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Brian Keith

D.O.B.: November 14, 1921 (Bayonne, NJ)

D.O.D.: June 24, 1997 (Malibu, CA)

Cause of Death: Suicide

Location: Westwood Memorial; Garden of Serenity

Biographical Notes:

He served in the United States Marine Corp from 1941to 1945 where he earned an Air Navy Medal.

Brian Keith is best known today for his role as the gruff-but-lovable 'Uncle Bill' on the popular 60's TV sitcom "Family Affair".

He is buried above his daughter, Daisy Keith, an actress who appeared with her father in the short-lived TV series, "Heartland," back in 1989. Daisy killed herself in May of 1997. Brian Keith, suffering from lung cancer & emphysema, shot himself at his Malibu home one month later.

Appeared In:

"Heartland" (1989) Movie

"Young Guns" (1988) Movie

"Family Affair" (1966) TV Series

 

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