McKeon, Doug 1966-

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McKeon, Doug 1966-


Full name, Douglas Jude McKeon; born June 10, 1966, in Pompton Plains, NJ; son of Richard F. (a stockbroker) and Irene Anne (a teacher; maiden name, Kisla) McKeon; married, wife's name Kathy; children: Dylan Thomas. Education: Attended University of Southern California. Religion: Roman Catholic.


Manager—Daniel Jacub Sladek, Daniel Sladek Entertainment Corp., 8306 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 510, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.


Actor, director, and writer. U.S. House of Representatives, guest speaker at the symposium Generations at the Crossroads, 1982; appeared in commercials as a child.


Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Young Artists United (member of board of trustees).

Awards, Honors:

Afternoon Television "Soap Box" Awards, best juvenile actor, 1976 and 1978, both for The Edge of Night; Brussels International Film Festival Award, best male debut, 1978, and Golden Globe Award nomination, best male motion picture debut, 1979, both for Uncle Joe Shannon; Youth Film Festival Award nomination, best supporting actor, 1980, Golden Apple Award nomination, Hollywood Women's Press Association, and Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor in a television special, 1982, all for The Comeback Kid; ShoWest Award nomination, best supporting actor, National Association of Theatre Owners, 1982, for On Golden Pond; Distinguished Youth Achievement Award, town of Maynard, MA, 1982; citation for distinguished contribution among youth, on behalf of drug rehabilitation programs in high schools and care centers, Massachusetts State Senate, 1982; Young Artist Award nomination, best young motion picture actor, 1983, for Night Crossing; Film Award, best dramatic feature film, International Family Film Festival, 2005, for Come Away Home.


Film Appearances:

Robbie, Uncle Joe Shannon, United Artists, 1979.

Frank Strelzyk, Night Crossing, Buena Vista, 1981.

Billy Ray, On Golden Pond, Universal, 1981.

Jonathan Bellah, Mischief, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985.

Ben Aitken, Turnaround, 1986.

Deadly Illusion, 1989.

Billy Coleman, Where the Red Fern Grows: Part 2, 1992.

Patron, Kounterfeit (also known as Money Crush), Live Entertainment, 1996.

The typist, The Empty Mirror, Lions Gate Films, 1997.

Barney Cosgrove, Courting Courtney, Broken Twigs Productions, 1997.

Breem, Critical Mass, 2000.

Detective, Whistlin' Dixie (short film), Faeries Revenge Productions/Siren Films, 2004.

Film Director:

The Boys of Sunset Ridge, PorchLight Entertainment, 2001.

Come Away Home, American Family Movies, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Timothy "Timmy" Ferraday, The Edge of Night, ABC, 1975-76.

Max Sutter, Big Shamus, Little Shamus, CBS, 1979.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Phillip Wendell, Centennial, NBC, 1978.

Marc Schreuder, At Mother's Request, CBS, 1987.

Joe Allen, From the Earth to the Moon, HBO, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Dirk, The Silent Eye, NBC, 1974.

Timmy, Tell Me My Name, NBC, 1977.

Peter, Daddy, I Don't Like It Like This, CBS, 1978.

Michael, The Comeback Kid, ABC, 1980.

Scott Cameron, Desperate Lives, CBS, 1982.

Harry Woodward, An Innocent Love (also known as One Starry Night), CBS, 1982.

Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, Heart of a Champion: The Ray Mancini Story, 1985.

Lonnie Welles, Breaking Home Ties (also known as Norman Rockwell's "Breaking Home Ties"), 1987.

Therapist, Without Consent (also known as Tell Laura I Love Her and Trapped and Deceived), ABC, 1994.

Chief of the boat, Sub Down, USA Network, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Donny Harrigan, "Menace, Anyone?" Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

"Hell Week," 21 Jump Street, 1988.

Sam Simian, "The First Cigar," Alien Nation, 1989.

"The Waiting Game," Monsters, 1990.

"Frame of Mind," Dragnet (also known as L.A. Dragnet), ABC, 2004.

Also appeared in The Andros Targets, ABC.

Television Appearances; Other:

CBS team member, Battle of the Network Stars XVIII (special), 1985.

Second flight surgeon, Rocket's Red Glare (also known as The Mercury Project), 2000.

Stage Appearances:

(Broadway debut) Tommy, Dandelion Wine, Lyceum Theatre, 1974.

Leon, Truckload, Lyceum Theatre, 1975.

Eugene, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 1983.



The Boys of Sunset Ridge, PorchLight Entertainment, 2001.

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