Charles Keating





10/22/1941 , London, England, UK

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Keating has worked in the theater, in film and on television on both sides of the Atlantic. As a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, he performed in Stratford, in London's West End, and with the Chinchester Festival Theater. In the United States, he has performed with the Culture Theater (Minnesota), The Charles Playhouse (Massachusetts) and the Cleveland Playhouse (Ohio). He performed on Broadway in "The House of Atreus," "Arturo Ui" and "Loot," earning a Tony nomination for the latter. His off-Broadway credits include "What the Butler Saw," "A Man for All Seasons," "Doctor's Dilemma," "Light Up the Sky" and "Pygmalion." Keating has directed theatrical performances in the United States and abroad, and he has appeared at more than a dozen U.S. campuses as a guest artist and lecturer.
His American-television credits include "Going to Extremes," "Fresno," "The Equalizer," "Miami Vice," "Hotel," "As the World Turns" and "All My Children." He appeared on British television in "Brideshead Revisited," "Edward and Mrs. Simpson," "The White Guard," "Richard II" and "The Countless IIona." His feature-film credits include" The Bodyguard," "Awakenings," "Master of the Manor" and "The Rockinghorse Winner." He and his "Another World" co-star Victoria Wyndham created the stage production "Couplets: A Celebration of Love, Verse, Scene and Song," and they continue to perform in it around the country. Keating can also be heard reading short stories on Public Radio from Symphony Space in New York, and he hosts a new PBS show called "The New York Theater Review."
Keating was born in London. He and his wife, Mary, live in Connecticut and have two grown sons.
The 1996 Emmy Award winner as Outstanding Lead Actor, Charles Keating created the role of the elegant and dangerous Carl Hutchins in 1983. He left "Another World" in 1986, returned periodically beginning in 1991, and then fully resumed the role in 1993.