Stage & Screen's Brian Keith a Suicide, Age 75

News   Stage & Screen's Brian Keith a Suicide, Age 75
 
Sick with cancer and emphysema, actor Brian Keith shot himself June 24 in his Los Angeles home. According to the NY Daily News, the 75-year-old actor died of the self-inflicted wound and was discovered by family members.

Sick with cancer and emphysema, actor Brian Keith shot himself June 24 in his Los Angeles home. According to the NY Daily News, the 75-year-old actor died of the self-inflicted wound and was discovered by family members. Best known for playing the bachelor father of TV's "Family Affair," Keith made his Broadway debut in 1948's Mister Roberts -- two years after making his stage debut in 1946's Heyday in New Haven. He also starred on Broadway in the 1979 comedy/drama, Da.

--By David Lefkowitz

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