Doug McKeon
Born (1966-06-10) June 10, 1966 (age 55)
OccupationActor, film director, screenwriter
Years active1976–present
Spouse(s)Kathy McKeon

Doug McKeon (born June 10, 1966) is an American actor, director and screenwriter who first achieved notability as a child actor.

Early life and career

McKeon was born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, and raised in Oakland, New Jersey, where he attended Indian Hills High School.[1]

McKeon performed in the television series The Edge of Night. He acted in the films Uncle Joe Shannon (for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award), On Golden Pond, Night Crossing and Mischief.[2]

Selected filmography

Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1978 Uncle Joe Shannon Robbie
1979 Big Shamus, Little Shamus Max Sutter 9 episodes
1979 Centennial Philip Wendell TV miniseries
1980 The Comeback Kid Michael TV film
1981 On Golden Pond Billy Ray Jr.
1982 Night Crossing Frank Strelzyk
1982 An Innocent Love Harry Woodward TV film
1982 Desperate Lives Scott Cameron TV film
1985 Mischief Jonathan Bellah
1985 Heart of a Champion: The Ray Mancini Story Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini TV film
1987 At Mother's Request Marc Schreuder TV miniseries
1992 Where the Red Fern Grows: Part Two Billy Coleman Direct-to-video film
1996 The Empty Mirror The Typist
1996 Kounterfeit Patron
1998 From the Earth to the Moon Joe Allen TV miniseries
2000 Rocket's Red Glare Flight Surgeon #2 TV film
2001 Critical Mass Breem Direct-to-video film
2001 The Boys of Sunset Ridge Director and writer
2005 Come Away Home Woodsy Warner Also director
2015 I Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance Is Mine Oscar "Koza" Kosca
2016 LBJ Hubert Humphrey


  1. ^ Klein, Alvin (December 20, 1981). "Silver Screen is Gold for Bergen Youth". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2017-02-04. Retrieved October 19, 2016. Oakland... The young actor, who lives in this Bergen County community, considers himself, at 15, a 'veteran of show business'... Having finished three more films since On Golden Pond, Doug is in what he calls a 'hiatus,' which means that he's back in Indian Hills High School as a sophomore and taking exams, instead of traveling around with a tutor.
  2. ^ Erickson, Hal (2015). "Doug McKeon - Biography". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline and All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on January 1, 2015. Retrieved September 15, 2015.