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Actor and producer who was a children’s advocate for 30 years and is considered a pioneer in the formation of children’s television programs including playing the title character of the iconic Captain Kangaroo.
He married Anne Jeanne Laurie in 1950 and they had three children.
How did Bob Keeshan die?
Bob Keeshan's death was caused by heart attack.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||76 years|
|Birthday||June 27, 1927|
|Death date||January 23, 2004|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
It is my contention that most people are not mugged every day, that most people in this world do not encounter violence every day. I think we prepare people for violence, and I think just as importantly we prepare people for the definition of being gentle.Bob Keeshan
The best teacher is an entertainer.Bob Keeshan
It requires more strength to be gentle, so it’s the everyday encounters of life that I think we’ve prepared children for and prepared them to be good to other people and to consider other people.Bob Keeshan
I enjoy meeting not only contemporary children, but yesterday’s children as well. It’s nice to talk about the experiences we shared, they tell me, ‘You were a good friend.’ That’s the warmest part.Bob Keeshan
Back in the old days, when I was a child, we sat around the family table at dinner time and exchanged our daily experiences. It wasn’t very organized, but everyone was recognized and all the news that had to be told was told by each family member. We listened to each other and the interest was not put on; it was real.Bob Keeshan