Howard Keel (1919–2004)

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KNOWN FOR 
Dallas (1981-1991) | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) | Calamity Jane (1953)
AWARDS 
3 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Harold Keel
BORN 
Apr 13, 1919 (died Nov 7, 2004)
HEIGHT 
6' 4" (1.93m)

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Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for AMV HellAMV Hell (Short) Performer ("Anything You Can Do")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for My Father's HouseMy Father's House Roy Mardis  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Annie Get Your Gun Intro with Susan LucciAnnie Get Your Gun Intro with Susan Lucci (Video) Frank Butler (archive footage), Performer ("Col. Buffalo Bill", "There's No Business Like Show Business")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for SpeechlessSpeechless Performer ("Anything You Can Do")  Less 1994 $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment! IIIThat's Entertainment! III Himself - Co-Host / Narrator, Performer ("Anything You Can Do" (1946)) (uncredited)  Less 1994 $2.5MM $275K / —
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment, Part IIThat's Entertainment, Part II Frank Butler (archive footage), Performer ("Lonesome Polecat" (1954), "There's No Business Like Show Business" (1946)) (uncredited)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment!That's Entertainment! Gaylord Ravenal / Hazard Endicott (archive footage), Performer ("Make Believe" (1927)) (uncredited)  Less 1974 $3.2MM $27MM / —
  • Primary photo for Arizona BushwhackersArizona Bushwhackers Lee Travis  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The War WagonThe War Wagon Levi Walking Bear  Less 1967 $6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Red TomahawkRed Tomahawk Capt. Tom York  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for WacoWaco Waco  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Man from Button WillowThe Man from Button Willow Performer ("The Man From Button Willow")  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Day of the TriffidsThe Day of the Triffids Bill Masen  Less 1963 $750K
  • Primary photo for Armored CommandArmored Command Col. Devlin  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Big FishermanThe Big Fisherman Simon Peter  Less 1959 $4MM
  • Primary photo for Floods of FearFloods of Fear Donovan  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for KismetKismet Poet, Performer ("Fate", "Gesticulate", "The Olive Tree", "Rahadlakum", "And This Is My Beloved", "Sands of Time") (uncredited)  Less 1955 $2.7MM $1.2MM / $1.8MM
  • Primary photo for Jupiter's DarlingJupiter's Darling Hannibal, Performer ("Never Trust A Woman")  Less 1955 $3.3MM
  • Primary photo for 1955 Motion Picture Theatre Celebration1955 Motion Picture Theatre Celebration (Short) Performer ("I Never Trust a Woman")  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Deep in My HeartDeep in My Heart Howard Keel, Performer ("Your Land and My Land")  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Seven Brides for Seven BrothersSeven Brides for Seven Brothers Adam, Performer ("Bless Yore Beautiful Hide", "When You're in Love", "Sobbin' Women") (uncredited)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Rose MarieRose Marie Sergeant Mike Malone R.C.M.P., Performer ("The Right Place For A Girl", "Mounties", "Rose Marie")  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Kiss Me KateKiss Me Kate Fred Graham 'Petruchio', Performer ("So in Love", "Wunderbar", "We Open in Venice", "I've Come to Wive It Wealthily in Padua", "Were Thine That Special Face", "Where Is the Life That Late I Led?", "Kiss Me Kate (reprise)") (uncredited)  Less 1953 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Calamity JaneCalamity Jane Wild Bill Hickok, Performer ("I Can Do Without You", "Higher than a Hawk", "The Black Hills of Dakota")  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Ride, Vaquero!Ride, Vaquero! King Cameron  Less 1953 $1.1MM $1.8MM / $3.4MM
  • Primary photo for Fast CompanyFast Company Rick Grayton  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Desperate SearchDesperate Search Vince Heldon  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Lovely to Look AtLovely to Look At Tony Naylor, Performer ("Opening Night", "Lafayette", "You're Devastating", "Lovely To Look At", "The Most Exciting Night", "The Touch of Your Hand") (uncredited)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Callaway Went ThatawayCallaway Went Thataway Stretch Barnes / Smoky Callaway, Performer ("Where the Tumbleweed Is Blue")  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Across the Wide MissouriAcross the Wide Missouri Narrator (voice) (uncredited)  Less 1951 $5MM
  • Primary photo for Texas CarnivalTexas Carnival Slim Shelby, Performer ("Whoa, Emma!", "Young Folks Should Get Married", "Deep in the Heart of Texas" (uncredited))  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Show BoatShow Boat Gaylord Ravenal, Performer ("Where's the Mate For Me?" (1927), "Make Believe" (1927), "You Are Love" (1927), "Why Do I Love You?" (1927), "Make Believe" (1927) (second reprise)) (uncredited)  Less 1951 $2.3MM $5.3MM / $7.6MM
  • Primary photo for Three Guys Named MikeThree Guys Named Mike Mike Jamison  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Pagan Love SongPagan Love Song Hazard Endicott, Soundtrack ("The House of Singing Bamboo") (uncredited), Performer ("Pagan Love Song", "The House of Singing Bamboo", "Singing in the Sun", "Etiquette", "Why Is Love So Crazy?", "The Sea of the Moon") (uncredited)  Less 1950 $1.9MM
  • Primary photo for Annie Get Your GunAnnie Get Your Gun Frank Butler, Performer ("ANYTHING YOU CAN DO", "THEY SAY IT'S WONDERFUL", "MY DEFENSES ARE DOWN", "THE GIRL THAT I MARRY")  Less 1950 $3.8MM $8MM / —
  • Primary photo for The HideoutThe Hideout Boke (as Harold Keel)  Less 1948
