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Keir Dullea

Keir Dullea

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Born: May 30, 1936 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1939:
Family moved to New York when Dullea was three
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Grew up in NYC's Greenwich Village
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Hitchhiked to San Francisco where he worked as a carpenter before enrolling at San Francisco State College
1956:
First appearance on New York stage in the revue "Sticks and Stones"
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Acted in stock productions at the John Drew Theatre, Totem Pole Playhouse, Hedgerow Theatre and Berkshire Playhouse
1959:
Off-Broadway debut in "Season of Choice"
1960:
TV debut on special, "Mrs. Miniver"
1961:
Made impressive film debut as a confused juvenile delinquent in "The Hoodlum Priest"
1963:
Portrayed emotionally disturbed youth in "David and Lisa"
1963:
Had a regular role as a university student in the ABC series "Channing"
1967:
Broadway debut opposite Burl Ives in Ira Levin's "Dr Cook's Garden"
1968:
Achieved greatest film succes as astronaut Dave Bowman, the lead in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey"
1969:
Created the role of the blind boy in Broadway production of "Butterflies Are Free"
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Topped a cast which included Walter Koenig ("Star Trek") in syndicated sci-fi series "The Starlost"
1974:
Played Brick opposite Elizabeth Ashley's Maggie the Cat in Broadway revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
1978:
Portrayed General George Armstrong Custer in NBC movie "The Legend of the Golden Gun"
1980:
Appeared as a flamboyant master criminal in CBS movie "The Hostage Tower"
1982:
Left Hollywood for good
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Head of The Theatre Artists Workshop of Westport, a professional workshop for actors, writers and directors, with director-wife Susan Fuller
1984:
Made cameo appearance in the sequel "2010"
1985:
Returned to Broadway in "Doubles"
1989:
Acted in "Test of Wills" episode of "Murder She Wrote" (CBS)
1992:
Starred Off-Broadway in "The Other Side of Paradise", a one-man show about F Scott Fitzgerald
1992:
Last film to date, "Oh, What a Night"
1997:
Returned to stage acting, appearing in a production of "Molly Sweeney" at the Playmakers Repertory Company in North Carolina
2000:
Appeared opposite Jennifer Love Hewitt in the Fox TV-movie "The Audrey Hepburn Story," as Hepburn's father Joseph
2006:
Acted in Robert De Niro's long-anticipated "The Good Shepherd"

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