Nathan Keyes

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Nathan Keyes
Nathan William Gumke

(1985-11-28) November 28, 1985 (age 33)
Years active2006–present

Nathan Keyes, born Nathan William Gumke,[1] (born November 28, 1985) is an American actor, known for his roles as Kevin Levin in Ben 10: Alien Swarm.

Life and career[edit]

Keyes was born in Washington, D.C., to Holly and Dale Gumke,[1] but raised in York, Pennsylvania with younger brother Chris.[2] When he was seven, he wrote, produced, directed and acted in a play based on The Tailor of Gloucester.[3] He played his first stage role when he was eleven, and went on to star in theatrical roles such as Romeo, in Romeo and Juliet,[4] the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz, the Emcee in Cabaret,[3] and Albert in Bye, Bye Birdie.[1] He also starred in Bang Bang, You're Dead, a play about school violence, presented in high schools in York County, Pennsylvania.[1] Keyes attended York Suburban High School.[5] In 2000, he founded the pop band "As 1",[3][6][7] performing in more than seventy-five concerts throughout the northeast.[1]

After graduating in 2004, Keyes moved to Los Angeles, where he started working as graphic designer and photographer of CD covers.[1] Meanwhile, he studied acting with coach Stephanie Feury.[8] He landed a recurring role on ABC Family's Three Moons Over Milford, and has guest starred on shows like CBS's Numb3rs and ABC's No Ordinary Family. In 2009, he joined the cast of the movie Ben 10: Alien Swarm, portraiting Kevin Levin.[9]


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Numb3rs Paul Elins TV series, episode 2x19. Credited as "Nathan William Keyes".
2006 The Nature of Blake Blake Short
2006 Three Moons Over Milford Jonah TV series, 4 episodes
2007 Women's Murder Club Thaddeus Prescott TV series, episode 1x09
2009 Mrs. Washington Goes to Smith Alec Washington TV movie
2009 Ben 10: Alien Swarm Kevin Levin TV movie
2010 The Sleepy Count Thomas Short
2010 Brothers & Sisters Sam TV series, episode 4x13
2010 No Ordinary Family Lucas Fisher TV series, pilot
2011 Worst. Prom. Ever. Colin O'Flaherty TV movie
2011 The Good Doctor Rich
2012 Anatomy of the Tide Donny Brewer
2012 The Dark Knight Smells Short
2013 The Kings of Summer Paul
2013 Cleaners Kyle 6 Episodes
2014 Glee (TV Series) Andrew Cosgrove Episode 'The Back-Up Plan'
2014 Come Back to Me Dale
2016 JL Ranch Terrence TV movie
2017 Britney Ever After Justin Timberlake TV movie


  1. ^ a b c d e f "YS Grad stars in new film". YS Suburban Pride. November 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2011.
  2. ^ "- NATHAN WILLIAM GUMKE -". Archived from the original on October 3, 2003. Retrieved 5 February 2012.
  3. ^ a b c Nathan Keyes on MTV
  4. ^ "Romeo & Juliet - A 45-Minutes Foray Into Shakespeare" (PDF). Retrieved 5 February 2012.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Interview with Nathan Keyes from the movie: Ben 10 Alien Swarm". Fox 43. 24 November 2009. Archived from the original on 3 September 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2011.
  6. ^ Leslie Gray Streeter. "Local Talents Dream Of Going "National"".
  7. ^ "As 1 Biography".
  8. ^ Roos, Michelle (January 2010). "Suburban graduate stars in Hollywood production". Tribune - York Suburban High School. Retrieved 27 December 2011.
  9. ^ Raub, Matt (24 November 2009). "Exclusive: Nathan Keyes, Alyssa Diaz, and Galadriel Stineman Talk 'Ben 10: Alien Swarm'". Retrieved 29 November 2011.

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