|Born||September 28, 1953|
Houston, Texas, United States
Keith McDermott (born September 28, 1953) is an American actor, theater director, and writer.
Life and career
McDermott was born September 28, 1953 in Houston, Texas, the son of Betty Ray (Rees) and James E. McDermott. McDermott graduated Ohio University Theatre School. In the 1970s, he lived with author Edmund White in New York City, and appeared as Alan Strang in Equus on Broadway opposite Richard Burton. He directs theater productions, and is particularly known for his direction of Off-Off-Broadway comedies penned by avant garde playwright Jim Neu. McDermott appeared in the Hollywood movie Without a Trace, as well as in numerous independent films, including as half the title role in Ignatz & Lotte and a small but very important role in the cult horror Tourist Trap. His novel Acqua Calda was inspired by his long-term friendship and collaboration with director Robert Wilson, and his memoir of former long-time boyfriend Joe Brainard appeared in the anthology Loss Within Loss. His other memoir and fiction has appeared in periodicals, as well as in the anthology Boys Like Us
|How the West Was Won||Everett||(TV Series), 1 episode: "The Rustler"|
|1983||Without a Trace||Philippe||(Film)|
|1995||Ignatz & Lotte||Ignatz||(Film)|
|1999||A Slipping-Down Life||Paul Ogle||(Film)|
|2008||Birds of America||Man in Street||(Film)|
|2013||I Fell Into a Black Hole While Searching For My Double||Keith||(Film)|
|2013-2014||Off-Awful||Rupert||(TV Series), 2 episodes: "Acting Class" and "Cocktail Hour"|
|2014||Recourse||Dr. Brown||(Short Film)|
|1974||Equus||Alan Strang||At the Plymouth Theatre|
|1979||A Meeting by the River||Tom|
|1980||Harold and Maude||Harold|
- Acqua Calda, Carroll & Graf Publishers
- Lessons from Our Fathers, Durban House Publishing, due Oct 2006
- Reddish, David (5 August 2019). "Actor Keith McDermott spills on two of Hollywood's biggest gay icons". Queerty. Retrieved 3 September 2020.
- Levy, Emanuel (January 16, 2006). "Ignatz and Lotte: Dissatisfied Married Couple". Retrieved 27 June 2021.
- "Equus - 7". Theatregold. Retrieved 26 June 2021.