In addition to his motion picture and television accomplishments, Stacy Keach
is one of America's most acknowledged Shakespearean actors, also celebrated in England, where the Bard is in the blood. A New York Times review dubbed him "the finest American classical actor since John Barrymore
." Keach has received a Golden Globe for Best Actor and has been nominated for Emmy and Tony Awards. He has won three Obies, three Vernon Rice Awards, the Helen Hayes
Award and the Prestigious Millennium Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the classical theater. His Shakespearean readings are among the nation's best-selling classical CDs.
Keach is familiar to FOX audiences from his role in the network's comedy series Titus, and he is known worldwide for his classic portrayal of Mickey Spillane's archetypal private eye, Mike Hammer. Above all, he is a consummate actor who is equally at home on stage, film or television.
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