Geoffrey Keen (Geoffrey Keen)

Geoffrey Keen

Actor. London born the son of prominent stage actor Malcolm Keen, he proved his talent when he won the Gold Medal at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. On stage from 1932 and in films from 1946, he acted as the premiere purveyor cold-edged corporate type. Of all his roles, he is most identified for his portrayal as, Sir Frederick Gray “M” in the James Bond movies, The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonracker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983), A View To A Kill (1985) and The Living Daylights (1987). Other films to his credit included, Disney’s Treasure Island (1950), Rob Roy, (1954), Doctor Zhivago (1965), Born Free (1966) and the sequel Living Free (1972). In all he had appeared in over 100 films before retiring in 1991.

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Born

  • August, 21, 1916
  • England

Died

  • November, 03, 2005

Cemetery

  • Golders Green Crematorium
  • England

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