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Brian Keith
Brian Keith
Born Robert Alba Keith
November 14, 1921
Bayonne, New Jersey
Died June 24, 1997 (Age 75)
Malibu, California
Characters played Ben Parker
Ben Parker (Spider-Man (Armored) Universe)

Robert Alba Keith (born November 14, 1921; died June 24, 1997), credited as Brian Keith, was an actor who played Ben Parker and his alternate counterpart on Spider-Man.


Other notable roles include Pied Piper Malone, Boomerang!, Tales of Tomorrow, Police Story, Arrowhead, Alaska Seas, The Bamboo Prison, Tight Spot, Studio 57, Nightfall, Chicago Confidential, Fort Dobbs, Studio One in Hollywood, Rawhide, Laramie, The Westerner, The Untouchables, The Parent Trap, Moon Pilot, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, The Virginian, The Fugitive, Wagon Train, 77 Sunset Strip, The Great Adventure, The Pleasure Seekers, Nevada Smith, The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!, Insight, Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?, Family Affair, The Bull of the West, The Brian Keith Show, The Zoo Gang, Archer, How the West Was Won, Hooper, The Mountain Men, Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen, World War III, Murder, She Wrote, Hardcastle and McCormick, The Magical World of Disney, Pursuit of Happiness, Young Guns, Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson, Heartland, Walter & Emily, Major Dad, The Streets of Beverly Hills, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, The Secrets of Lake Success, The Commish, Walking Thunder, The Marshal, Cybill, Pacific Blue, Walker, Texas Ranger, Touched by an Angel, The Second Civil War, Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man, Rough Riders, and Follow Your Heart.

After suffering from emphysema and lung cancer for ten years, he was found in his Malibu home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was seventy-five years old. Two months later his daughter Daisy Keith committed suicide. The two were buried next to each other.

Keith received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on June 26th, 2008.

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