Stacy Keach was born on June 2, 1941, in Savannah, Georgia at the United States. His parents are Stacy Keach Sr, and Mary Cain. His brother is James Keach. His father is an Actor, Drama Teacher and a theatre Director, his mother is an Actress. By June 1959, He completed his school Education from Van Nuys High school. He was the Class President during his school days. At 1963 he attained the Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Dramatic Arts and English from University of California at Berkeley. Later He obtained his Master degree in Fine Arts from Yale School of Drama. He also became the Fulbright Scholar from London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
He met Actor Laurence Olivier while he was persuading in London. In 1966 at Village Gate his first role in Mac Bird! an Off-Broadway directed by Barbara Garson was published. Later he acted in George Tabori's The Niggerlovers in 1967 with
Morgan Freeman. During that shooting, Freeman helped Keach and guided him more about acting. His next play by Joseph Heller is We Bombed in New Heaven which featured in several theatres like Yale Repertory and later at On Broadway. By 1969, through Indians, as Buffalo Bull Stacy made his first appearance on Broadway with the help of Arthur Kopit.
He is also known as Stacy Jr to make him identified clearly from his father. He also portrayed the major role for the play The Nude Paper Sermon which is a media Presentation composed by Eric Salzman and Commissioned by Nonesuch. He received awards from several associations which include Drama Desk, Vernon Rice, Obie Awards. He played the title role for the touring company composed by CY Coleman for Musical Barnum. For his plays Richard III and Macbeth he received the Award from Helen Heyes for Outstanding Performance for the year 1991 and 1996. He worked with Shakespeare Theater Company for the movie Macbeth.
During 1998 he joined with George Wendt in London Production of arts for one of the three Principals. He played the major role in the cinema named King Lear by Shakespeare at Goodman Theater in Chicago for the year 2006. Later he joined with New York Philharmonic for the show Lerner and Lowe’s Camelot as Merlin in the year 2008. The play King Lear of Shakespeare was remounted during the summer at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington for the year 2009.
This remounted show helped him to get one more award from Helen Hayes for his outstanding performance. He also appeared in the Television Films Ring of Death, Planes and a supporting role in
The Bourne Legacy and a part in Neil Dellacroce. He made a voice debut for Television episode The Simpsons Hungry Hungry Hoer, Marge and Homer Turn a Couple Play, Old Yeller-Belly and in Waiting for Duff man. He married four times