• Philip McKeon is a retired American actor, best known for his role in “Alice” and “976-Evil II”
• He is a rather private person and has not appeared in the media since the mid-2000s
• His sister Nancy McKeon is also an actress
• He has an estimated net worth of $2.3 million
• He stands at 6ft 3ins tall, has dark brown hair and blue eyes

Who is Philip McKeon?

Philip McKeon was a retired American actor, who achieved stardom with the role of Tommy Hyatt in the TV comedy series “Alice” (1976-1985), and as Taylor in the horror film “976-Evil II” (1991), among many other roles which he secured during his career. He passed away in 2019.


Where is Philip McKeon Now?

Philip was a rather private person, and having retired from entertainment world in the mid- 2000s, didn’t appear in the media, except for his appearance in the mini- documentary series “The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases” in 2006, and in the documentary “Biography” about his sister Nancy McKeon in 2010. He passed away in 2019.

Philip McKeon Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Philip Anthony McKeon was born on the 11th November 1964, in Westbury, New York State USA, the son of Donald and his wife, Barbara McKeon . He had a younger sister, Nancy McKeon, who is an actress as well. Unfortunately, this is all that we know about his childhood, and his educational background remains a mystery.


Philip’s career started when he was just four years old; his parents would take him and his sister to nearby modeling auditions, and he soon became a model, appearing in local magazines, television commercials, and newspapers.

Philip McKeon

He continued to develop his modeling career, then after several years made his acting debut, chosen for the part of Tommy Hyatt in the TV comedy series “Alice” (1976-1985), a role which made him a national star. One of his first roles afterwards was as Richard Farley in the horror film “Return to Horror High” in 1987. After this, he starred in the film “Red Surf” in 1989, while in 1991 he was Taylor in the film “976-Evil II”. In 1993 he played Gordie in the horror film “Sandman” (1993), and his last role was as Demon in the comedy horror film “Ghoulies IV” (1994). He ‘retired’ for the first time, at least as an actor, in the mid- ‘90s.

Executive Producer

Philip then became a producer, and some of the projects on which he worked include the thriller drama “Murder in the First” (1995), starring Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, and Gary Oldman, and the fantasy mystery-drama film “The Jacket” in 2005, with Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, and Daniel Craig in the lead roles.

A Successful Sister

Philip’s sister Nancy is also a successful actress, two years younger than him.

Born Nancy Justine McKeon on the 4th April 1966, she’s best known to the world as Jo Polniaczek in the TV comedy series “The Facts of Life” (1980-1988), and as Jinny Exstead in the TV drama series “The Division” (2001-2004). She has been married to Marc Andrus since 2003, and has two daughters, Aurora and Harlow.

Nancy is far more popular than her brother, and has a decent fan base on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter.

She has an official Instagram page, with loyal fans eagerly waiting for new posts from this successful actress. You can find her on Twitter as well.

Philip McKeon Net Worth

Philip was away from the acting profession for about 25 years, but his success during his active years certainly added a considerable amount to his wealth. So, how rich was Philip McKeon at his passing? Sources have estimated McKeon’s net worth at over $2 million, in 2019.

Philip McKeon Personal Life, Dating, Children, is he Gay?

Philip wasn’t one of those celebrities who tend to share all the details from their personal life, and kept almost all the essential information about his life outside of his career a secret. Nevertheless, we’ve found out that he remained a bachelor all his life. Because of his secretive nature and lack of female companions, many wondered if he was gay or not, rumors of his sexuality  remain just that, as he never disclosed anything in regards to his sexual orientation; neither did he publicly admit to any romances, and certainly never married.

Philip McKeon Internet Fame

Unlike his sister,Philip preferred a life away from the public, though you could have found him on Facebook,  However, his posts weren’t frequent, and the last was dated to September 2018. 

Philip McKeon Height, Weight, and Appearance

Do you know how tall Philip McKeon was, and how much he weighed Well, Philip stood at 6ft 3ins tall, which is equal to 1.91m, while his weight was unknown, though he did sport a fit figure; his vital statistics are also unknown. He had dark brown hair and blue eyes.


Philip died on 20  December 2019, after a long but unspecified illness.

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