Keith Andes

Keith Andes

Highest Rated: 100% The Farmer's Daughter (1947)

Lowest Rated: 55% Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

Birthday: Jul 12, 1920

Birthplace: Ocean City, New Jersey, USA

The son of a real-estate man, blonde, athletic John Charles Andes became Keith Andes when signed to a contract by David O. Selznick in the 1940s. At that time, Andes, a recent Temple University graduate, was a member of the Army Air Force, touring in the all-serviceman stage production Winged Victory. His stage reputation rested on his rich baritone singing voice, which he seldom got to utilize in his film and TV work. After several failed pilot films, Andes was given his own starring series in 1959: the syndicated This Man Dawson, in which he played an ex-military man hired to clean up a corrupt police department in a unnamed city. To bone up on his role, Andes was permitted to sit in on the LAPD three-man board which determined who would be selected as police officers--and became so adept at his "job" that he ended up rejecting a few candidates! Andes' later TV work included a 13-week stint as Glynis Johns' long-suffering husband on the 1963 sitcom Glynis. Never completely abandoning the stage, Keith Andes co-starred with Lucille Ball in the 1960 Broadway musical Wildcat, and later in the decade headlined a touring company of Man of La Mancha.

Highest Rated Movies



82% ...And Justice for All Marvin Bates 1979
No Score Yet The Ultimate Impostor Actor 1979
55% Tora! Tora! Tora! Gen. Marshall 1970
No Score Yet Hell's Bloody Devils Bremonte 1970
No Score Yet Atlantis, the Lost Continent Map Maker 1961
No Score Yet Surrender---Hell! Col. Donald D. Blackburn 1959
No Score Yet Model for Murder Actor 1959
No Score Yet The Girl Most Likely Neil Patterson, Jr. 1958
No Score Yet Interlude Dr. Morley Dwyer 1957
No Score Yet Back From Eternity Joe 1957
No Score Yet Pillars of the Sky Capt. Tom Gaxton 1956
No Score Yet Away All Boats Doctor Bell 1956
No Score Yet The Great Waltz Actor 1955
No Score Yet Allen in Movieland Actor 1955
No Score Yet Split Second Larry Fleming 1953
73% Clash by Night Joe Doyle 1952
No Score Yet Blackbeard, the Pirate Robert Maynard 1952
100% The Farmer's Daughter Sven Holstrom 1947


No Score Yet Gunsmoke
Starcourt 1973
No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco
Col. Frawley 1973
80% Star Trek
Akuta 1967
No Score Yet The Andy Griffith Show
Roger Bryant 1967
91% The Outer Limits (1963)
No Score Yet Perry Mason
Weaver Young 1964
No Score Yet Playhouse 90
Andy Colby


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