Charles Keating Dead at 72

Charles Keating in 2010.  Photo Credit: Sue Coflin/Max Photos
Actor Charles Keating died late this week. He was 72.

Keating was born on October 22, 1941 in London, England, the son of Charles James Keating and Margaret Shevlin.

Among his many television credits were Brideshead Revisited, Going to Extremes, Crown Court, Alias and playing Zeus in both Xena and Hercules.

Keating's soap opera roles included Carl Hutchins on Another World (1983-1985, 1991-1999) Damon Lazarre in All My Children (1987-1988), Niles Mason on As the World Turns (1989-1991), and James Ritchfield in Port Charles (2001-2003).

He won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1996 for his performance on Another World.  He was nominated on three other occasions for his most memorable daytime drama character.

Keating's Broadway roles included a revival of Joe Orton's "Loot" (1986), "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" (1968), and "The House of Atreus" (1968). He was nominated for a 1986 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for "Loot."

His film credits included The Bodyguard (1992), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) and Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005).

Keating is survived by his wife, Mary.

2 comments:

Rosrychaplet said...

Who reported to you he died?

Roger Newcomb said...

So sad to hear about Mr. Keating's passing. Loved him in numerous roles but especially as Another World's Carl Hutchins.

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