Philip McKeon is an American actor and producer. Many people recognized him for portraying the character of Tommy Hyatt in the sitcom ‘Alice'(1976-1985). After the end of the show, he continued to appear in recurring roles including 1979 ‘Chips’ and 1988 miniseries ‘Favorite Son’.
Moreover, he has produced and directed a few movies including ‘Teresa’s Tattoo’ and ‘Murder In The First’. Additionally, he rose to fame as child actors like Macaulay Culkin, Taylor Lautner, and Dakota Blue Richards.
Caption: Philip McKeon attending the premiere of “Last Dance” on April 24, 1996, at the Academy Theater in Beverly Hills, California.
Philip McKeon: Bio, Family, Education
The actor was born on 11 November 1964, in Westbury, New York, the United States of America. He was born to the parents Barbara and Donald McKeon, a travel agent. He has a younger sister Nancy Mckeon who is also an actress and producer.
Furthermore, he has not revealed information on his education. From a young age of four, his parents introduced him along with his sister to the world of acting. Therefore, from that time he began his career in acting and modeling. However, he was not as lucky as his sister who picked immediately. As for Philip, he had attended many auditions to get picked. After that, his career took off and got many roles and modeling assignments.
Philip McKeon: Career & Achievements
After working in several minor roles and modeling projects, he got his breakthrough role in 1976. The actress Linda Lavin discovered him while performing in a Broadway play than she recommended the role of Tommy in the Series ‘Alice’. After attending the auditions in California, we all knew that he appeared in all season of the series. McKeon played the role of teenager son to the lead character Alice Hyatt(Linda Lavin).
Further, the series had ranked among primetime’s top 10 in four for the next season five. Although in between 1978-79, it falls to number 13 but again it climbed up to gain its original position. The series has also earned several awards including Emmy and Golden Globes. Hence, Philip grew up in the sets of the series and had a good relationship with all the cast members. Among which he had a special relationship with actor Vic Tayback, like a father figure to him.
The series ‘Alice’ wrapped up in 1985 and McKeon continued to appear periodically in other projects. Other than acting, he has also debuted as producer and director.
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Quick Facts about the actor Philip McKeon
Net worth: He had made a good income in six-figure digits. In addition, he earned it through all his experiences which he gained working over decades in the industry. Therefore, his net worth has an estimation of above $2 million. But his current work or any of whereabouts.
Social Media Profiles: The actor seems very private person as we can not see any accounts on social media platforms. However, he has a fan page on Instagram and Facebook.
Is he married? Well! it’s a bit hard for us to find out about his relationships and married life. As he is a very private person who successfully had concealed his private life form the media. And so on many people including his fans had been wondering about his sexual preference. However, he has not talked about anything on this speculations or of him being married to anyone. So, in a safe mode, it would be better to assume him to be straight and single.
Measurements: The Alice famed actor has a fit body with a height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.90 meters. Other than this, there is no information on his body measurements.