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Subject: ARCHIVE: October 10, 1920 ~It's a century ago, character actor and TWILIGHT ZONE alum NOAH KEEN, whose screen career was mainly TV roles, notably 2 classic TZ episodes and dozens of others like "Naked City" to "The Sopranos", born 100 years ago! ...

Keen died just last year, at age 98.
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Date Posted: Saturday, October 10, 09:18:37pm
In reply to: Colt 's message, "Oct. 10th~Happy Birthday! Actor Peter Coyote (79) Actor Charles Dance (74) Actress Jessica Harper (71) Producer Mario Kassar (69) Singer David Lee Roth (66)" on Friday, October 09, 10:58:11pm

Noah Keen
(October 10, 1920 March 24, 2019)

Early life ...

Keen was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was raised there with his brother. fought in
WWII as a bombardier for the Army Air Force. He received a purple heart during this time.

Career ...
Keen made many guest appearances in television series such as The Twilight Zone in the episodes "The Arrival" and "The Trade-Ins". ...

In 1962 he made two guest appearances on Perry Mason; first as murder victim Harlow Phipps in "The Case of the Crippled Cougar", then as 'Dr. Stephen Grant'
in "The Case of the Lurid Letter". In 1962 Keen appeared as Samuel Cole on the TV western The Virginian in the episode titled "The Accomplice".

Here's photo of Keen with 1962 TZ "Trade-Ins" co-star, and at ...

...Other series on which he made guest appearances include The Eleventh Hour, Judd for the Defense, Bonanza, Mission: Impossible, The Mod Squad, The Waltons and The Rockford Files. Keen had also appeared in movies such as Battle for the Planet of the Apes and Disorganized Crime. Although he had been acting less frequently since the 1980s, he still made occasional appearances such as a guest appearance on the episode "Johnny Cakes" of The Sopranos.

Personal life ...
Keen was married three times, once to screenwriter Barbara Corday, creator of TV's "Cagney & Lacey", as well as other TV shows. He had a daughter with one of his wives. He was married to Gerrianne Raphael in 2004 and had a very happy marriage. Through that marriage, Keen became step-father to three more girls. He had five grandchildren, two from his biological daughter, two from one of his step-daughters, and one from his other step-daughter.

Late life ...

...Keen moved from California to New York when he married Raphael. He lived in
Harlem until he died. Keen often participated in small acting roles until he was almost 94.

Link ...

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Apologies for dredging-up an older thread, but: We missed the 90th birthday of Adlai Stevenson III...Son of Adlai Stevenson II; two-time presidential candidate from the 50's & former governor of IL.Friday, October 16, 09:10:11pm
    His great- grandfather, also named Adlai, was Grover Cleveland's Vice- Pres. (NT).Saturday, October 17, 11:45:40am

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