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Keyes had a lead role in Behind the Green Door (1972). He also performed in films in the Swedish Erotica series during the 1980s. In addition to his work in adult film, Keyes starred in musicals and the theater, was a boxer, a singer, and a sex surrogate. He was a part of the documentary After Porn Ends 2 (2017)
Johnnie Keyes died on June 3, 2018 from a stroke.
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