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Stacy Keach

In addition to his motion picture and television accomplishments, Stacy Keach is one of America's most acknowledged Shakespearean actors, also celebrated in England, where the Bard is in the blood. A New York Times review dubbed him "the finest American classical actor since John Barrymore." Keach has received a Golden Globe for Best Actor and has been nominated for Emmy and Tony Awards. He has won three Obies, three Vernon Rice Awards, the Helen Hayes Award and the Prestigious Millennium Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the classical theater. His Shakespearean readings are among the nation's best-selling classical CDs.

Keach is familiar to FOX audiences from his role in the network's comedy series Titus, and he is known worldwide for his classic portrayal of Mickey Spillane's archetypal private eye, Mike Hammer. Above all, he is a consummate actor who is equally at home on stage, film or television.

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Stacy Keach Facts

Birth NameWalter Stacy Keach Jr.
BirthdayJune 2, 1941 (82)
BirthplaceSavannah, Georgia, USA
Awards1989 Golden Globe Awards: Supporting Actress In A Television Series (for Hemingway)

Selected Filmography

American History X
The Courage to Love
The Long Riders
Planes: Fire & Rescue
Prodigal Son
The Bourne Legacy
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