Donald Hood Keefer was an American actor known for his versatility in performing comedic, as well as highly dramatic, roles. In an acting career that spanned more than 50 years, he appeared in hundreds of stage, film, and television productions. He was a founding member of The Actors Studio, and he performed in both the original Broadway play and 1951 film versions of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. His longest-lasting roles on television were in 10 episodes each of Gunsmoke, the CBS series starring James Arness, and Angel, a 1960–1961 sitcom featuring French-American actress Annie Fargé.
|Born:||Donald Hood Keefer, 18, 1916, Highspire, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Died:||07, 2014, Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.|
|Residence:||Sherman Oaks, California|
|Spouse(s):||Catherine McLeod Keefer (1950–97, her death)|
|Children:||Donald McLeod Keefer, John H. Keefer, Thomas James Keefer|
|IMDb:||Don Keefer’s IMDb|
About Don Keefer
Remembered for his recurring role as George on the early 1960s CBS sitcom Angel, Keefer is also notable for his numerous guest spots on the western series Gunsmoke.
He made his cinematic debut in the 1951 movie Death of a Salesman and also appeared early in his career in episodes of the television series Appointment with Adventure and Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
He was one of the original members of the famous Actors Studio.
A native of Highspire, Pennsylvania, he later settled in Los Angeles, California. His four-decade marriage to screen actress Catherine McLeod resulted in sons named Thomas, John, and Donald.
He appeared with Rod Cameron in an episode of the television series State Trooper.
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- Male actors from the Greater Los Angeles Area
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