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Name  Keith McDermott
Role  Theater Actor

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Born  September 28, 1953 (age 62) (1953-09-28) Houston, Texas, United States
Movies  Tourist Trap, Without a Trace
Books  Acqua calda, Lessons from Our Fathers
Nominations  Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Literature Award, Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Fiction

Keith McDermott (born September 28, 1953) is an American actor, theater director, and writer.

Life and career

McDermott was born September 28, 1953 in Houston, Texas, the son of Betty Ray (Rees) and James E. McDermott. McDermott graduated Ohio University Theatre School. In the 1970s, he lived with author Edmund White in New York City, and appeared as Alan Strang in Equus on Broadway opposite Richard Burton. He directs theater productions, and is particularly known for his direction of Off-Off-Broadway comedies penned by avant garde playwright Jim Neu. McDermott appeared in the Hollywood movie Without a Trace, as well as in numerous independent films, including as half the title role in Ignatz & Lotte. His novel Acqua Calda was inspired by his long-term friendship and collaboration with director Robert Wilson, and his memoir of former long-time boyfriend Joe Brainard appeared in the anthology Loss Within Loss. His other memoir and fiction has appeared in periodicals, as well as in the anthology Boys Like Us.

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Keith McDermott Wikipedia


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