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Keith Larsen ACTOR

Keith Larsen was born on June 17th, 1924 in Salt Lake City, Utah with the birth Keith Larsen Burt.  After high school he went on to serve during World War II with the United States Navy and then decided after completing his military service that he was interested in pursuing a career as an actor.
His first movie role was un-credited when a scout spotted him and asked him to work on the film, "Operation Pacific" (1951).  By 1953 he was being cast in more substantial roles such as the film, "Son of Belle Starr".
Larsen's career as an actor mainly focused on television roles in such series as, "The Hunter" (1954), "Brave Eagle" (1955), "Northwest Passage" (1958) and "The Aquanauts" (1960).
Other roles he added to his resume over the course of his career were guest appearances on such series as, "Anitra Dellano Story", "The Blackwell Story", "Playhouse 90", "General Electric Theater", "Men Into Space", "The Roaring Twenties", "Tombstone Territory" and "Wichita Town".
In addition to his numerous television credits he did not neglect the film industry completely and was seen on the big screen in such features as, "Flying Leathernecks" (1951) starring John Wayne, "Women of the Prehistoric Planet" (1966), "Mission Batanagas" (1968), "Night of the Witches" (1970), "The Trap on Cougar Mountain" (1972), "Whitewater Sam" (1977) and his final role was in 1979 in the film, "Young and Free". 
Along with working as an actor he was also a director on many of the films mentioned above as well as on, "Run to the High Country" (1974) and "Aru heishi no kake" (1970).
Keith Larsen married three times throughout his lifetime, first to Susan Cummings in 1953, however after having one child this marriage ended in divorce.  He then married Vera Miles in 1960 and again after having one child, by 1971 this marriage also came to an end.  His third time to marry was in 1983 to Trang Thu Nguyen and they had one child together as well and remained married until he passed away at the age of eighty two on December 13th, 2006 in Santa Barbara, California. 


1986   Red Headed Stranger

1982   Whitewater Sam

1979   Young and Free 

1974   Run to the High Country

1972   The Trap on Cougar Mountain

1971   Night of the Witches

1970   Aru heishi no kake

1968   Mission Batangas

1968   The Omegans 

1967   Caxambu!

1966   Women of the Prehistoric Planet

1965   The Slender Thread

1964   Gunsmoke

1961   The Roaring 20's

1960-1961  The Aquanauts

1960   Tombstone Territory

1960   The Man and the Challenge

1960   Wichita Town

1959   Men Into Space

1958-1959  Northwest Passage 

1957   The Millionaire

1957   G.E. True Theater

1957   Apache Warrior 

1957   The Web

1957   Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend 

1957   Badlands of Montana 

1957   Playhouse 90

1957   Last of the Badmen

1956-1957  Lux Video Theatre 

1955-1956  Brave Eagle 

1956   Cheyenne

1955   Desert Sands 

1955   Night Freight 

1955   Wichita

1955   Chief Crazy Horse

1955   Dial Red O

1954-1955  The Hunter 

1954   Security Risk 

1954   Portrait by Whistler

1954   Arrow in the Dust 

1954   The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse

1953   War Paint 

1953   Son of Belle Starr

1953   Fort Vengeance

1952   Hiawatha 

1952   Torpedo Alley 

1952   Flat Top 

1952   The Rose Bowl Story

1952   Space Patrol

1952   Paula

1951   Flying Leathernecks

1951   Operation Pacific 

Matinee Classics - Brave Eagle starring Keith Larsen, Anthony Numkena, Kim Winona and Bert Wheeler
Matinee Classics - Northwest Passage starring Buddy Ebsen, Keith Larsen and Don Burnett

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