Bob Keegan (sometimes credited as Robert Keegan) (3 December 1924[1] – 16 January 1988) was a British film and television actor. He was known for his television roles, such as Z-Cars (where he had a lengthy role as Sergeant Bob Blackitt)[2] Softly, Softly, The First Lady, Under and Over, Beryl's Lot and Oh No It's Selwyn Froggitt. Keegan was also known for playing the role of "Harry Ware" in the 1971 film Straw Dogs.[3] He died in January 1988 of lung cancer, at the age of 63.[4]


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  2. ^ Radio Times (1965). Radio Times: Volume 169. G. Newnes. p. 27 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Bliss, Michael (1993). Justified Lives: Morality & Narrative in the Films of Sam Peckinpah. Southern Illinois University Press. p. 337. ISBN 978-0-8093-1823-0 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Lavender, Jane (12 September 2007). "Schoolboys vows to raise cash in honour of his father and granddad". The Bolton News. Retrieved 14 January 2022.