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Also Known As: Bud Flanagan, Edward Vance Flanagan, Bud Flannigan, Jonathan Rix, Bud Flanagan, Edward James Flanagan Died: August 31, 1968
Born: March 29, 1908 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Fort Madison, Iowa, USA Profession: actor, director, writer

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Dennis O'Keefe was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, O'Keefe landed roles in various films, including the dramatic adaptation "A Bill of Divorcement" (1932) with John Barrymore, "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang" (1932) and "Imitation of Life" (1934) with Claudette Colbert. He also appeared in "Hold That Kiss" (1938), the western "The Bad Man of Brimstone" (1938) with Wallace Beery and "The Kid From Texas" (1939). His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like "Moonlight Masquerade" (1942), "Hangmen Also Die" (1943) with Brian Donlevy and the Adolphe Menjou comedy "Hi, Diddle Diddle" (1943). He also appeared in "The Leopard Man" (1943). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Walk a Crooked Mile" (1948), "Cover-Up" (1949) and "The Great Dan Patch" (1949). He also appeared in "Abandoned" (1949) and "Woman on the Run" (1950). O'Keefe was most recently credited in "Craigslist: Classified for Murder" (CBS, 2008-09). O'Keefe passed away in August 1968 at the age of 60.

Dennis O'Keefe was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, O'Keefe landed roles in various films, including the dramatic adaptation "A Bill of Divorcement" (1932) with John Barrymore, "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang" (1932) and "Imitation of Life" (1934) with Claudette Colbert. He also appeared in "Hold That Kiss" (1938), the western "The Bad Man of Brimstone" (1938) with Wallace Beery and "The Kid From Texas" (1939). His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like "Moonlight Masquerade" (1942), "Hangmen Also Die" (1943) with Brian Donlevy and the Adolphe Menjou comedy "Hi, Diddle Diddle" (1943). He also appeared in "The Leopard Man" (1943). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Walk a Crooked Mile" (1948), "Cover-Up" (1949) and "The Great Dan Patch" (1949). He also appeared in "Abandoned" (1949) and "Woman on the Run" (1950). O'Keefe was most recently credited in "Craigslist: Classified for Murder" (CBS, 2008-09). O'Keefe passed away in August 1968 at the age of 60.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Angela (1955) Director
2.
  The Diamond Wizard (1954) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Naked Flame (1970)
2.
 The Wild Affair (1966) Sergeant Bletch
3.
 Life Is a Circus (1962) Bud
4.
 All Hands on Deck (1961) Lieut. Comdr. Brian O'Gara
5.
 Dragoon Wells Massacre (1957) Capt. Matt Riordan
6.
 Lady of Vengeance (1957) William T. Marshall
7.
 Inside Detroit (1956) Blair Vickers
8.
 Las Vegas Shakedown (1955) Joe Barnes
9.
 Angela (1955) Steve Catlett
10.
 Chicago Syndicate (1955) Barry Amsterdam
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wife:
Steffi Duna. Actor. Married from 1940 until his death.

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