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Keith Coogan

Biography

Jackie Coogan’s grandson who also appeared on Television since his early child years, and went into theatre and radio. He made an appearance in episodes from the Waltons, Fantasy Isle, Knight Rider, and additional series. On stage he starred in productions from the Voice from the Prairie and additional functions at a Sacramento, California theatre. His grandfather Jackie Coogan performed the part of Uncle Fester in The Addams Family members. He wedded Kristen “Pinky” Shean on Oct 26th, 2013. Citing Nora Ephron’s Julie & Julia film as an motivation, he began a task where he’d find out a different monologue every day for 365 times, and post his renditions in videos.

Quick Facts


Full Name Keith Coogan
Date Of Birth January 13, 1970
Place Of Birth Palm Springs, CA
Height 1.7 m
Profession TV Actor
Education Los Angeles City College
Nationality American
Spouse Kristen Shean
Parents Leslie Diane Coogan
Awards Young Artist Award, Knight Rider
Movies Adventures in Babysitting, Toy Soldiers, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, The Fox and the Hound, Hiding Out, Book of Love, Downhill Willie, Cousins, The Power Within, In the Army Now, A Reason to Believe, Cheetah, Under the Boardwalk, Dawn Patrol, Soulkeeper, Life 101, The Godson, Ivory Tower, Dead of Nowhere 3D, Wrong Way Kid, Forever, Waking, Delia, Stories From the Edge
TV Shows The Waltons, The Mackenzies of Paradise Cove, Gun Shy
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Nephew of Jackie Coogan Jr..
2Keith Coogan is the grandson of Jackie Coogan, who played "Uncle Fester" on The Addams Family (1964). Sean Astin is the son of John Astin, who played "Gomez Addams" on The Addams Family (1964). Keith Coogan and Sean Astin played friends in Toy Soldiers (1991).
3Acted in two cult babysitting comedies: Adventures in Babysitting (1987) & Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991).
4Cousin of Jonathan Coogan
5Played Christina Applegate's younger brother in Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) but is actually almost two years older than she.
6Great-grandson of Jack Coogan Sr. and Lillian Coogan.
7Grand-nephew of Robert Coogan.
8Grandson of actor Jackie Coogan.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Limelight2017post-productionJim
TMI Hollywood2016TV SeriesHost / Various
Beautiful Garden2016The Cook
Pinky and the Fan Girls2015TV Series
Cats Dancing on Jupiter2015Fred
The Comeback Kids2014-2015TV SeriesKeith Coogan
Dawn Patrol2014/IIIProducer
Off the Record2014TV MovieRalph
Waking2013/IEdward
Dead of Nowhere 3D2011ShortThe Preacher
Delia2011ShortAlastair
A Guy Walks Into a Bar2011TV SeriesGuy
ACME Hollywood Dream Role2010TV Series
Crafty2009-2010TV SeriesThe Telepathist The Telelpathist
Married to the Kellys2004TV SeriesCustomer
Joan of Arcadia2003TV SeriesBrad Crewson
Soulkeeper2001Male Tour Guide
...Or Forever Hold Your Peace2001Captain
Python2000TV MovieLenny
Dreamers1999/IRob
Evasive Action1998Anthony Tait
Just a Little Harmless Sex1998Loudmouth Guy
The Godson1998Clumsy Student
Ivory Tower1998Russ Dyerson
Peacock Blues1996TV Short
Downhill Willie1995Willie Jones
The Power Within1995VideoEric Graves
A Reason to Believe1995Potto
Life 1011995VideoBuck
Diagnosis Murder1995TV SeriesKenny
In the Army Now1994Stoner #1
The Great O'Grady1993TV ShortJonathan
Forever1993Ted Dickson
Tales from the Crypt1993TV SeriesWaters
Sibs1992TV Series
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead1991Kenny
Toy Soldiers1991Snuffy Bradberry
Book of Love1990Crutch Kane
ABC Afterschool Specials1989-1990TV SeriesMatt Thompson / Eric Nelson
Just the Ten of Us1990TV SeriesKevin
21 Jump Street1989TV SeriesKyle DeGray
Spooner1989TV MovieD B Reynolds
Cheetah1989Ted
Cousins1989Mitch
Raising Miranda1988TV SeriesJoe Bergstrom
Under the Boardwalk1988Andy
Hiding Out1987Patrick Morenski
Adventures in Babysitting1987Brad
Starman1986TV SeriesRic Baker
Silver Spoons1986TV SeriesCubby
Growing Pains1986TV SeriesScottie
CHiPs1978-1983TV SeriesRoland / Rooster / Larry
Gun Shy1983TV SeriesClovis
Fame1983TV SeriesAndy
CBS Library1980-1983TV SeriesChris / Sterling North
All Summer in a Day1982TV ShortWilliam (as Keith Mitchell)
Knight Rider1982TV SeriesDavey Benson
Mork & Mindy1982TV SeriesScotti
The Kid with the Broken Halo1982TV MovieNick McNulty (as Keith Mitchell)
Million Dollar Infield1982TV MovieVance Levitas (as Keith Mitchell)
Strike Force1981TV SeriesTommy
Norma Rae1981TV MovieCraig Webster
It's a Living1981TV SeriesJoey Adams
The Fox and the Hound1981Young Tod (voice, as Keith Mitchell)
Little House on the Prairie1981TV SeriesTimothy
Laverne & Shirley1981TV SeriesBobby McKenzie
CBS Children's Mystery Theatre1980TV SeriesAnthony Monday
Fantasy Island1979-1980TV SeriesBarney Binstock / Scooter Collins
Eight Is Enough1979-1980TV SeriesVincent / Bobby
The Waltons1979-1980TV SeriesJeffrey Burton
The MacKenzies of Paradise Cove1979TV SeriesTimothy Mackenzie
The Love Boat1979TV SeriesLucas
Supertrain1979TV SeriesRodney
A Question of Love1978TV MovieBilly Guettner (as Keith Mitchell)
Battered1978TV MovieStevie Hawks (as Keith Mitchell)
Stickin' Together1978TV MovieTimothy Mackenzie (as Keith Mitchell)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 61st Annual Academy Awards1989TV Special performer: "I Wanna Be an Oscar Winner"
Adventures in Babysitting1987performer: "Babysitting Blues"

Set Decorator

Set Decorator

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dreamers1999/I

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Comeback Kids2014TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Today2012TV SeriesHimself - Gues
Actors Entertainment2010TV SeriesHimself
The Keith Coogan Experience2008Video shortHimself
America's Top 101990TV SeriesHimself
The 61st Annual Academy Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Performer (Break-Out Super Stars of Tomorrow Musical Number)
The Fairest of Them All1983TV MovieHimself (as Keith Mitchell)
Hollywood's Children1982TV Movie documentaryHimself - Child Actor
This Is Your Life1972TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1983Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor, Guest on a SeriesKnight Rider (1982)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1992Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsOutstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Motion PictureDon't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)· Christina Applegate
· Christopher Pettiet
· Danielle Harris
· Robert Hy Gorman
1992Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsOutstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Motion PictureToy Soldiers (1991)· Sean Astin
· Wil Wheaton
· T.E. Russell
· George Perez
1990Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor Starring in a Motion PictureCheetah (1989)
1988Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor in a Motion Picture - ComedyAdventures in Babysitting (1987)
1984Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor in a Movie Made for TelevisionCBS Library (1979)
1984Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor in a Comedy SeriesGun Shy (1983)


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