Past Television (27 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Sugarcube CriticThe Sugarcube Critic (TV Series) Performer ("Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Boast Busters (Feb 24, 2014) Performer ("Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Walker, Texas RangerWalker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) D. L. Dade ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart IsHart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is (TV Movie) Capt. Quentin "Jack" Jackson  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for MGM: When the Lion RoarsMGM: When the Lion Roars (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Pagan Love Song") ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
    • The Lion in Winter (Mar 24, 1992) Performer ("Pagan Love Song") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Larry Thorson ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Good SportsGood Sports (TV Series) Sonny Gordon ( 2 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 2
  • Primary photo for DallasDallas (TV Series) Clayton Farlow ( 262 episodes, 1981–1991 )  Less 1981–1991 262
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  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The 58th Annual Academy AwardsThe 58th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Performer: Once a Star, Always a Star, Performer ("Once a Star, Always a Star")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Live from Her Majesty'sLive from Her Majesty's (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Kyle Cummings / Duncan Harlow ( 2 episodes, 1981–1983 )  Less 1981–1983 2
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Colonel ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The QuestThe Quest (TV Series) Shanghai Pierce ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher Comedy HourThe Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 ) , Performer ("At The Opera: Return to the Son of Commercialis Americanis Revisited") ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
    • Episode #3.1 (Sep 15, 1972) Himself, Performer ("At The Opera: Return to the Son of Commercialis Americanis Revisited")  Less
  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Here's LucyHere's Lucy (TV Series) Stanley Livingston ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Police Sgt. McGoogle ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Run for Your LifeRun for Your Life (TV Series) Hardie Rankin ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Kiss Me KateKiss Me Kate (TV Movie) Fred Graham  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Death Valley DaysDeath Valley Days (TV Series) Diamond Jim Brady ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Arthur Freed's Hollywood MelodyArthur Freed's Hollywood Melody (TV Movie) Himself, Performer ("The Broadway Melody") (uncredited)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Himself - Singer ( 1 episode, 1961 ) , Performer ("If I Loved You") ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Tales of Wells FargoTales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) Justin Brox ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Academy AwardsThe 31st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer, Performer ("A Very Precious Love")  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for RobertaRoberta (TV Movie) John Kent  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) Will Gorman ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for MGM ParadeMGM Parade (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 ) , Performer ("Rahadlakum") ( 1 episode, 1955 ) , Performer ("Gesticulate") ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 2
    • Episode #1.14 (Dec 14, 1955) Himself, Performer ("Gesticulate")  Less
    • Episode #1.12 (Nov 23, 1955) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Rahadlakum") (uncredited)  Less
Self (59 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Frankie Laine: An American DreamerFrankie Laine: An American Dreamer (Video) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Cole Porter in Hollywood: Too Darn HotCole Porter in Hollywood: Too Darn Hot (Video) Himself - 'Petruchio / Fred' ("Kiss Me Kate")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood GreatsThe Hollywood Greats (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1985–1998 )  Less 1985–1998
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  • Primary photo for Sobbin' Women: The Making of 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers'Sobbin' Women: The Making of 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' (TV Short) Himself - Host  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Inside the Dream FactoryInside the Dream Factory (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Golden Globes 50th Anniversary CelebrationGolden Globes 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment III: Behind the ScreenThat's Entertainment III: Behind the Screen (Video) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Guest NightGuest Night (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 48th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 34th Annual Thalians BallThe 34th Annual Thalians Ball (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Aspel & CompanyAspel & Company (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Special) Himself - Honoree  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 13th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 13th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Accepting Award for Favourite Television Night Time Dramatic Series  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's Tropical Comedy Special from TahitiBob Hope's Tropical Comedy Special from Tahiti (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for All-Star Party for 'Dutch' ReaganAll-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan (TV Special) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Doris Day's Best FriendsDoris Day's Best Friends (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for An Evening with Howard KeelAn Evening with Howard Keel (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 42nd Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Royal Variety Performance 1984Royal Variety Performance 1984 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Entertainment ExpressEntertainment Express (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1983–1984 )  Less 1983–1984
