Brian Keith

Uncle Bill
Birth Name:
Robert Alba Keith
Birth Date:
November 14, 1921
Birth Place:
Bayonne, New Jersey
Death Date:
June 24, 1997
Place of Death:
23449 Malibu Colony Road, Malibu, California
Cause of Death:
Suicide - gunshot wound to the head
Cemetery Name:
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
Brian Keith was an American film, television and stage actor who in his six-decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the Disney family film The Parent Trap (1961), Johnny Shiloh (1963), the comedy The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), and the adventure saga The Wind and the Lion (1975). On television two of his best-known roles were those of bachelor-uncle-turned-reluctant-parent Bill Davis in the 1960s sitcom Family Affair, and a tough retired judge in the 1980s lighthearted crime drama Hardcastle and McCormick. He also starred in The Brian Keith Show, which aired on NBC from 1972 to 1974, where he portrayed a pediatrician who operated a free clinic on Oahu, and in the CBS comedy series Heartland.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park

1218 Glendon Avenue

Los Angeles, California, 90024


North America


copyright Jeannette M. Hartman

Grave Location:

Garden of Serenity Memorial Garden

Grave Location Description

As you enter the cemetery, drive straight ahead and follow the road left and park just after the chapel on your right. Walk over to the Garden of Serenity under the trellis and on one of the granite walls you will find on the top row the final resting place of Brian Keith and his daughter who committed suicide just two months prior to Brian’s demise.

Grave Location GPS

34.058112, -118.44278



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