Another piece of the heart that was Another World is broken and lost to us forever. Beloved Daytime Emmy winner Charles Keating, has passed away at the age of 72. Mr Keating played Carl Hutchins, first a villain and then the love of Rachel's life. He also appeared on All My Children as Damon Lazarre, As The World Turns as Niles Mason and Port Charles James Richfield.
He won the 1996 Emmy Award for Lead Actor for his outstanding Another World work. Mr Keating was nominated four times for Daytime Emmys. He appeared on the series from 1991 to 1999
He was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in 1986 for a revival of Joe Orton's "Loot."
His other extensive credits included the films "The Thomas Crown Affair," and "The Bodyguard" and "Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo." He appeared on the television shows "Alias," "Xena: Warrior Princess" and "Hercules."
He was a prolific,classically-trained actor who first started on the stage in London, England, where he was born on October 22nd, 1941. He worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon. His first television appearances included “Life and Death of Penelope,” “Crown Court” and “Brideshead Revisited.”
Mr. Keating was fighting cancer but a cause of death has not been disclosed. He is survived by his wife Mary and two sons.
"Charles Keating has passed," tweeted Another World alum Alicia Coppola (ex-Lorna). "I am so very sad. Along w/ @LindaDano, he was my very first acting teacher. The actress I am is because of them."
Fellow Another World alum Mark Pinter remembered Keating on Facebook with a quote from Hamlet: "He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again."
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