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Keith Andes

  • Original Name John
  • Birth 12 Jul 1920
  • Death 11 Nov 2005
  • Burial Body donated to medical science
  • Memorial ID 12477396

Actor. Born in Ocean City, New Jersey, he sevred in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He debuted in cinema in "Winger Victory" (1944), in an uncredited role. In 1947, he appeared as one of Loretta Young's brothers in the classic film The Farmer's Daughter (1947). He also worked in "Clash by Night" (1952) with Marilyn Monroe, "Blackbeard, the Pirate" (1952) and "The Girl Most Likely" (1957). On stage, he won a Theatre World Award for "The Chocolate Soldier" in 1947. And he starred in "Kiss Me Kate," "Wildcat" and "Man of La Mancha" in 1968. On television, he appeared in two series: "This Man Dawson" (1959) and the sitcom "Glynis" (1963). In 1970, he worked in the film "Tora!, Tora!, Tora!" and is best remembered to Star Trek fans for his performance as 'Akuta' in the episode "The Apple." Suffering from cancer, he committed suicide in his home in Santa Clarita, Los Angeles, California.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 24 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12477396
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Keith Andes (12 Jul 1920–11 Nov 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12477396, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Body donated to medical science.