Actor Larry Keith Dies At Age 79

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Actor Larry Keith died July 17 from cancer at the age of 79.

Keith is most well known as Nick Davis on 'All My Children,' Keith joined the show in 1970 when it premiered. Keith left the show in 1978 but continued to appear as a guest star for 30 years. Keith was nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series in 1977 and 1978.

On Broadway Keith made his debut in the original MY FAIR LADY. Keith also appeared in HIGH SPIRITS in 1964 and I HAD A BALL in 1965, as well as THE BEST LAID PLANS in 1966. In 1973 Keith was the standby for AlfrEd Drake in GIGI as Honore Lachilles. After a break from the stage in the late 1970s and 1980s Keith returned to perform in TITANIC as Isidor Straus. in 2001 Keith was cast as a replacement in CABARET playing Herr Schultz. Keith's last Broadway role was as Mr Stopnick in CAROLINE, OR CHANGE.

More recently Keith has appeared on 'Damages,' and 'Law & Order.' Keith also appeared Off-Off-Broadway at the 92nd Street Y in the American Jewish Theatre production of BAR MITZVAH BOY in 1987.

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