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Ken Kesey (Kenneth Elton Kesey)

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Biography

La Junta, Colorado, USA
Kesey burst into the literary scene with the "Cuckoo's Nest" in 1962 which he wrote from his experiences working at a veterans hospital. During this period, he volunteered for the testing on the drug LSD. After writing his second novel, "Sometimes A Great Notion," he bought an old school bus dubbed "Further." With Neal Cassidy at the wheel and pitchers of LSD-laced-Kool-Laid in the cooler, Kesey and a band of friends who called themselves The Merry Pranksters took a trip across America to New York's World Fair. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

Sunshine Daydream 2013

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Character: Sissy's Daddy

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues 1993

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Character: Oz / Kesey / Bones / Crow

Twister: A Musical Catastrophe 2000

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Character: Himself - Novelist

Sex, Drugs and Rock N' Roll 2014

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Character: Himself

Go Further 2003

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Directing

Character: Oz / Kesey / Bones / Crow

Twister: A Musical Catastrophe 2000

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Writing