Dennis O'Keefe

Dennis O'Keefe

Highest Rated: 100% Raw Deal (1948)

Lowest Rated: 71% Getting Gertie's Garter (1945)

Birthday: Mar 29, 1908

Birthplace: Fort Madison, Iowa, USA

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.

Highest rated movies

Raw Deal
T-Men
The Fighting Seabees
The Leopard Man
Topper Returns
Woman on the Run
Hangmen Also Die
Getting Gertie's Garter

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Naked Flame Paul Ashley (Character),
Screenwriter
- 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet All Hands on Deck Lt. Cmdr. Brian O'Gara (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dragoon Wells Massacre Capt. Matt Riordan (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lady of Vengeance William T. Marshall (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sail Into Danger Steve Ryman (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Confession Ben Birch (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Inside Detroit Blair Vickers (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Angela Unknown (Character),
Director
- 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chicago Syndicate Barry Amsterdam (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Las Vegas Shakedown Joe Barnes (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Diamond Wizard Joe Dennison (Character),
Director
- 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Drums of Tahiti Mike Macklin (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fake Paul Mitchell (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lady Wants Mink Jim Connors (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Everything I Have Is Yours Alec Tacksbury (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet One Big Affair Jimmy Donovan (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Follow the Sun Chuck Williams (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Company She Keeps Larry Collins (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Passage West Jacob Karns (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Eagle and the Hawk Whitney Randolph (Character) - 1950
86% 79% Woman on the Run Dan Legget (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 50% Cover Up Sam Donovan (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Great Dan Patch David Palmer (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 80% Abandoned Mark Sitko (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Siren of Atlantis Captain Jean Morhange (Character) - 1948
100% 81% Raw Deal Joseph Emmett "Joe" Sullivan (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 43% Walk a Crooked Mile Daniel F. O'Hara (Character) - 1948
100% 74% T-Men Dennis O'Brien/Vannie Harrigan (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 26% Dishonored Lady Dr. David S. Cousins (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Her Adventurous Night Bill Fry (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. District Attorney Steve Bennett (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 48% Brewster's Millions Montague L. `'Monty'` Brewster (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 25% Doll Face Michael Francis "Mike" Hannegan (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Earl Carroll Vanities Danny Baldwin (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Affairs of Susan Bill Anthony (Character) - 1945
71% No Score Yet Getting Gertie's Garter Ken (Character) - 1945
100% 72% The Fighting Seabees Lt. Cmdr. Robert Yarrow (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Up in Mabel's Room Gary Ainsworth (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 67% The Story of Dr. Wassell Benjamin 'Hoppy' Hopkins (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sensations of 1945 Junior Crane (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Abroad With Two Yanks Jeff Reardon (Character) - 1944
85% 67% Hangmen Also Die Jan Horak (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Diamonds and Crime Sonny Phyffe (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 56% Hi Diddle Diddle Sonny Phyffe (Character) - 1943
90% 63% The Leopard Man Jerry Manning (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning, Judge David Barton (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tahiti Honey Mickey Monroe (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Affairs of Jimmy Valentine Mike Jason (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Moonlight Masquerade John Bennett Jr. (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Weekend for Three Jim `'Jimbo'` Craig (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Broadway Limited Dr. Harvey North (Character) - 1941
89% 80% Topper Returns Bob (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lady Scarface Lt. Bill Mason (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. District Attorney P. Cadwallader Jones (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pop Always Pays Jeff Thompson (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 52% You'll Find Out Chuck Deems (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 64% Arise, My Love Joe "Shep" Shepard (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alias the Deacon Johnny Sloan (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Girl From Havana Woody Davis (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bowery Boy Dr. Tom O'Hara (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Burn 'Em Up O'Connor Jerry O'Connor (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet That's Right -- You're Wrong Chuck Deems (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Kid From Texas William Quincy (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Unexpected Father Jimmy Hanley (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 0% Hold That Kiss Tommy Bradford (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chaser Thomas Z. "Tom" Brandon (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Vacation From Love W.D. "Bill" Blair (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bad Man of Brimstone Jeffrey Burton (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet And So They Were Married Drunk in Car (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet 67% Shipmates Forever Trainee (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet 14% Smarty Nightclub Patron (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death on the Diamond Game Radio Announcer (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet Central Park Casino Diner (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet 33% Reaching for the Moon Ship's Party Guest (Character) - 1930

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petticoat Junction Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Joey Bishop Show Brian Taylor (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dennis O'Keefe Show Hal Towne (Character) 1959-1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1954-1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet I've Got a Secret Guest 1953-1954 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Studio One Willard Newell (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Screen Directors Playhouse Unknown (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Suspense Unknown (Character) 1950