Artist Bio

Stacy Keach

Stacy Keach

(Bio as of June 2018)

STACY KEACH: Throughout his extensive career, Keach has delivered a series of performances in top motion picture and television projects while continuing to add to his stage work, both classical and Broadway. Recent films include director Stephen Gaghan’s Gold, starring Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez and Bryce Dallas Howard; Truth, teamed with Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford; the film adaptation of the Stephen King novel Cell, also starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson Gotti, with John Travolta. He will soon be seen/heard in the animated film Rump with Jon Lovitz. Keach’s filmography also includes John Huston’s Fat City co-starring Jeff Bridges; Alexander Payne’s Academy Award-nominated NebraskaIf I Stay; The Bourne Supremacy; Sin City: A Dame To Kill For; The Ninth Configuration; The Heart is a Lonely Hunter; Doc; Up In Smoke; American History and the classic western The Long-Riders, which he produced with his brother James Keach. Keach recently finished filming the second season of the CBS award-winning comedy series Man With A Plan, alongside Matt LeBlanc and Kevin Nealon. He was one of the stars of the NBC comedy series Crowded, and he guest-starred on Showtime’s Ray Donovan, starring Liev Schreiber and Jon Voight. He also guest-starred on Starz’s second season of Blunt Talk, starring Sir Patrick Stewart, and continues on a recurring role on CBS’ Blue Bloods, starring Tom Selleck. His prior television series credits include his title role performance in Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer and Titus. He has been seen on many hit shows such as Two and a Half Men, Prison Break, NCIS: New Orleans and Hot In Cleveland. As a narrator, his voice has been heard in many documentaries and books on tape. He is the narrator on CNBC’s American Greed. Keach is considered a pre-eminent American interpreter of Shakespeare, with his Shakespearean roles including Hamlet, Henry V, Coriolanus, Falstaff, Macbeth, Richard III and King Lear (at Goodman Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C., directed by Robert Falls). He also led the national touring company cast of Frost/Nixon, portraying Richard M. Nixon. Keach’s memoir, All in All: An Actor’s Life On and Off the Stage, was an initial recipient of the Prism Literary Award for work addressing overcoming addictive behavior. His performance honors include a Best Actor Golden Globe Award, three OBIE Awards, three Vernon Rice Awards, two Drama Desk Awards, three Helen Hayes Awards and the prestigious Millennium Recognition Award, the Will Award and he has been nominated for Emmy and Tony Awards. In 2015, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. In 2016, Keach received a Hollywood Film Award for Best Ensemble in the film Gold. He also received the 2016 Best Narrator Award from the Society of Voice Arts and Sciences in the category of Crime and Thriller for his work on the Mike Hammer audio novels. Keach was a Fulbright scholar to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and attended the University of California at Berkeley and the Yale School of Drama. Keach has been married to his wife Malgosia for 31 years, and they have two children, son Shannon, and daughter Karolina.

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