His height is 6' 1" (1.85 m).
In 1970, Michael O'Keefe made his acting debut, when he appeared in a Colgate toothpaste commercial.
Michael O'Keefe graduated from Mamaroneck High School, in New York.
In 1996, Michael O'Keefe became an ordained Zen Priest.
He has made 37 appearances on Roseanne, as Fred.
None of his shows have ever lasted more than a season.
He was raised a Roman Catholic
He became a Zen student in 1986.
He has appeared on Broadway in Mass Appeal and The Fifth of July.
He recently completed filming Cherry Crush.
Michael won a Tony Award for Best Play, in his part in "Side Man".
He appeared in the Broadway Show Side Man, in 1999, with Michael Maestro and Joe Lyle.
He wrote a short piece entitled "The Proposal" which was published in BOMB Magazine's summer issue, 2005.
He had the opportunity to work with Irish singer/songwriter Paul Brady. On his record "Spirits Colliding" he wrote the lyrics to "Marriage Made In Hollywood."
On Bonnie Raitt 1995 album he wrote the lyrics to the title song "Longing In Their Hearts" which won a Grammy for Bonnie in the vocal category that year.
On Bonnie Raitt 1992 album Luck of The Draw, he wrote the lyrics to "One Part Be My Lover."
Michael will be directing Raising the Ashes, in Ireland.
Michael O'Keefe is a Zen Buddhist.
He appeared in the independent film The Glass House.
He played a Marine in 1980 in the miniseries A Rumor of War.
His father was a law professor at Fordham University.
His first big screen role was in a movie called Gray Lady Down as "Harris."
His first TV movie was entitled Lindbergh Kidnapping Case which premiered in 1976.
His last personal series was "Middle Ages" where he played Ron Steffey.
His first television series was Against the Law were he played "Simon MacHeath."
He made his first television series appearance in 1974 in the show M*A*S*H as 'Corporal Travis' in the episode entitled "Mad Dogs and Servicemen".