Mr. Keane is married to his lovely wife Christina. Mr. Keane was previously married and together they have 6 children. He and his family live in the DFW area where they attend the Catholic Church of Sacred Heart. Mr. Keane started his career in 1977 in high school where he was part of the theater and drama department. While in high school Mr. Keane became the manager of the radio station KSGP radio, an all high school radio station that broadcasted throughout the city. Mr. Keane graduated from Nimitz High School in Irving, Texas in 1981.
After graduating high school Mr. Keane left to serve in the Army National Guard and then returned home to continue service in the Army Reserves. Mr. Keane’s passion for the entertainment business really took a turn when he was asked to be in a film in Fort Worth, Texas. The film was called “Tough Enough” starring Dennis Quaid. Mr. Keane also played a district attorney and extra on a series in Dallas called “Guilty or Innocent”.
Mr. Keane changed his direction after that by committing himself to learn more about the entertainment business and wanted to own his own entertainment company. Mr. Keane started Sun Coast Productions where the company filmed, edited and produced the music for weddings, birthday parties and many other productions. He also loves the music of Elvis Presley. Mr. Keane started Flaming Star Production where he set out to produce live Elvis productions using Elvis impersonators. Mr. Keane has been producing such shows for the past 30 years. He has produced shows with such greats as Johnny Harra, James Wages and many other Elvis Presley impersonators.
Mr. Keane then decided in 1991, when his dad passed away, to start a new company called Milestone Entertainment. The company was a full service film, video and music company. Mr. Keane wanted to move his company in a different direction, and therefore, decided to attend USA Film Institute to learn how to produce, write and distribute feature films, television and other media formats. Mr. Keane also attend over 80 nuts and bolts seminars regarding producing, directing and distribution, thus keeping up with industry changes. Additionally, Mr. Keane has developed his expertise over the years by writing, producing and directing many full featured films, commercials, and industrials and also using his stunt skills to further this endeavor.
Mr. Keane received his stunt training from the USA Stunt School. After performing stunts and stunt coordinating, Mr. Keane decided to put together a stunt school and team for his own productions. Mr. Keane started the North Texas Stuntman’s Association. Mr. Keane then produced and directed a full feature film entitled “Verdun Manor – Sign of the Werewolf”. Mr. Keane put together several investors, a crew and talent of over 100 personnel, and this dream became reality. Mr. Keane has written, produced and directed over 300 live performances, industrials, commercials and theater productions throughout his entertainment career. He has also assisted on many films and was a speaker several times in his career at the Kim Dawson School of Acting and NYU Film School.
Mr. Keane is also credited with producing and directing several church plays, including one of which he received high praise – “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”. Mr. Keane has taught stunts, theater, acting and vocal and has helped independent music professionals throughout the world by offering consulting and other services to help them further their careers.
Mr. Keane had been very successful over the past 30 years and has recently developed over 12 new films and television reality shows just in the past 9 years. He is a past member of TAFTP (Texas Association of Tape and Film Professionals), Producer and Director Association, Chamber of Commerce Irving, Dallas and Las Colinas, WIF – Executive member of Woman in Film and many others. Mr. Keane has been in the media over the past 12 years regarding a show that he created in 1994 and was in the final stages of production called “American Idol”. Mr. Keane loss his lawsuit do to the fact that he did not ask for a financial responsibility when sending his concept out. Mr. Keane’s show has become the biggest show in America. His executive experience, knowledge and expertise in the entertainment and music industry will help drive Keane Broadcasting LLC Entertainment, Inc. to his final dream: creating the newest and strongest nationally renowned entertainment company.