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|Died||March 24, 2019(aged 98)|
(m. 1972; div. 1974)
(m. 2009)
Noah Keen (October 10, 1920 – March 24, 2019) was an American film and television actor.
Keen was born in Cincinnati, Ohio,.and was raised there with his brother. fought in World War II as a bombardier for the Army Air Force. He received a purple heart during this time.
Keen made many guest appearances in television series such as The Twilight Zone in the episodes "The Arrival" and "The Trade-Ins". In 1962 he made two guest appearances on Perry Mason; first as murder victim Harlow Phipps in "The Case of the Crippled Cougar", then as Dr. Stephen Grant in "The Case of the Lurid Letter". In 1962 Keen appeared as Samuel Cole on the TV western The Virginian in the episode titled "The Accomplice".
Other series on which he made guest appearances include The Eleventh Hour, Judd for the Defense, Bonanza, Mission: Impossible, The Mod Squad, The Waltons and The Rockford Files. Keen had also appeared in movies such as Battle for the Planet of the Apes and Disorganized Crime. Although he had been acting less frequently since the 1980s, he still made occasional appearances such as a guest appearance on the episode "Johnny Cakes" of The Sopranos.
Keen was married three times, once to screenwriter Barbara Corday. He had a daughter with one of his wives. He was married to Gerrianne Raphael in 2004 and had a very happy marriage. Through that marriage, Keen became step-father to three more girls. He had five grandchildren, two from his biological daughter, two from one of his step-daughters, and one from his other step-daughter.
Keen moved from California to New York when he married Raphael. He lived in Harlem until he died. Keen often participated in small acting roles until he was almost 94.
|1960||Girl of the Night||Al|
|1966||A Big Hand for the Little Lady||Sparrow|
|1967||The Caper of the Golden Bulls||The Irishman|
|1970||Helen Keller and Her Teacher||Narrator||Voice|
|1971||The Ski Bum||Marty|
|1973||Tom Sawyer||Judge Thatcher|
|1973||Battle for the Planet of the Apes||Abe the teacher|
|1976||Gable and Lombard||A. Broderick|
|1979||The Rockford Files||Dr. Greenberg||The Return of the Black Shadow (aired 17 February 1979)|
- "Noah Keen, 98". Classic Images (528): 44–45. June 2019.
- Noah Keen on IMDb
- Noah Keen at the TCM Movie Database
- Noah Keen at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
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