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Joey D. Vieira

Joey D. Vieira has just celebrated 65 years 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 for "Best Family Television show". Those four years of the long-running series, with Tommy Rettig as "Jeff" and Joey as his best friend "Porky", are... See full bio »

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Known For

The Patriot Peter Howard
Red Heat Man at Phone Booth
The Pride of the Family Hollis / Hollis Bridwell


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 2014 Dwegons and Leprechauns
Davargan / Yabo Potato / Sweetfang / ... (voice)
 2008 Fuel
Floyd Miller
 2006 Backstage Pass (Video)
Tom Sanders
 2001 Nebraska
Fat Sam
 2000 The Patriot
Peter Howard
 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 Ohara (TV Series)
- And a Child Shall Lead Them (1987) ... Ford (as Joey Vieira)
 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
Narrator (as Joey Vieira)
 1979 Captain of Cosmos (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)
- The Wolf Cub (1957) ... Porky Brockway
- Happy (1957) ... Porky Brockway (as Donald Keeler)
 1955 The Private War of Major Benson
Cadet Cpl. Scawalski (as Donald Keeler)
 1954 Mayor of the Town (TV Series)
- Strange Lady (1954) ... Kenny (as Donald Keeler)
 1953-1954 The Pride of the Family (TV Series)
Hollis / Hollis Bridwell
- Albie's Health Diet (1954) ... Hollis (as Joseph Vieira)
- Barbecue Story (1954) ... Hollis Bridwell
- Catherine's Birthday (1954) ... Hollis (as Joseph Vieira)
- Christmas Story (1953) ... Hollis Bridwell
- The Radioactive Story (1953) ... Hollis Bridwell
 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)


Ken Weatherwax (half sibling)

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

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