  • Primary photo for All-Star Party for Frank SinatraAll-Star Party for Frank Sinatra (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for James Bond: The First 21 YearsJames Bond: The First 21 Years (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Val Doonican Music ShowThe Val Doonican Music Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for TattletalesTattletales (TV Series) Himself ( 10 episodes, 1982–1983 )  Less 1982–1983
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  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety Performance 1982The Royal Variety Performance 1982 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 StarsNight of 100 Stars (TV Special) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Song by SongSong by Song (TV Series) Himself - Music Performer ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for At Long Last ColeAt Long Last Cole (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social ClubThe Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for ABC's Wide World of EntertainmentABC's Wide World of Entertainment (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher Comedy HourThe Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Stars on SundayStars on Sunday (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Val Doonican ShowThe Val Doonican Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for CinemaCinema (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Ronnie Corbett in BedRonnie Corbett in Bed (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Himself - Singer / Himself - Host ( 7 episodes, 1959–1965 )  Less 1959–1965
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  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Co-Host ( 6 episodes, 1964–1965 )  Less 1964–1965
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  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain ( 10 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964
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  • Primary photo for Talent ScoutsTalent Scouts (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 2 episodes, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Voice of FirestoneThe Voice of Firestone (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The 34th Annual Academy AwardsThe 34th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Accepting Best Cinematography, Black and White Award  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Juke Box JuryJuke Box Jury (TV Series) Himself - Panellist ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Celebrity GolfCelebrity Golf (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London PalladiumVal Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (TV Series) Himself ( 7 episodes, 1956–1960 )  Less 1956–1960
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  • Primary photo for SpectacularSpectacular (TV Series) Himself-host ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Big RecordThe Big Record (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Bing Crosby and His FriendsBing Crosby and His Friends (TV Special) Himself  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Polly Bergen ShowThe Polly Bergen Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for General Motors 50th Anniversary ShowGeneral Motors 50th Anniversary Show (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for MGM ParadeMGM Parade (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The HoaxtersThe Hoaxters (Short) Narrator (voice)  Less 1952
Archive Footage (14 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Out of My Dreams: Oscar Hammerstein IIOut of My Dreams: Oscar Hammerstein II (TV Movie) Gaylord Ravenal (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for De schuld van VTMDe schuld van VTM (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
    • De wereld (2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for LegendsLegends (TV Series) Wild Bill Hickok / Himself ( 2 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Doris Day: Virgin Territory (Sep 11, 2007) Wild Bill Hickok (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Val Doonican Rocks (Apr 8, 2007) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Best of the Royal VarietyThe Best of the Royal Variety (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Song and Dance (Nov 9, 2006) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 77th Annual Academy AwardsThe 77th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Dallas Reunion: Return to SouthforkDallas Reunion: Return to Southfork (TV Movie) Clayton Farlow (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for SoapTalkSoapTalk (TV Series) Clayton Farlow ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Red Skelton: A Comedy ScrapbookRed Skelton: A Comedy Scrapbook (Video) Slim Shelby-Texas Carnival (archive footage)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for MGM ParadeMGM Parade (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
    • Episode #1.12 (Nov 23, 1955) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer StoryThe Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story Self (archive footage)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Some of the Best: Twenty-Five Years of Motion Picture LeadershipSome of the Best: Twenty-Five Years of Motion Picture Leadership (Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1949
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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