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Date Of BirthMarch 16, 1952
DiedJuly 8, 2015, Playa del Rey, California, United States
SpouseTracy Fontaine
FactHolds a BA in English from SUNY New Paltz.

Irwin Keyes was born on April 16, 1952 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He was the son of Jewish immigrants, Rose (née Soloway) and Max Keyes. His father was a watchmaker. He had two brothers, Bernard and Seymour. He was educated at the High School of Music & Art in Manhattan.

He began his career as a stand-up comedian in the early 1970s. He appeared on television shows such as The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and The Merv Griffin Show. He also had roles in films such as The Blues Brothers (1980), National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), The Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994) and Congo (1995).

He was married to actress Julie Adams from 1977 to 1981. He died of a heart attack on March 8, 2015 at the age of 62.

Keyes was 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and weighed 250 pounds (113 kg).

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Full NameIrwin Keyes
Date Of BirthMarch 16, 1952
DiedJuly 8, 2015, Playa del Rey, California, United States
Height1.85 m


SpouseTracy Fontaine


MoviesHouse of 1000 Corpses, Intolerable Cruelty, The Flintstones, The Warriors, Wrestlemaniac, Dahmer vs. Gacy, The Private Eyes, The Prize Fighter, Death Wish 4: The Crackdown, Wristcutters: A Love Story, Oblivion 2: Backlash, The Caretaker, Evil Bong 3D: The Wrath of Bong, Motorama, Dream Slashers, The...

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1Holds a BA in English from SUNY New Paltz.
2His recurring line "Hi! Remember Me?" from the TV series The Jeffersons (1975) briefly became a catchphrase in the late 1970s and there was even a poster with his picture as the character Hugo Mojelewski.




Angel InvestorsfilmingMunch (rumored)
The Caretaker2016/ISebastian
Catch of the Day2014Kletus Thorne
Professor Creepy's Scream Party2013TV MovieThe Ghoulster
Pretty Little Liars2013TV SeriesCreepy Passenger
Dead Kansas2013Giant
Half-Life: Raise the Bar2013ShortGuard
The Master & Me2012ShortYgor
And You Know Who You Are2012TV Series
The Board Room2012ShortChris
The Secret World2012Video GameFrank Madahado (voice)
Eagleheart2012TV SeriesMackie Friedman
Evil Bong 3-D: The Wrath of Bong2011The Killer
Ham Sandwich2011ShortHunchback
Dahmer vs. Gacy2010Dr. Pruitt
Mansfield Path2009ShortReeper
Black Dynamite2009Henchman
The Urn2008Albert
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2007TV SeriesRuss Beaudreaux
Dream Slashers2007VideoSheriff Garza / Pizza Delivery Man
Careless2007Woodsman Bob
El Mascarado Massacre2006The Stranger
Wristcutters: A Love Story2006Stiff Drinks Bartender
Horror High2005VideoThe Janitor
Neighborhood Watch2005Vernon
The Fallen Ones2005TV MoviePale-Eye Priest
Rhythm City Volume One: Caught Up2005VideoBig Man's Crew
Intolerable Cruelty2003Wheezy Joe
House of 1000 Corpses2003Ravelli
Legend of the Phantom Rider2002Bigfoot
The Search for Snuggy Bear2001ShortShopper
Dead Last2001TV SeriesPanicky Guy
Perfect Fit2001Convict / Otto
Black Scorpion2001TV SeriesDepressed Man
The Vampire Hunters Club2001Video shortObnoxious Dancer
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas2000Joe Rockhead
Timegate: Tales of the Saddle Tramps1999VideoDeputy (as Joe Smith)
Tequila Body Shots1999Jailman #1
The Godson1998Tracy Dick
Asylum1997/IScreaming Patient
The Adventures of Pinocchio1996Video GameIgoro - the Jailkeeper
EZ Streets1996TV SeriesDog Face
Pure Danger1996VideoKilljoy
Oblivion 2: Backlash1996Bork
Here Come the Munsters1995TV MovieOne-eyed man
The Power Within1995VideoMosh
Timemaster1995Orphanage Aide
Get Smart1995TV SeriesAgent 0 / Drowning Victim
The Flintstones1994Joe Rockhead (as Irwin '88' Keyes)
The Silence of the Hams1994Guard
Double Switch1993Video GameBrutus
Sam and Max Hit the Road1993Video GameBruno (voice)
Dream Lover1993Officer
Magic Kid1993VideoThe Bookie
Tales from the Crypt1992TV SeriesFigure
On the Air1992TV SeriesShorty the Stagehand
Motorama1991Hunchback Attendant
Adventures in Dinosaur City1991Guard #1
Guilty as Charged1991Deek
Disturbed1990Pat Tuel
Mob Boss1990VideoMonk
Down the Drain1990Patrick
Growing Pains1989TV SeriesJeff
Sonny Spoon1988TV SeriesGang Member
Thirtysomething1988TV SeriesThe Beast
Frankenstein General Hospital1988The Monster
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown1987Bauggs's Chauffeur
Married with Children1987TV SeriesMr. Hugo
Outlaws1987TV Series
Nice Girls Don't Explode1987Cocker
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1987TV SeriesReginald
Brothers1986TV SeriesGuy
Moonlighting1985TV SeriesGangster
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear1984TV MovieGuard
Exterminator 21984Monster
The Jeffersons1981-1984TV SeriesHugo Mojelewski
Chained Heat1983Lorenzo
Laverne & Shirley1982TV SeriesLou
Zapped!1982'Too Mean' Levine
Police Squad!1982TV SeriesLuca
Lovely But Deadly1981Gommorah
Stardust Memories1980Fan Outside Hotel
The Exterminator1980Bobby
Bloodrage1980Pimp in Hallway
Friday the 13th1980Busboy (uncredited)
The Private Eyes1980Jock
The Prize Fighter1979Flower
Saturday Night Live1979TV SeriesPatron
Squeeze Play1979Bouncer
Nocturna1979Transylvania Character
The Warriors1979Police
Manny's Orphans1978Shove
Team-Mates1978Big Frank


And You Know Who You Are2012TV Series 2 episodes


Dream Slashers2007Video co-producer


The Scream2009VideoHimself
The Hitchcock of HipHop2008VideoHimself
The Commuter Talk Show2008ShortHimself
Goolians2006Video documentary shortMon-anom Member
Horror Kung-Fu Theatre2006TV SeriesHimself
Texas Frightmare Weekend 20062006Video documentaryHimself


Won Awards

2016FANtastic AwardFANtastic Horror Film Festival, San DiegoBest Actor in a Short FilmThe Master & Me (2012)
2015FANtastic AwardFANtastic Horror Film Festival, San DiegoBest Supporting Actor in a Feature FilmThe Caretaker (2016)
2011Action on Film AwardAction on Film International Film Festival, USAOutstanding Cast PerformanceDahmer vs. Gacy (2010)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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