Walter Stacy Keach Jr. (born June 2, 1941) is an American actor. Highly prolific, he has played mainly dramatic roles throughout his career, often in law enforcement or as a private detective. His most prominent role was as Mickey Spillane's fictional detective Mike Hammer, which he played in numerous stand-alone television films and at least three different television series throughout the 1980s and 1990s. The role earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination in 1984.
He has also performed as a narrator for programs including CNBC'S American Greed (2008–) and various educational television programs. Comedic roles include his role in the Fox sitcom Titus (2000–2002) as Ken, the father of comedian Christopher Titus, and as Sergeant Stedenko in Cheech & Chong's films Up in Smoke (1978) and Nice Dreams (1981). His most recent recurring roles include two seasons as Henry Pope, the warden, in the series Prison Break (2005–2007); "Pops", the father of the main character from the boxing drama Lights Out (2011); the elderly father Bob on the sitcom Crowded (2016); and the father of Matt LeBlanc's protagonist Adam on Man With A Plan (2016–). Keach won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for the television miniseries Hemingway (1988). In 2015, Keach was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame and in 2019, he was honored a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
|Born Name:||Walter Stacy Keach Jr.|
|Born:||Jun 02, 1941 in Savannah, GA, United States|
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