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Andes, John Charles (Keith)

Born: 1920 AD
Died: 2005 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors


1920 - Born on July 12th in Ocean City, New Jersey.

1943 - Attended Temple University and graduated with a B.A. in Education. He also studied voice at the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music.

         - While serving with the Air Force during WWII, he performed in the patriotic Broadway stage show "Winged Victory" and, after being seen by studio mogul Darryl F. Zanuck, was given a minor part in the film version the following year.

1947 - Keith returned to Hollywood in the post-war years and won the role of one of Loretta Young's brothers in the classic film The Farmer's Daughter.

         - He won a Theatre World Award for "The Chocolate Soldier".

1948 - Married to Jean Alice Cotton.

1952 - In Clash by Night, one of his best roles, he dallied hot and heavy with a young Marilyn Monroe and in Blackbeard, the Pirate he demonstrated some expert swashbuckling skills.

1961 - Married to Shelah Hackett.

2005 - Committed suicide and died on November 11th in Canyon County, California.


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