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actor

Frank Keenan, American actor. member Boston Museum Stock Company, later in New York for many years, and touring in the United States.

Background

Keenan, Frank was born on April 8, 1858 in Dubuque, Iowa, United States. Son of Owen and Frances (Kelly) Keenan.

Education

Educated Boston College.

Career

John, N.B.; children—Mistress Frances Sloan, Mistress Hilda Wynn. First appeared on stage in Boston, 1880. Member Boston Museum Stock Company, later in New York for many years, and touring in the United States.

Played in “The Capitol,” “The Christian,” “The Girl of the Golden West,” as Cassius, in “Julius Cæsar,” as Rip Van Winkle, as leading character in “John Ferguson”. Starred in “Hearts of Oak,” “McKenna’s Flirtation,” “A Texas Steer,” “A Poor Relative,” “The Heights,” “The Pawn,” “The Warrens of Virginia,” etc. Directed original productions of “The Christian,” “The King’s Musketeers,” “Such a Little Queen,” and many others.

Home: Hollywood, Calif.

Membership

Member Boston Museum Stock Company, later in New York for many years, and touring in the United States.

Connections

Married Katherine Agnes Long, of St. Children: Mistress.

father:
Owen Keenan

mother:
Frances (Kelly) Keenan

spouse:
Katherine Agnes Long

child:
Mrs Keenan