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Howard Keel (Harold Clifford Keel)

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Biography

Gillespie, Illinois, USA
He was the Errol Flynn and Clark Gable of "golden age" movie musicals back in the 1950s. With a barrel-chested swagger and cocky, confident air, not to mention his lusty handsomeness and obvious athleticism, 6'4" brawny baritone Howard Keel had MGM's loveliest songbirds swooning helplessly for over a decade in what were some of the finest musical films ever produced.

Born Harold Clifford Keel in Gillespie, IL, in 1919, his childhood was admittedly unhappy, his father being a hard-drinking coal miner and his mother a stern, repressed Methodist homemaker. Read more...

Actor

Character: Tony Naylor

Lovely to Look At 1952

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Character: Vince Heldon

Desperate Search 1952

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Character: Fred Graham 'Petruchio'

Kiss Me Kate 1953

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Character: Specialty in 'My Maryland'

Deep in My Heart 1954

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Character: Capt. Mike Malone

Rose Marie 1954

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Character: Hajj

Kismet 1955

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Character: Himself - Performer

The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959

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Character: Himself - Accepting Best Cinematography Award, Black and White for Eugen Schüfftan

The 34th Annual Academy Awards 1962

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Character: Waco

Waco 1966

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Character: Levi Walking Bear

The War Wagon 1967

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Character: Gaylord Ravenal / Hazard Endicott

That's Entertainment! 1974

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Character: Himself

Legends 2006

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Character: Roy Mardis

My Father's House 2002

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Character: Capt. Quentin "Jack" Jackson

Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is 1994

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Character: Hardie Rankin

Run for Your Life 1965

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Character: Mr. Livington

Here's Lucy 1968

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Character: Himself - Singer

The Bell Telephone Hour 1959

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Character: Himself

ABC Late Night 1973

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Character: Himself - Guest

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show 1956

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Character: Himself

Night of 100 Stars 1982

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Character: Himself - Performer

The 58th Annual Academy Awards 1986

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Character: Will Gorman

Zane Grey Theater 1956

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Character: Himself

De wereld 0

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Character: Himself

Song and Dance 0

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