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All About Former Child Actor Phillip McKeown

Published Sun Mar 20 2022 By sijal
All About Former Child Actor Phillip McKeown

Philip Anthony McKeown was a famed Hollywood child actor who became producer, and director. He got famed after being featured in the movie Alice as the fictional character Tommy Hyatt. 

With his fantastic screen presentation, Philip was able to make his own reputation and special place in the world of the movie industry.

Philip was born on November 11, 1964, in Westbury, New York City, the United States as the son of tribute military service agent Donald McKeown and mother Barbara McKeown. Besides that, his younger sister is also a popular American actress.

How was the early life of Philip?

From an early age, their parents take them to the studios and photographers only cause they dream of being related to the movie world. His parents were achieving their dreams through their children.

Just from 4 years old Philip started to work as a print model for different studios and brands alongside his sister Nancy. His parents got proud when their children appeared on Television and in newspapers. 

However, it was tough for Philip to study and work at the same time but he still managed it all.

Professional Life

The unit director of the movie The Young Unknowns had a reputation and attention on media and television which mostly helped to get on the track of movies. 

However, most of his movies didn't get that much of views and popularity he still got fame from his incredible screen presence.

Philip McKeown with his co-actors doing a movie shoot playing cards
Philip McKewon doing a movie shoot. source: @Amazing Stories

Red Surf, Ghoulies IV, Return to Horror High, Teresas's Tattoo, Sandman, and Where the Day Takes are some of his distinctive types of movies. But his sister Nancy McKeon got more fame and popularity through her box office hit movies.

Net worth

The actor of the movie Teresa's Tattoo  Phillip McKeown had good earnings from his throughout career as a child artist. His earnings were enough to spend on family expenses which was the best gift to give to his parents. 

The total estimated net worth of Philip Mckeown was more than $1 million dollars however his sister Nancy Mckeown had a net worth of $2.5 million dollars as of 2022. Mckeown's main source of income was working in radios, modeling as a child artist in brands, and getting sponsors and reality Tv shows.

Was Philip gay?

This is the frequent question asked by many of his fans if Phillip McKeown was gay. Although he was already in his 50s and yet to get married many people started to doubt his sexuality. But the actor himself never openly talked about his personal matters.

Philip McKeown with his sister Nancy McKeown attending an award function wearing a suit pant
Philip McKeown with his sister Nancy McKeown in an award show. source: @TheNewsCrunch 

 He was an alone person who prefers to live on his own rather than communicate with people and because of this fantasy, many people misunderstood him.

Is Philip alive or dead now?

On the day of December 10, 2019, the  Tommy Hyatt fans lost their actor. Philip was suffering from an illness for 1 year, there was a rumor he was suffering from cancer but none of his family members talked about this topic.

Even he died his innocent and childish acting will always be remembered by his well-wishers and fans. After his death, his family members went all silent and were often seen on media platforms.

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