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actor , television producer

Bob Keeshan, American television producer, actor.


Keeshan, Bob was born on June 27, 1927 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Margaret (Conroy) Keeshan.


Student, Fordham University, 1949. Doctor of Fine Arts, Fordham University, 1975. Doctor of Pedagogy, Rhode Island College, 1969.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Alfred University, 1969. Doctor of Humane Letters, Long Island University, 1977. Doctor of Humane Letters, College of New Rochelle, 1980.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Le Moyne College College, 1983. Doctor of Humane Letters, Mount St. Mary College, Newburgh, New York, 1984. HHD, Dartmouth College, 1975.

HHD, Bucknell University, 1981. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Indiana State University, 1978. Doctor of Laws, Elmira University, New York, 1980.

DL, Marquette University, 1983. DPS, Center Michigan University, 1984. Doctor of Humane Letters, St. Joseph College, 1987.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Adrian College, 1988. Doctor of Humane Letters, State University of New York, 1995. Doctor of Humane Letters, Western Medical College, 1996.


President Robert Keeshan Associates, since 1955. Director Marvin Josephson Associates Incorporated, New York York City, 1969-1977, Bank of Babylon, New York, 1973-1979, Anchor Savings Bank, 1976-1991.



Member board education West Islip, New York, 1953-1958. President Suffolk County Hearing and Speech Center, 1966-1971, Suffolk County Police Athletic League, 1973-1977. Member Suffolk County council Boy Scouts American.

Board directors National Association Hearing and Speech Agencies, 1969-1971, United Fund Long Island, 1967-1968. Board directors Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, New York, 1969-1978, president, 1978-1979, chairman executive committee, 1979-1980. Chairman board trustees College New Rochelle, New York, 1974-1980.

Chairman Council of Governing Boards, 1979-1980. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1945-1946. Fellow American Academy Pediatrics (honorary).

Clubs: Long Island Yacht (Babylon) (commodore 1964-1965). Friars (New York City). Southward Ho Country (Bay Shore New York ).


Married Anne Jeanne Laurie, December 30, 1950. Children: Michael Derek, Laurie Margaret, Maeve Jeanne.

Joseph Keeshan

Margaret (Conroy) Keeshan

Anne Jeanne Laurie

Michael Derek Keeshan

Laurie Margaret Keeshan

Maeve Jeanne Keeshan