Die Laughing (1963) ... Ray Gifford
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
John Clayton
- Where Ignorant Armies Clash (1963) ... John Clayton
 1962 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Josh Tavers
- Grass Man (1962) ... Josh Tavers
 1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Simon Royce
- Incident at Cactus Wells (1962) ... Simon Royce
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Claude Ivy
- Journey Into Mourning (1962) ... Claude Ivy
 1961-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Bodram / Maxwell Ronan
- A Run for the Money (1962) ... Bodram
- The Day It Rained Mink (1961) ... Maxwell Ronan
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series)
O. J. Stanley
- Behold a Pale Horse (1962) ... O. J. Stanley
 1962 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Pinky Hamilton
- Chicago Style (1962) ... Pinky Hamilton
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Ted Hannibal
- ...And the Pursuit of Evil (1961) ... Ted Hannibal
 1961 The New Breed (TV Series)
Ronson
- The Valley of the 3 Charlies (1961) ... Ronson
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Maximillian Coyne
- Some of the People, Some of the Time (1961) ... Maximillian Coyne
 1961 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie)
Wine Merchant
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Sheldon Farrington
- Standing Room Only (1961) ... Sheldon Farrington
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Big Bill Venable
- A Slight Touch of Venom (1961) ... Big Bill Venable
 1961 The Joke and the Valley (TV Movie)
Lambert Giles
 1959-1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Augie 'The Banker' Ciamino / Joe Fuselli
- Augie 'The Banker' Ciamino (1961) ... Augie 'The Banker' Ciamino
- Pilot (1959) ... Joe Fuselli
 1958-1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Joe Ferlini / William Botibol
- The Last Escape (1961) ... Joe Ferlini
- Dip in the Pool (1958) ... William Botibol
 1960 The Islanders (TV Series)
Agent Blake
- The Cold War of Adam Smith (1960) ... Agent Blake
 1960 The Aquanauts (TV Series)
George Morrisey
- Safecracker (1960) ... George Morrisey
 1960 The Crowded Sky
Nick Hyland
 1960 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Gregory West
 1959-1960 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Narrator
- End of the Line (1960) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- The Penalty (1960) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- A Case of Slow (1960) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- The Return (1960) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- The Cabin (1960) ... Narrator (uncredited)
 1959-1960 Troubleshooters (TV Series)
Kodiak
- The Carnival (1960) ... Kodiak
- No Stone Unturned (1960) ... Kodiak
- Fire in the Hole (1960) ... Kodiak
- The Landmark (1960) ... Kodiak
- Senorita (1960) ... Kodiak
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
T.J.
- Piano Man (1960) ... T.J.
 1959 That Kind of Woman
Harry Corwin
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Joe Fuselli
- The Untouchables: Part 2 (1959) ... Joe Fuselli
- The Untouchables: Part 1 (1959) ... Joe Fuselli
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Manuel Carrega
- Afternoon of the Beast (1959) ... Manuel Carrega
 1955-1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Bill Ottman
- No Answer (1958)
- Outlaw's Boots (1957)
- Two-Bit Gangster (1955) ... Bill Ottman
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
- Free Ride (1958)
 1958 The Perfect Furlough
Harvey Franklin
 1958 Touch of Evil
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1958 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Comedian- Various Waiters
- Episode #3.25 (1958) ... Comedian- Various Waiters
 1956-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Marshall Keats / Mr. Sprock / Lou Myrick / ...
- No Time at All (1958) ... Marshall Keats
- The Troublemakers (1957) ... Mr. Sprock
 1958 The Deep Six
Lt. Comm. Mike Edge
 1958 Rendezvous (TV Series)
- The Ledge (1958)
- The Funmaster (1958)
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Luke O'Malley
- The Luke O'Malley Story (1958) ... Luke O'Malley
 1957 Don't Go Near the Water
Gordon Ripwell
 1957 Joe Butterfly
Harold Hathaway
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Duke
- The Gentle Deceiver (1957) ... Duke
 1955-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Sergeant Kelsey / Dandy
- Cab Driver (1957) ... Sergeant Kelsey
- Lash of Fear (1955) ... Dandy
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Mike / Gideon Pickett
- Once Upon a Christmas Eve (1956) ... Mike
- The Ballad of Jubal Pickett (1956) ... Gideon Pickett
 1956 The Great Man
Sid Moore
 1956 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Bill Harris Jr.
- Death in the Snow (1956) ... Bill Harris Jr.
 1956 Johnny Concho
Barney Clark
 1956 The Naked Hills
Sam Wilkins
 1956 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Sgt. Caesar Gardella
 1955-1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Wally / Graham Hicks
- Circle of Guilt (1956) ... Wally
- Like Father, Like Son (1955) ... Graham Hicks
 1956 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
Titanic O'Hara
- Cleo (1956) ... Titanic O'Hara
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Curley Ames
- Man on a Tiger (1956) ... Curley Ames
 1955 Shack Out on 101
George
 1955 Running Wild
Ken Osanger
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Gambler
- A Midsummer Daydream (1955) ... Gambler
 1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Henry
- The Sport (1955) ... Henry
 1955 The Marauders
Hook
 1955 The Best of Broadway (TV Series)
Steve Crandell
- Broadway (1955) ... Steve Crandell
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
- Darkness at Noon (1955)
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Lt. Steve Wasnik
- The Rack (1955) ... Lt. Steve Wasnik
 1954 Men of the Fighting Lady
Lt. Comdr. Ted Dodson
 1954 Tennessee Champ
Willy Wurble
 1953 The Long, Long Trailer
Policeman
 1953 Kiss Me Kate
Lippy
 1953 Code Two
Police Sgt. Jumbo Culdane
 1953 Battle Circus
Sgt. Orvil Statt
 1952 Sky Full of Moon
Al
 1952 Desperate Search
Brandy
 1952 Fearless Fagan
Sgt. Kellwi - Company J
 1952 Holiday for Sinners
Joe Piavi
 1952 Skirts Ahoy!
Keenan Wynn (uncredited)
 1952 Phone Call from a Stranger
Eddie Hoke
 1951 Texas Carnival
Dan Sabinas
 1950 Three Little Words
Charlie Kope
 1950 Love That Brute
Bugsy Welch
 1949 That Midnight Kiss
Artie Geoffrey Glenson
 1949 Neptune's Daughter
Joe Backett
 1948 My Dear Secretary
Ronnie Hastings
 1948 B.F.'s Daughter
Martin Delwyn 'Marty' Ainsley
 1947 The Hucksters
Buddy Hare
 1946 No Leave, No Love
Slinky
 1946 The Thrill of Brazil
Steve Farraugh
 1946 Easy to Wed
Warren Haggerty
 1945 Week-End at the Waldorf
Oliver Webson
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies
Caller ('Number Please')
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
Man at table with female during American In Paris background music when GG returns to Paris (uncredited)
 1945 Without Love
Quentin Ladd
 1944 Marriage Is a Private Affair
Maj. Bob Wilton
 1944 Since You Went Away
Lt. Solomon
 1944 See Here, Private Hargrove
Pvt. Mulvehill
 1943 Lost Angel
Packy Roost
 1942 Northwest Rangers
'Slip' O'Mara
 1942 For Me and My Gal
Eddie Milton (uncredited)
 1942 Somewhere I'll Find You
Sergeant Tom Purdy (uncredited)
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(7/5/44) Radio: Appeared on "Orson Welles' Almanac". See more »

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My billing has always been "and", or "with", or "including". That's all right; let the stars take the blame. See more »

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Keenan helped push his father Ed Wynn to become an actor. See more »

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