Stacy Keach has managed the difficult task of maintaining a vibrant series of performances in top motion picture and television projects while continuing to add to his remarkable achievement on the stage, both classical and Broadway. His most recently filmed theatrical motion picture is Truth (2015), teamed with Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford which was filmed in Australia, and he recently completed filming director Stephen Gaghan’s Gold (2016), starring Matthew McConaughy, Edgar Ramirez and Bryce Dallas Howard, and in the film adaptation of the Stephen King novel, Cell (2016), also starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson.
John Huston’s FAT CITY (1972), an early Keach film in which he co-starred with Jeff Bridges, is joined on the actor’s impressive filmography which includes Alexander Payne’s Academy Award nominated big screen drama, Nebraska (2013), The Ninth Configuration (1980), The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968), Up in Smoke (1978), American History X (1998) and the classic Western, The Long Riders (1980) which he produced with his brother James.
Stacy Keach is one of the stars of NBC’s highly anticipated new comedy series, Crowded, created by Suzanne Martin with James Burrows directing first episodes. His prior television series successes include his classic title role performance in Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer. Keach’s memoir, All in All: An Actor’s Life On and Off the Stage, was the initial recipient of the Prism Literary Award for work addressing overcoming addictive behavior. His performance honors include a Best Actor Golden Globe Award, three Obie’s, three Vernon Rice Awards, two Drama Desk Awards, three Helen Hayes Awards and the Prestigious Millineum Recognition Award, the Will Award, and he has been nominated for Emmy and Tony Awards. He was recently inducted into the 2015 American Theatre Hall of Fame.